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

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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of linked essays in praise of reading and writing, with subjects running from ghost stories to comic books, Sherlock Holmes to Cormac McCarthy. Throughout, Chabon energetically argues for a return to the thrilling, chilling origins of storytelling, rejecting the false walls around "serious" literature in favor of a wide-ranging affection
Summary
A series of linked essays analyzes works of literature important to the author, argues for the importance of enjoying a diverse range of reading options, and explores the author's own writings from a perspective of personal history
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
291391
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chabon, Michael
Dewey number
801/.95
Index
index present
LC call number
PN98.R38
LC item number
C43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A5CC718-0AA6-42B4-91B7-0E09F2267FFD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • Other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • Recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights: thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions: on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • Killer hook: Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure: on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
ocn793201827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453234136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7A5CC718-0AA6-42B4-91B7-0E09F2267FFD
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A5CC718-0AA6-42B4-91B7-0E09F2267FFD
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • Other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • Recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights: thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions: on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • Killer hook: Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure: on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
ocn793201827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453234136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7A5CC718-0AA6-42B4-91B7-0E09F2267FFD

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