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Floating Facts on a Sea of Emotion: The Literary Journalism of Richard Wright

William Dow

in The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Richard Wright’s journalism has been largely unexamined by Wright scholars. He has never been studied as a literary journalist and rarely placed in an African American tradition of journalism. ... More


Origins and Destinations

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides an anatomy of the Downing English School. It reconstructs the undergraduate population from 1932 until Leavis's retirement in 1962 using archival records and establishes the ... More


Unmasking the Journalistic Aesthetics of Spanish American Modernismo

Andrew Reynolds

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Andrew Reynolds speaks to the genre of journalism as mask for modernista writers of Spanish America. In this chapter, authors engaged in practices of cultural cover-ups in their quests for aesthetic ... More


Murakami Haruki As Literary Journalist

Matthew Carl Strecher

in The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691968
eISBN:
9781452949550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691968.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Four: a discussion of Murakami’s work as a literary journalist, chiefly in his writings on the 1995 Aum Shinrikyō incident. This chapter also explores how individual narratives connected with ... More


Literary and Review Journalism

Sarah Lonsdale

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cultural commentary has always been an important part of a newspaper’s offering to its readers. Book, theatre and film reviews provide an essential reader service, and form part of a nation’s ... More


Writing Urban Crisis after Moynihan

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores literary responses to the late 1960s crisis in participatory professionalism, provoked by the period’s race riots and by conservatives’ successful appropriation of liberal ... More


The Political Culture of a Poet

Andrew Kahn

in Mandelstam's Worlds: Poetry, Politics, and Identity in a Revolutionary Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198857938
eISBN:
9780191890505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857938.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

It has been an article of faith in Mandelstam studies that he conceived an early antagonism for Soviet life and became an outcast. This chapter surveys the political language of journalism and poetry ... More


Narrating the Non-Nation: Literary Journalism and “Illegal” Border Crossings

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers works of literary journalism, including Luis Alberto Urrea’s The Devil's Highway, Rubén Martínez’s, Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail, and Sonia Nazario’s, ... More


The Professionalization of Authorship

Graham Law

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines changes in both the profession of authorship and the publishing trade in Britain the nineteenth century. It charts the tension between conflicting concepts of authorship and ... More


The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Matthew Carl Strecher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691968
eISBN:
9781452949550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691968.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In general terms, this book explores the ontological status of the metaphysical world as a construct of language, culture, and experience. For the individual this is represented as the soul, the ... More


Criticism without Footnotes

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that criticism should shed its overly academic habits and borrow some of the techniques of serious literary journalism. It also argues for the public obligation of critical work, ... More


In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States

Brian Lennon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665013
eISBN:
9781452946344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665013.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Multilingual literature defies simple translation. Beginning with this insight, this book examines the resistance multilingual literature offers to book publication itself. In readings of G. V. ... More


Cornelius Ryan’s: The Longest Day

Michael Shapiro

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/9780231159319.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Longest Day, by Cornelius Ryan. Published in 1959, The Longest Day is an account of D-Day, the first day of the World War II invasion of Normandy. The book was a ... More


Vexing the Thoughtless: T. S. Eliot’s Early Criticism

Stefan Collini

in Thinking Through Style: Non-Fiction Prose of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737827
eISBN:
9780191801273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737827.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

T. S. Eliot’s early criticism is, notoriously, marked by various forms of calculated outrageousness. This chapter maps the fine line that Eliot treads in his reviewing between offending and seducing ... More


Sensationalizing Hindi: An Illustrated Agenda

Sujata S. Mody

in The Making of Modern Hindi: Literary Authority in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489091
eISBN:
9780199093922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489091.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Dwivedi’s attempt to sway his public through verbal and visual rhetoric is the primary focus of Chapter 1. Resorting to scaremongering and sensationalism, Dwivedi issues a variety of warnings ... More


Newspapers and Journals

Linda Crowl, Susan Fisher, Elizabeth Webby, and Lydia Wevers

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines how novels in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific were reviewed and publicized, and how readerships were informed and created. Literary journalism in ... More


Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758969
eISBN:
9780191818776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758969.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In a series of penetrating and attractively readable essays, Stefan Collini explores aspects of the literary and intellectual culture of Britain from the early twentieth century to the present. The ... More


The Power of the “Story”

Matthew Carl Strecher

in The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691968
eISBN:
9781452949550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691968.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Introduction: a description of Murakami’s transformation from Japanese novelist into a “global” writer, and the establishment of the idea of inner “narrative” (monogatari) as the linguistic, ... More


The Roads Not Taken

Matthew Carl Strecher

in The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691968
eISBN:
9781452949550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691968.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Epilogue: a brief discussion of some of Murakami’s activities beyond fiction, including his writing of travelogues, literary guide books, and particularly his work as a translator. The purpose of ... More


Gods and Oracles, Fate and Mythology

Matthew Carl Strecher

in The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691968
eISBN:
9781452949550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691968.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Three: a description of the mythological tropes seen in Murakami fiction, and how these relate both to the psychological themes seen in Chapter Two, and the linguistic structures in Chapter ... More


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