True Selves: Narrative Distance in Stories of Fiction and Nonfiction

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True Selves: Narrative Distance in Stories of Fiction and Nonfiction consists of a scholarly preface and four creative works. The preface discusses narrative distance as used in both fiction and nonfiction, and as compares to other narrative agents such as point of view, especially in contemporary creative writing. The selection of stories examines relationships, especially familial, and themes of isolation, community, and memory. Collection includes two chapters of a novel-in-progress, Fences, short fiction story "Trees and Furniture," and creative nonfiction essays, "Floating" and "On the Sparrow."

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Al-Qasem, Ruby December 2009.

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True Selves: Narrative Distance in Stories of Fiction and Nonfiction consists of a scholarly preface and four creative works. The preface discusses narrative distance as used in both fiction and nonfiction, and as compares to other narrative agents such as point of view, especially in contemporary creative writing. The selection of stories examines relationships, especially familial, and themes of isolation, community, and memory. Collection includes two chapters of a novel-in-progress, Fences, short fiction story "Trees and Furniture," and creative nonfiction essays, "Floating" and "On the Sparrow."

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Al-Qasem, Ruby. True Selves: Narrative Distance in Stories of Fiction and Nonfiction, thesis, December 2009; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12069/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .