By B. J. Hollars

ISBN-10: 082635503X

ISBN-13: 9780826355034

Disturbed through tales of drownings within the river in the back of his domestic in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, author B. J. Hollars combed the data of neighborhood newspapers simply to find gigantic discrepancies in articles in regards to the deaths. In homage to Michael Lesy’s cult vintage, Wisconsin demise journey, Hollars pairs stories from past due 19th- and early twentieth-century newshounds with fictional models, making a hybrid textual content whole with evidence, lies, and a variety of blurring in among. Charles Van Schaick’s macabre, staged photos from the period seem along the dispatches, extra complicating the messiness of historical past and the bounds of truth.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

B. J. Hollars is an assistant professor of English on the college of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. His most up-to-date publication is establishing the doorways: The Desegregation of the college of Alabama and the struggle for Civil Rights in Tuscaloosa.

Show description

Read or Download Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction PDF

Best writing reference books

Download e-book for kindle: Public Journalism and Public Life: Why Telling the News Is by Davis "Buzz" Merritt

The unique version of Public Journalism and Public existence, released in 1995, was once the 1st entire argument in want of public journalism. Designed to concentration the dialogue approximately public journalism either inside and out of doors the career, the e-book has comprehensive its goal. within the resulting years, the controversy has persisted; dozens of newspapers and hundreds of thousands of newshounds were experimenting with the philosophy, whereas others nonetheless dispute its legitimacy.

The Playwright's Workbook by Jean-Claude van Italie PDF

(Applause Books). a chain of thirteen written workshops masking: clash and personality: the dominant photograph: Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller; Overheard voices: Ibsen and Shakespeare; The solo functionality piece: listening for tales; Terror and vulnerability: Ionesco; the purpose of absurdity: developing with no owning: Pinter and Beckett; and masses extra.

Download PDF by Mary Jane Collier: Intercultural Alliances: Critical Transformation

Intercultural Alliances, quantity 25 of The foreign and Intercultural conversation Annual, displays the fight to appreciate our overseas groups and enhance the ways that we converse and negotiate throughout cultures. conscientiously equipped and edited via Mary Jane Collier, this obtainable quantity defines intercultural alliances and demonstrates their capability via examples of powerful and useless alliances.

Get Geschichte und Definition von Flashmobs: Emotionen und PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Theorien, Modelle, Begriffe, observe: 1,0, Universität Siegen, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die vorliegende Arbeit soll dazu dienen, das Phänomen Flashmob zu beleuchten, zu typologisieren und einen Ausblick über mögliche Zukunftsentwicklungen zu geben.

Extra info for Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction

Example text

Download PDF sample

Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction by B. J. Hollars


by Joseph
4.2

Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of by B. J. Hollars PDF
Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 23 votes