Fairy Tales and the Fictionness of Fiction
Thoughts on embracing the unreality of fiction and the storyteller voice in the autofiction age.
Lately, I’ve been thinking about the fictionness of fiction and the ways in which our culture seems to recoil at fiction’s essential nature. A lot of people out there seem to want to believe all stories should be in some sense nonfiction. A lot of factors contribute to this. There’s the popularity of autofiction, which many readers (mistakenly) believe …
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