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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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