Journalism and the Novel: Truth and Fiction, 1700–2000 by Doug Underwood

By Doug Underwood

Literary journalism is a wealthy box of analysis that has performed a major function within the production of the English and American literary canons. during this unique and interesting research, Doug Underwood makes a speciality of the numerous amazing journalists-turned-novelists discovered on the margins of truth and fiction because the early eighteenth century, while the unconventional and the industrial periodical started to end up strong cultural forces. Writers from either side of the Atlantic are mentioned, from Daniel Defoe to Charles Dickens, and from Mark Twain to Joan Didion. Underwood indicates what number literary reputations are equipped on journalistic foundations of study and reporting, and the way this affects on questions of realism and authenticity in the course of the paintings of many canonical authors. This e-book can be of serious curiosity to researchers and scholars of British and American literature.

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