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Shadow Boxing: Art and Craft Creative Nonfiction

Shadow Boxing: Art and Craft Creative Nonfiction
Author: Kristen Iversen
ISBN 13: 9780130994424
ISBN 10: 130994421
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-10-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $86.80

Shadow Boxing: Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction is the first text to cover all of the major subgenres of this burgeoning field: the Memoir, the Personal Essay, Literary Journalism, Nature Writing, Biography and History, and the Nonfiction Novel. This comprehensive text balances model readings with practical exercises to help students develop their own writing styles and experiment with the techniques and subject matter native to each facet of creative nonfiction.

Each subgenre-specific chapter includes:

  • Readings by professional writers and students
  • Revision tips and strategies
  • Advice for students and instructors on ways to create an effective workshop environment.