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Literature and Journalism

Inspirations, Intersections, and Inventions from Ben Franklin to Stephen Colbert

Authors: Canada, Mark

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The first of its kind, this collection will explore the ways that literature and journalism have intersected in the work of American writers. Covering the impact of the newspaper on Whitman's poetry, nineteenth-century reporters' fabrications, and Stephen Colbert's alternative journalism, this book will illuminate and inform.

About the authors

Geoffrey Baym, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA John J. Fenstermaker, Florida State University, USA Charles Johanningsmeier, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA Elizabeth Lorang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA Carla Mulford, Pennsylvania State University, USA David S. Reynolds, CUNY Graduate Center, USA Karen Roggenkamp, Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA Andie Tucher, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, USA Doug Underwood, University of Washington, USA

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"A strong addition to a crowded literature . . . Recommended." - CHOICE


Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction: A Brief History of Literature and Journalism in the United States

    Canada, Mark

    Pages 1-23

  • Benjamin Franklin, Literary Journalism, and Finding a National Subject

    Mulford, Carla

    Pages 25-46

  • Walt Whitman’s Journalism

    Reynolds, David S.

    Pages 47-67

  • “Not feeling very well … we turned our attention to poetry”

    Lorang, Elizabeth

    Pages 69-89

  • The True, the False, and the “not exactly lying”

    Tucher, Andie

    Pages 91-118

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Literature and Journalism
Book Subtitle
Inspirations, Intersections, and Inventions from Ben Franklin to Stephen Colbert
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32930-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137329301
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30062-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45319-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 246
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