Real Life Writings in American Literary Journalism a Narratological Study

This referential collection of essays is an important guide to the emergence and development of literary journalism through the centuries.

Real Life Writings in American Literary Journalism  a Narratological Study

Real Life Writings in American Literary Journalism a Narratological Study

This referential collection of essays is an important guide to the emergence and development of literary journalism through the centuries. The book begins with the defining of genres, literature and journalism, which blur the lines between them. It also gives an insight into the theories of narratology. Some practitioners included in this book are great American writers like, John Hersey, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer and Don DeLillo. These literary journalists bring to life both major as well trivial issues of the society. New journalists coalesce all the fictional techniques with the journalistic methods to present a unique and sophisticated style which requires extensive research and even more careful reporting than done in the typical news articles. The book closes with the concluding thoughts followed by list of works cited.

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