About 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.
Table of Contents
FOUND LIVES: REFRAMING THE LOST, THE INANIMATE, AND THE HIDDEN
MOVING LIVES: RELOCATING IN TIME AND SPACE
YOUNG LIVES: NEW GROWTH
- New and Experimental Approaches to Writing Lives
- Macmillan Education UK
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Dr. Jo Parnell
- Creative Writing