Who's Who of Pulitzer Prize Winners

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Overview

Established in 1917 by publisher Joseph Pulitzer, the Pulitzer Prize is now awarded in 21 categories, including investigative reporting, news photography, drama, poetry, music, and others. It continues to be the most coveted honor in journalism. Yet while many publications have been written on the topic of the Pulitzer Prizes, none has provided basic factual information on all of the winners. This new reference tool profiles each of the more than 1,100 individuals who have received this honor from 1917 through 1998. Entries include the winner's name, year and category for the Pulitzer Prize(s) won, birthdate, family, education, career summary, other awards won, list of selected works, and where to locate additional information. Several entries also include photos of the winner.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
The main reference question this book answers--"Who won the Pulitzer Prize for X in year Y?"--can now be answered by using the Pulitzer web site at www.pulitzer.org. The web site is superior to the book for information from 1995 to the present because it provides not only information on the prize winners but also the names of the other finalists, the names of the jurors, and, significantly, links to the full text of the prize-winning articles. For prizes awarded from 1917 to 1995, however, the web site provides only the name of the prize winner and a brief explanation, whereas this book provides detailed biographical information, including the winner's dates, education, career, selected works, other awards, references, and commentary. Frugal libraries can use the web site to obtain a name and then rely on standard biographical sources for the biography, but comprehensive collections and news libraries will want to use both the book and the web site to obtain the most complete information. Brennan is currently a freelance information specialist, while Clarage teaches library administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.--Marc Meola, Temple Univ. Lib., Philadelphia Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
Booknews
Lists 1,175 Pulitzer prize winners for 39 different categories. Year-by-year, within each category, the person who won is profiled with biographical and career information, selected works, other awards, and brief narrative commentary. Contains a discussion of Joseph Pulitzer's career and the creation of the prizes, as well as four indexes covering newspaper and organization winners, individual winners, educational institutions, and a chronology of prizes awarded. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573561112
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/17/1998
  • Pages: 690
  • Sales rank: 995,512
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Meet the Author

ELIZABETH A. BRENNAN is currently a freelance information specialist.

ELIZABETH C. CLARAGE is assistant professor of library administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Joseph Pulitzer and the Pulitzer Prizes

Preface

Using This Book

Profiles of the Winners

Beat Reporting

Biography or Autobiography 8

Breaking News

Breaking News Reporting

Commentary

Correspondence

Criticism

Drama

Editorial Cartooning

Editorial Writing

Explanatory Journalism

Feature Photography

Feature Writing

Fiction

General News Reporting

General Non-Fiction

History

International Reporting

Investigative Reporting

Local General Spot News Reporting

Local Investigative Specialized Reporting

Local Reporting

Local Reporting, Edition Time

Local Reporting, No Edition Time

Meritorious Public Service

Music

National Reporting

Newspaper History Award

Novel

Photography

Poetry

Reporting

Special Awards and Citations: Journalism

Special Awards and Citations: Letters

Special Awards and Citations: Music

Specialized Reporting

Spot News Photograhy

Spot News Reporting

Telegraphic Reporting (International)

Telegraphic Reporting (National)

Indexes

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