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With an international focus, and a broad historical scope, this student-friendly book focuses on the neglected journalism of writers more famous for their novels or plays, and explores the specific functions of journalism within the public sphere, and

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The Journalistic Imagination

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Overview

With an international focus, and a broad historical scope, this student-friendly book focuses on the neglected journalism of writers more famous for their novels or plays, and explores the specific functions of journalism within the public sphere, and

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203939765
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/14/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 555 KB

Meet the Author

Richard Keeble is Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln. His publications include The Newspapers Handbook (Fourth Edition, 2005), Ethics for Journalists (2001) and Secret State, Silent Press (1997). He is also joint editor of the academic quarterly, Ethical Space.

Sharon Wheeler is Field Chair in Print Journalism, PR and Publishing at the University of Gloucestershire. She is completing Feature Writing for Journalists (2007) and has contributed to Print Journalism (2005). Sharon is editor of reviewingtheevidence.com and is part of the blogging team at heydeadguy.typepad.com/heydeadguy/


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Table of Contents

Introduction: On Journalism, Creativity and the Imagination 1. Defoe's The Storm as a Model for Contemporary Reporting 2. William Hazlitt: Poetry, Drama, and Literary Journalism 3. The Personal is the Political: George Sand's Contribution to Popular Journalism 4. Charles Dickens and the Voices of Journalism 5. 'A Work and a Purpose': Willa Cather's Journalism 6. 'The Dangerous Third Martini': Graham Greene, Libel and Literary Journalism in 1930s Britain 7. The Lasting in the Ephemeral: Assessing George Orwell's As I Please Columns 8. An Unscathed Tourist of Wars: The Journalism of Martha Gellhorn 9. Cold-Blooded Journalism: Truman Capote and the Non-Fiction Novel 10. The Journalist as Philosopher and Cultural Critic: The Case of Angela Carter

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