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Title:
Stranger than fiction [cd] : the art of literary journalism / William McKeen.
Call Number:
CD 071.3 MCK
Publication Date:
p2010.
Publisher:
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2010.
Physical Description:
7 audio discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 p. : col. ill.)
Performer:
Lectures given by William McKeen.
Notes:
Compact discs.

"14 lectures"--Container.
Contents:
Ancestors -- The unforgettable fire (John Hersey) -- The mother of literary journalism (Lillian Ross) -- The egoist (Norman Mailer) -- The quasi-lit man (Terry Southern) -- The new art form (Truman Capote) -- The king of hangoutology (Gay Talese) -- Pandemonium with a big grin: Tom Wolfe, part I -- Pushing the envelope: Tom Wolfe, part II -- She who uses shyness as a weapon (Joan Didion) -- The man who became a verb (George Plimpton) -- A savage journey to the heart of a dream: Hunter S. Thompson, part I -- Truth is never told in daylight: Hunter S. Thompson, part II -- The legend on the license.
Summary:
Professor William McKeen delves into the origins of storytelling, the nature of literary journalism, and the ways in which literary journalism has affected culture and modes of expression.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (guide)
Horizon Bib Number:
1252445
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