The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900

The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900

by Andrew Griffiths

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137454362
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/26/2015
Series: Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Andrew Griffiths is Associate Lecturer at Plymouth University, UK and is an active researcher in the fields of Victorian literature and culture, print media history, imperial history and war writing. He has taught at the University of Exeter and also for the Open University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Empire, News, Novels
1. Most Extraordinary Careers: Special Correspondents and the News Narrative
2. W.T. Stead, General Gordon, and the Novelization of the News
3. Romance or Reportage? H. Rider Haggard and the Pall Mall Gazette
4. A Scramble for Authority: H.M. Stanley, Joseph Conrad and the Congo
5. Winston Churchill, the Morning Post and the End of the Imperial Romance
Conclusion: Conflict, Friction and Fragmentation

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