Item Details

The Art of Creative Research: A Field Guide for Writers

Philip Gerard
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Language
English
Series
Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing
ISBN
9780226179773, 022617977X, 9780226179803, 022617980X, 9780226179940
Contents
  • Prologue: on fire for research (an homage to Larry Brown)
  • What creative research is and how to use it
  • Preparing a research plan
  • Tools of the trade
  • Archives: what they are, where they are, and how best to use them
  • It must be true : I saw it on the Internet
  • Archives of memory, imagination, and personal expertise
  • Warm art of the interview
  • Walking the ground and handling the thing itself
  • Troubleshooting, fact-checking, and emotional cost
  • Breathing life into facts and data on the page.
Description
xiii, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index.
Technical Details
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