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The new journalism

Author: Tom Wolfe; E W Johnson
Publisher: London : Picador, [1996] ©1973
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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This is a 1973 anthology of journalism edited by Tom Wolfe and E. W. Johnson. The book is both a manifesto for a new type of journalism by Wolfe, and a collection of examples of New Journalism by American writers, covering a variety of subjects from the frivolous (baton twirling competitions) to the deadly serious (the Vietnam War). The pieces are notable because they do not conform to the standard dispassionate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe; E W Johnson
ISBN: 0330243152 9780330243155
OCLC Number: 58980337
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 1975 by Picador.
Description: 430 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part one. The new journalism / by Tom Wolfe. --
The feature game ; Like a novel ; Seizing the power --
Part two. The new journalism: an anthology / edited by Tom Wolfe and E.W. Johnson. --
from Do you sleep in the nude? / Rex Reed --
from The overreachers / Gay Talese --
Gear / Richard Goldstein --
Khesanh / Michael Herr --
from In cold blood / Truman Capote --
Charlie Simpson's apocalypse / Joe Eszterhas --
from Red dirt marijuana and other tastes / Terry Southern --
The Kentucky Derby is decadent and depraved / Hunter S. Thompson --
from The armies of the night / Norman Mailer --
The General goes zapping Charlie Cong / Nicholas Tomalin --
from The electric kool-aid acid test / Tom Wolfe --
La dolce viva / Barbara L. Goldsmith --
from The selling of the President 1968 / Joe McGinniss --
from Paper lion / George Plimpton --
The detective / James Mills --
from The studio / John Gregory Dunne --
from M / John Sack --
from Slouching towards Bethlehem / Joan Didion --
from The money game / "Adam Smith" --
Beth Ann and macrobioticism / Robert Christgau --
from The hell's angels, a strange and terrible saga / Hunter S. Thompson --
Martin Luther King is still on the case / Garry Wills --
from Radical chic & mau-mauing the flak catchers / Tom Wolfe.
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe ; with an anthology edited by Tom Wolfe and E.W. Johnson.

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