The Story Is True: The Art and Meaning of Telling Stories

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Product Details

Price
$71.50
Publisher
Temple University Press
Publish Date
Pages
244
Dimensions
5.8 X 0.82 X 8.38 inches | 0.87 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781592136063
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About the Author

Bruce Jackson is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of American Culture, University at Buffalo. He is the author of more than 20 other books as well as a documentary filmmaker and photographer. The French government named him Chevalier in L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France's highest honor in the arts and humanities.

Reviews

"[A] thoughtful examination of story and storytelling.... It is a brilliant mobilization of storycraft to illuminate aspects of the storyteller's art and the nature of story itself.... The Story Is True is a delight to read. Bruce Jackson has written an enjoyable and entertaining book that is grounded in solid theory and mature observation. Students of narrative will find much insight in the stories told here by this master storyteller. For those who choose to read deeper, an expanded understanding of humanity's most intimate workings is in store."
Voices"

"[A] thoughtful examination of story and storytelling.... It is a brilliant mobilization of storycraft to illuminate aspects of the storyteller's art and the nature of story itself.... The Story Is True is a delight to read. Bruce Jackson has written an enjoyable and entertaining book that is grounded in solid theory and mature observation. Students of narrative will find much insight in the stories told here by this master storyteller. For those who choose to read deeper, an expanded understanding of humanity's most intimate workings is in store."
--Voices