The Resource Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon, (ebook)

Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon, (ebook)

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Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands
Title
Maps and legends
Title remainder
reading and writing along the borderlands
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In these lively critical and personal essays, Chabon asserts his literary manifesto: "I read for entertainment, and I write to entertain. Period." This collection of sixteen essays champions the cause of sci-fi and westerns, superheroes and horror shows, gumshoes and goblins-all the genre novels, comics, and pulp fiction that get pushed aside when literary discussion turns serious. For Chabon, the stories that give us great pleasure are in many ways our truest, best art-the building blocks of our shared imagination. Whether he's taking up Superman or Sherlock Holmes, Poe or Proust, Chabon's emphatic mission is to explore the reasons we tell each other tales, and to offer a glimpse of his own history as reader and writer. This ebook features a biography of the author
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Midwest
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Chabon, Michael
Dewey number
801/.95
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Reader-response criticism
  • Authorship
  • Literature
  • Books and reading
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453234136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550375
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550375
System control number
MWT11550375
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453234136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550375
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550375
System control number
MWT11550375
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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