text The art of memoir
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.
- Caveat emptor -- Preface: Welcome to my chew toy -- The past's vigor -- The truth contract twixt writer and reader -- Why not to write a mernoir: plus a pop quiz to protect the bleeding & box out the rigid -- A voice conjures the human who utters ... Read more
- xxiii, 229 pages ; 22 cm.
- Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015
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