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Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Author: Doug Underwood
Publisher: University of Illinois Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A searing study of the intersection of journalism, fiction, and traumatic violence

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Underwood
OCLC Number: 940636750
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Trauma, News, and Narrative: The Study of Violence and Loss in Journalism and Fiction; 1. Stories of Harm, Stories of Hazard: Childhood Stress and Professional Trauma in the Careers of Journalist-Literary Figures; 2. Trafficking in Trauma: Women's Rights, Civil Rights, and Sensationalism as a Spur to Social Justice; 3. Trauma in War, Trauma in Life: The Pose of the "Heroic" Battlefield Correspondent; 4. Depression, Drink, and Dissipation: Dysfunctional Lifestyles and Art as the Ultimate Stimulant; Epilogue: New Challenges, New Treatments: Trauma and the Contemporary Journalist-Literary Figure Appendix of Tables; Notes

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"Fascinating. . . . Will make you look at some of your favorite authors-from Twain to Hemingway, Dickens to Defoe-in a fresh light."--American Journalism "An intriguing, impressive, and original Read more...

 
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