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Frying Fancy Fish

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, which was an enormous critical and financial success in the mid-1960s. After the release of In Cold Blood Capote collected his materials and ... More


Leaving the Boy Behind?

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on Truman Capote's distrust of psychoanalysis, in part because of his history of confrontation with his mother over matters of sexuality, her willingness to turn to doctors when ... More


A Snake’s Nest of No’s

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes events in Truman Capote's childhood that lead to his inspiration for writing his last novel, Answered Prayers. Capote's mother Lillie Mae was a beautiful, narcissist and ... More


Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

William Todd Schultz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Truman Capote was one of the most gifted and flamboyant writers of his generation. What has received little attention, however, is Capote's last, unfinished book, Answered Prayers, a merciless ... More


The Mind of a Murderer

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the motivations behind Truman Capote's writing of In Cold Blood, his non-fiction novel about the murder of the Clutters, a farm family in Kansas. Capote got the idea for the ... More


Prick Up Your Ears: Now a Word on Writers

Ellen Cheshire

in Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172059
eISBN:
9780231850681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172059.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Among all the creative arts, writing is the one that directors often find difficult to convey on screen. Films on the lives of real writers tend to downplay the actual act of writing and focus ... More


Preparations for the Scaffold of a Personality Portrait

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes how Truman Capote was born with a tendency towards anxiety, presenting different neurochemical, neurotransmitter-based models of anxiety disorder or depression. He was also ... More


Legacies of Impersonality: The Paris Review, New Journalism, and the Interviewer

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter examines the roles of interviewer and interviewee, exploring debates around objectivity and personality in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This was a period in which these roles ... More


Consistently Inconsistent Consistency

William Todd Schultz

in Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes Truman Capote's early childhood experiences. One in particular is the emotional devastation he felt when he was locked in the hotel room by his mother at age two. Another ... More


Implications

JOSEPH RAZ

in The Practice of Value

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278466
eISBN:
9780191699986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278466.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses generalising aspects of specific values which link to an appeal of a value and appreciation of beauty in the two-stage process of evaluation. A reference to Truman Capote’s ... More


Touche’s Salon

Howard Pollack

in The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

During his final years, Latouche faced some discrimination and censure as a result of his inclusion in a 1950 handbook entitled Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and ... More


Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Frederick Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

In any decade the work of only a very few artists offers a template for understanding the culture and ideas of their time. Photographer Diane Arbus is one of these rare artists, and this book returns ... More


Part of the Times, Personally and Professionally

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular

During the early and middle part of the 1960s Betty Comden and Adolph Green were no longer splitting their time between working on shows for Broadway and movies in Hollywood, and as a result they ... More


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