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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 fascinating hybrid of writing advisor, biography, and literary analysis—anthropologist and novelist Kirin Narayan introduces readers to a couple different aspects of Chekhov: his pithy, witty observations at the writing method, his existence as a author via money owed via his associates, kinfolk, and fanatics, and his enterprise into nonfiction via his book Sakhalin Island. through heavily getting to the folk who lived below the appalling stipulations of the Russian penal colony on Sakhalin, Chekhov confirmed how empirical information mixed with a literary aptitude can deliver readers nose to nose with far-off, assorted lives, enlarging a feeling of human responsibility.

Highlighting this stability of the empirical and the literary, Narayan calls on Chekhov to convey new strength to the writing of ethnography and inventive nonfiction alike. Weaving jointly choices from writing by way of and approximately him with examples from different proficient ethnographers and memoirists, she deals functional workouts and suggestion on issues resembling tale, thought, position, individual, voice, and self. a brand new and energetic exploration of ethnography, Alive within the Writing shows how the genre’s attentive, sustained reference to the lives of others can turn into a strong device for any writer.

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