The Fourth Genre Contemporary Writers Of/on Creative Nonfiction by Robert L. Root, Michael Steinberg
  

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The Fourth Genre Contemporary Writers Of/on Creative Nonfiction by Robert L. Root, Michael Steinberg

The Fourth Genre offers the most comprehensive, teachable, and current introduction available today to the cutting-edge, evolving genre of creative nonfiction. While acknowledging the literary impulse of nonfiction to be a fourth genre equivalent to poetry, fiction, and drama, this text focuses on subgenres of the nonfiction form, including memoir, nature writing, personal essays, literary journalism, cultural criticism, and travel writing.

This anthology was the first to draw on the common ground of the practicing writer and the practical scholar and to make the pedagogical connections between creative writing practice and composition theory, bridging some of the gaps between the teaching of composition, creative writing, and literature in English departments.

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Paperback
464 pages

Author

Robert L. Root, Michael Steinberg
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Publisher

Longman Inc an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Publication date

20th June 2011

ISBN

9780205172771


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