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New and Experimental Approaches to Writing Lives

New and Experimental Approaches to Writing Lives
  

This edited collection is a timely study of new approaches to writing lives, including literary docu-memoir, autobiographical cartography, social media life writing and autobiographical writing for children.

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ISBN 9781352007213
Barcode 9781352007213
Published 22 August 2019 by Macmillan Education
Format Hardback, 1st ed. 2019
Author(s) Edited by Parnell, Jo
Contributions by Craig, Hugh
Contributions by Brien, Donna Lee
Foreword by McMillen, Caroline
Contributions by Sala, Michael
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ISBN-13 9781352007213
ISBN-10 1352007215
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Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Macmillan Education
Imprint Red Globe Press
Publication Date 22 August 2019
International Publication Date 22 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, 1st ed. 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019th
Author(s) Edited by Parnell, Jo
Contributions by Craig, Hugh
Contributions by Brien, Donna Lee
Foreword by McMillen, Caroline
Contributions by Sala, Michael
Category Creative Writing & Creative Writing Guides
Number of Pages 236
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Weight 457g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Autobiography - Authorship
NBS Text Usage & Writing Guides
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 808.06692
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

With recent advances in digital technology, a number of exciting and innovative approaches to writing lives have emerged, from graphic memoirs to blogs and other visual-verbal-virtual texts. This edited collection is a timely study of new approaches to writing lives, including literary docu-memoir, autobiographical cartography, social media life writing and autobiographical writing for children. Combining literary theory with insightful critical approaches, each essay offers a serious study of innovative forms of life writing, with a view to reflecting on best practice and offering the reader practical guidance on methods and techniques. Offering a range practical exercises and an insight into cutting-edge literary methodologies, this is an inspiring and thought-provoking companion for students of Literature and Creative Writing studying courses on life writing, memoir or creative non-fiction.

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Author's Bio

Dr Jo Parnell, is Conjoint Fellow in the School of Humanities and Social Science at Newcastle University, Australia.

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