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Author: John H. Hollowell
ISBN13: 978-0807812815
Title: Fact and Fiction: The New Journalism and the Nonfiction Novel
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Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; First Edition edition (January 1, 1977)
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Fact and Fiction: The New Journalism and the Nonfiction Novel by John H. Hollowell



Topics Nonfiction novel - History and criticism, American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism, Reportage literature, American - History and criticism, Journalism - United States, Nonfiction novel, American fiction, Reportage literature, American, Journalism. Publisher Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive. A revision of the author's thesis, University of Michigan. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on February 6, 2015.

Fact and Fiction book. Hollowell presents a critically sharp portrait of what the new journalists and nove Journalists and novelists responded to the pervasive social changes of the 1960s in America with a variety of experiments in nonfiction. Those who have praised the vitality of the new journalism have seen it as a fusion of the journalist's passion for detail and the novelist's moral vision. Hollowell presents a critically sharp portrait of what the new journalists and novelists are doing and why. The author concludes that future writing will further obscure the difference between fact and fiction

Hollowell presents a critically sharp portrait of what the new journalists and novelists are doing and why. The author concludes that future writing will further obscure the difference between fact and fiction. Originally published in 1977. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.

Samuel Johnson, Biographer is undeniable evidence that Boswell was nearly correct when he spoke of his friend as one "who excelled all mankind in writing the lives of others. ROBERT C. STEENSMA, University of Utah John Hollowell, Fact & Fiction: the New Journalism and the NonFiction Novel. 190 p. The current critical interest in the nonfiction novel is apparently solid: Hollowell's study appeared close on the heels of Mas'ud Zavarzadeh's The mythopoeic reality & the postwar American nonfiction novel (University of Illinois Press, 1976). In part this interest reflects the production patterns in the new novel: American writers like Capote, Mailer, Wolfe have found that the narrative patterns of "real" events are as mythopeic as those of fictional metaphors.

Mas'ud Zavarzadeh, The Mythopoeic Reality: The Postwar American Non-fiction Novel (Urbana: Univ. Pp. ix, 262. Jennifer M. Bailey (a1). Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views. Abstract views reflect the number of visits to the article landing page.

The definitions of fiction (the novel) and journalism seem clear-cut, and if writers were content always to follow the conventions of one form or the other, these definitions might suffice to distinguish the two styles of writing. From a nonfiction viewpoint the book has been identified as "New Journalism," "literary journalism," and "literary nonfiction. Many of the critics including Hollowell, in his previously cited article and Fact & Fiction: The New Journalism and the Nonfiction Novel (1977), and Phyllis Frus McCord in "The Ideology of Form: The Nonfiction Novel" (1986), cite Tom Wolfe's The New Journalism in which Wolfe points to common characteristics of the New Journalism such as "'emotional involvement' or its 'gripping' and 'absorbing' quality".

The New Journalism and the Nonfiction Novel. View More by This Author. This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Journalists and novelists responded to the pervasive social changes of the 1960s in America with a variety of experiments in nonfiction. Those who have praised the vitality of the new journalism have seen it as a fusion of the journalist's passion for detail and the novelist's moral vision

c1977 Previous: Other voices: the new journalism in America. Library availability.

Fact and Fiction: The New Journalism and the Nonfiction Novel. Contemporary Literary Criticism 19 (1981): 82-84. John Hollowell's, critical analysis of Truman Capote's novel In Cold Blood focuses on the way Capote used journalism and fiction to try and create a new form of writing (82-84). First, Capote involves his reader. Even if the book is Truman Capote’s novel In Cold Blood which has been banned in several high schools, but later reinstated. This novel is about the true murders of the Clutter family that happened in Holcomb, Kansas. It’s easy to see why Capote’s novel is censored at first glance.

Fact & Fiction: The New Journalism and the NonFiction Novel. Rocky Mt Rev Lang Lit. David William Foster. The significance of New Journalism as a mode of public education and art is interpreted and explained in this book. The first two chapters offer an illustrative history of the underground press, including its growth and its cultural and social significance. Journalistic writing from the perspectives.

Journalists and novelists responded to the pervasive social changes of the 1960s in America with a variety of experiments in nonfiction. Those who have praised the vitality of the new journalism have seen it as a fusion of the journalist's passion for detail and the novelist's moral vision. Hollowell presents a critically sharp portrait of what the new journalists and novelists are doing and why. The author concludes that future writing will further obscure the difference between fact and fiction.Originally published in 1977.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.