Kirin Narayan's Alive in the Writing: Crafting Ethnography in the Company of PDF

By Kirin Narayan

ISBN-10: 0226568180

ISBN-13: 9780226568188

ISBN-10: 0226568199

ISBN-13: 9780226568195

Anton Chekhov is respected as a boldly cutting edge playwright and brief tale writer—but he wrote greater than simply performs and tales. In Alive within the Writing—an exciting hybrid of writing consultant, biography, and literary analysis—anthropologist and novelist Kirin Narayan introduces readers to a few different aspects of Chekhov: his pithy, witty observations at the writing method, his lifestyles as a author via bills by means of his pals, family members, and fans, and his enterprise into nonfiction via his book Sakhalin Island. through heavily getting to the folks who lived less than the appalling stipulations of the Russian penal colony on Sakhalin, Chekhov confirmed how empirical information mixed with a literary aptitude can convey readers nose to nose with far away, diverse lives, enlarging a feeling of human responsibility.

Highlighting this stability of the empirical and the literary, Narayan calls on Chekhov to carry new strength to the writing of ethnography and artistic nonfiction alike. Weaving jointly choices from writing by way of and approximately him with examples from different gifted ethnographers and memoirists, she bargains functional routines and suggestion on subject matters reminiscent of tale, thought, position, individual, voice, and self. a brand new and full of life exploration of ethnography, Alive within the Writing shows how the genre’s attentive, sustained reference to the lives of others can turn into a robust instrument for any writer.

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