Contemporary discussions on nonfiction are often riddled with questions about the boundaries between truth and memory, honesty and artifice, facts and lies. Just how much truth is in nonfiction? How much is a lie? Blurring the Boundaries sets out to answer such questions while simultaneously exploring the limits of the form. This collection features twenty genre-bending essays from todayas most renowned teachers and writersaincluding original work from Michael Martone, Marcia Aldrich, Dinty W. Moore, Lia Purpura, and Robin Hemley, among others. These essays experiment with structure, style, and subject matter, and each is accompanied by the writeras personal reflection on the work itself, illuminating his or her struggles along the way. As these innovative writers stretch the limits of genre, they take us with them, offering readers a front-row seat to an ever-evolving form. Readers also receive a practical approach to craft thanks to the unique writing exercises provided by the writers themselves. Part groundbreaking nonfiction collection, part writing reference, Blurring the Boundaries serves as the ideal book for literary lovers and practitioners of the craft.I used a manual Royal typewriter because it made me feel more like Hemingway. ... HELPFUL WRITING PROMPT Score some medical marijuana, regress to a fetus-like twenty-twoyear-old, get an old typewriter on eBay, and connect with youranbsp;...
|Title||:||Blurring the Boundaries|
|Publisher||:||U of Nebraska Press - 2013-03-01|