Journalism and the Novel: Truth and Fiction, 1700-2000

Journalism and the Novel: Truth and Fiction, 1700-2000

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by Doug Underwood
     
 

Focuses on notable journalists-turned-novelists who have worked on the margins of fact and fiction since the early eighteenth century.See more details below

Overview

Focuses on notable journalists-turned-novelists who have worked on the margins of fact and fiction since the early eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521899529
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Journalism and the rise of fiction, 1700–1875: Daniel Defoe to George Eliot; 2. Literary realism and the fictions of the industrialized press, 1850–1915: Mark Twain to Theodore Dreiser; 3. Reporters-turned-novelists and the making of contemporary journalistic fiction, 1890–today: Rudyard Kipling to Joan Didion; 4. The taint of journalistic literature and the stigma of the ink-stained wretch: Joel Chandler Harris to Dorothy Parker and beyond; Epilogue: the future of journalistic fiction and the legacy of the journalist-literary figures; Appendix: the major journalist-literary figures: their writings and positions in journalism.

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