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7: Creative Nonfiction, The Fourth Genre

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    • 7.1: Creative Nonfiction as a Genre
      Creative nonfiction seems to have existed for as long as poetry, fiction, and drama have, but only in the last forty years or so has the term become common as a label for creative, factual prose. The length is not a factor in characterizing this genre: Such prose can take the form of an essay or a book. For this chapter’s discussion, we will focus on the essay.
    • 7.2: Models of Creative Nonfiction

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