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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example examines the principles and techniques of the genre by taking a close, analytical look at outstanding contemporary essays by fifteen highly accomplished writers. Featuring examples of memoir, profile, literary journalism, medical reporting, and travel writing, it includes selections by Madeleine Blais, Tim Cahill, James Conaway, Joa ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2001)
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Wendy
It's an interesting concept for a pedagogical writing book: narrative nonfiction pieces heavily annotated by the editor, Patsy Sims. Though some of the annotations are extremely basic, others are very helpful. Solid introductory book.
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