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Stranger Than Fiction - The Art of Literary Journalism

William McKeen

In this compelling series of lectures on literary journalism, 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. As Professor McKeen takes listeners back to the Second World War and progresses through the history of literary journalism to the present, he introduces such intriguing—and sometimes notorious—writers as John Hersey, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese, Tom Wolfe, and Hunter S. Thompson.

In this compelling series of lectures on literary journalism, 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. As Professor McKeen takes listeners back to the Second World War and progresses through the history of literary journalism to the present, he introduces such intriguing—and sometimes notorious—writers as John Hersey, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese, Tom Wolfe, and Hunter S. Thompson.
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In this compelling series of lectures on literary journalism, 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. As Professor McKeen takes listeners back to the Second World War and progresses through the history of literary journalism to the present, he introduces such intriguing—and sometimes notorious—writers as John Hersey, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese, Tom Wolfe, and Hunter S. Thompson.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 37m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

02:31


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

33:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

32:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

32:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

30:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

34:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

32:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:39


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

34:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

35:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:14


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:40