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Art of memoir, Mary Karr

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Art of memoir
Title
Art of memoir
Statement of responsibility
Mary Karr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Karr breaks down the key elements of great literary memoir, opening our concepts of memory and identity, and illuminating the cathartic power of reflecting on the past; anybody with an inner life or complicated history, whether writer or reader, will relate
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Title
The art of memoir
Creator
Summary
A renowned Syracuse University professor builds on her memoirs and literary anecdotes to outline her personal writing process while identifying the elements of a successful memoir
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10443401
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
809/.93592
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT25
LC item number
.K32 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Mary Karr
Art of memoir, Mary Karr
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Art of memoir, Mary Karr
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226)
Contents
Caveat emptor -- Preface: Welcome to my chew toy -- The past's vigor -- The truth contract twixt writer and reader -- Why not to write a memoir: plus a pop quiz to protect the bleeding & box out the rigid -- A voice conjures the human who utters it -- Don't try this at home: the seductive, narcissistic count -- Sacred carnality -- How to choose a detail -- Hucksters, the deluded, and big pat liars -- Interiority and inner enemy--private agonies read deeper than external whammies -- On finding the nature of your talent -- The visionary Maxine Hong Kingston -- Dealing with beloveds (on and off the page) -- On information, facts, and data -- Personal run-ins with fake voices -- On book structure and the order of information -- The road to hell is paved with exaggeration -- Blind spots and false selves -- Truth hunger: the public and private burning of Kathryn Harrison -- Old-school technologies for the stalled novice -- Major reversals in Cherry and Lit -- Why memoirs fail -- An incomplete checklist to stave off dread -- Michael Herr: start in Kansas, end in Oz -- Against vanity: in praise of revision
Control code
ocn899226601
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 229 pages
Isbn
9780062223067
Isbn Type
9hc)

Library Locations

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