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Introduction: Drawing Conflicts

Daniel Worden

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introduction presents a brief biography of Joe Sacco and survey of his work as a comics artist. It also evaluates Sacco’s contribution to alternative comics, the New Journalism, comics ... More


Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

The Staff of the Columbia Journalism Review and James Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Columbia Journalism Review's Second Read series features distinguished journalists revisiting key works of reportage. Launched in 2004, the series also allows authors to address such ongoing ... More


Joan Didion: The Question of Self-Pity

Deborah Nelson

in Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Joan Didion's life long battle with self-pity and self-delusion ground to a halt in the memoirs of her husband's and later her daughter's deaths. The chapter traces Didion's relationship to feeling ... More


James Agee’s: Let us Now Praise Famous Men

Dale Maharidge

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941), by James Agee and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men explores the daily lives of Alabama sharecroppers during the Great ... More


Norman Mailer’s: The Armies of the Night

Tom Piazza

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History, by Norman Mailer. First published in 1968, The Armies of the Night is a journalistic mock epic of the ... More


Marshall Frady’s: Wallace

Scott Sherman

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Wallace, by Marshall Frady. First published in 1968, Wallace is a biography of Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama. The book received wide acclaim, during a period when ... More


The Flim-Flam Man

A. T. McKenna

in Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the success of Hercules, Levine was often the subject of articles and profiles in the popular press. In addition to being profiled in publications such as Time, Life, and Esquire, he was ... More


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