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y separately published work icon Offshoot : Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice anthology   criticism   poetry   prose  
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Offshoot : Contemporary Life Writing Methodologies and Practice
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'Offshoot includes essays in life writing methodologies and approaches, as well as a series of creative work – poetry and prose – that engages with current life writing. This collection highlights the development and influence of the genre in the twenty-first century.

'Starting from the premise that life writing is a significant component of both contemporary artistic practice and scholarship, Offshootprovides a necessary re-evaluation of the mode, its contemporary sub-generic incarnations, as well as methodological and practical approaches. The book presents research on a wide range of approaches, including both traditional areas such as literature and creative writing and areas that have not previously been associated with life writing scholarship.

'With its multifaceted readings, Offshoot signals a shift in life writing research tending towards an expansive, hybrid, experimental, and rhizomic approach.' (Publication summary)

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    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 353p.
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      • Published May 2018

      ISBN: 9781742589626

Works about this Work

Fibrillations of Life Writing Moya Costello , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 22 no. 2 2018;

'‘Books talk among themselves’, Umberto Eco (1984: 61) once quipped convincingly. Readers overhear those conversations, I assert. Some books sing to you (as Francesca Rendle-Short, in her performative essay on memoir in Offshoot, says of Maxine Beneba Clarke’s The Hate Race [232]). Offshoot crackles at me. Staying ululates.'  (Introduction)

Fibrillations of Life Writing Moya Costello , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 22 no. 2 2018;

'‘Books talk among themselves’, Umberto Eco (1984: 61) once quipped convincingly. Readers overhear those conversations, I assert. Some books sing to you (as Francesca Rendle-Short, in her performative essay on memoir in Offshoot, says of Maxine Beneba Clarke’s The Hate Race [232]). Offshoot crackles at me. Staying ululates.'  (Introduction)

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