Craig Morgan Teicher on C. D. Wright’s One Big Self: An Investigation
Craig Morgan Teicher
One Big Self:
by C. D. Wright
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In the post–James Frey world, there is much debate about where to draw the line between nonfiction and fiction. The essential argument concerns literature’s responsibility to the facts: Can a memoir engage in a degree of imagining in the service of telling an emotional truth? Is an autobiographical novel really a memoir trying to pass as a work of fiction? And what of poetry, a genre in which fact and fantasy commingle?