The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers Of/On Creative Non-Fiction (3rd Edition)

Author: Robert L. Root
Author: Michael Steinberg
This best-selling anthology is a comprehensive and indispensable introduction and guide to the way creative nonfiction is written today. An anthology in Part I introduces readers to works by exemplary contemporary writers in the genre of creative nonfiction—Annie Dillard, Patricia Hampl, among others. Part II presents articles discussing the forms and issues surrounding the fourth genre, including pieces by writers whose work appears in Part I. Part III pairs essays and memoirs with articles by their authors explaining their composing processes when they wrote the essay. Ideal for individuals interested in learning to write contemporary creative nonfiction.
ISBN: 9780205426058
Page Count: 528
Publisher: Longman
Publication Date: 2/26/2004
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