A Sourcebook of American Literary Journalism: Representative Writers in An Emerging Genre

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A SOURCEBOOK OF AMERICAN LITERARY JOURNALISM Representative Writers in an Emerging Genre

Edited by THOMAS B. CONNERY

GREENWOOD PRESS

New York Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • PART ONE Introduction 1
  • Discovering A Literary Form 3
  • DISCOVERING A LITERARY FORM 35
  • PART TWO The Writers 39
  • Editor's Note 39
  • Mark Twain 41
  • Primary Sources 52
  • Richard Harding Davis 55
  • Primary Sources 65
  • Secondary Sources 66
  • Stephen Crane 69
  • Primary Sources 78
  • Jacob A. Riis 81
  • Primary Sources 88
  • Secondary Sources 89
  • Abraham Cahan 91
  • PRIMARY SOURCES 98
  • Secondary Sources 98
  • Secondary Sources 99
  • Lincoln Steffens 101
  • PRIMARY SOURCES 109
  • Secondary Sources 109
  • George Ade 111
  • Secondary Sources 118
  • Hutchins Hapgood 121
  • Primary Sources 128
  • William Hard 131
  • Primary Sources 140
  • Theodore Dreiser 143
  • Primary Sources 149
  • John Reed 151
  • Primary Sources 160
  • Ring Lardner 161
  • Primary Sources 166
  • Damon Runyon 169
  • Primary Sources 176
  • Dorothy Day 179
  • Primary Sources 184
  • Ernest Hemingway 187
  • Primary Sources 194
  • James Agee 197
  • Primary Sources 203
  • Secondary Sources 204
  • Joseph Mitchell 205
  • Primary Sources 211
  • John Hersey 213
  • Primary Sources 220
  • John Steinbeck 223
  • Primary Sources 229
  • Lillian Ross 231
  • Primary Resources 236
  • Truman Capote 239
  • PRIMARY SOURCES 248
  • Secondary Sources 248
  • Tom Wolfe 249
  • Primary Sources 258
  • Gay Talase 261
  • Primary Sources 271
  • Secondary Sources 272
  • Hunter's S. Thompson 273
  • PRIMARY SOURCES 279
  • Secondary Sources 279
  • Michael Herr 281
  • PRIMARY SOURCE 294
  • Secondary Sources 294
  • Norman Mailer 297
  • Primary Sources 305
  • Joe Eszterhas 307
  • Primary Sources 314
  • Secondary Sources 315
  • C.D.B. Bryan 317
  • Primary Sources 322
  • Jane Kramer 323
  • Richard Ben Cramer 331
  • Secondary Sources 341
  • John McPehee 343
  • Primary Sources 351
  • Joan Didion 353
  • Primary Sources 358
  • Bob Greene 359
  • Primary Sources 365
  • Joe McGinniss 367
  • Primary Sources 374
  • Tracy Kidder 375
  • SECONDARY SOURCES 386
  • Primary Sources 386
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 387
  • Index 393
  • ABOUT THE EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTORS 403
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