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Personal EffectsEssays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo$
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Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780823262274

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.001.0001

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Life Online

Life Online

Skating and Breaking the Surface of the Self

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Personal Effects

Amy Jo Burns

Fordham University Press

Amy Jo Burns discusses DeSalvo’s most recent foray into blogging, especially as it is informed by and informs her writing and teachings. The essay examines DeSalvo’s Writingalife’s Blog, which, Burns argues, succeeds in “genre-straddling” by bringing together the contemplative memoir and the hurried blog.

Keywords:   Louise DeSalvo, Blog, Blogging, Memoir

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