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Literature and Journalism

Inspirations, Intersections, and Inventions from Ben Franklin to Stephen Colbert

  • Editors
  • Mark Canada

Table of contents

About this book


The first of its kind, this collection will explore the ways that literature and journalism have intersected in the work of American writers. Covering the impact of the newspaper on Whitman's poetry, nineteenth-century reporters' fabrications, and Stephen Colbert's alternative journalism, this book will illuminate and inform.


America fiction journalism news poetry

About the authors

Geoffrey Baym, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA John J. Fenstermaker, Florida State University, USA Charles Johanningsmeier, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA Elizabeth Lorang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA Carla Mulford, Pennsylvania State University, USA David S. Reynolds, CUNY Graduate Center, USA Karen Roggenkamp, Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA Andie Tucher, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, USA Doug Underwood, University of Washington, USA

Bibliographic information


"A strong addition to a crowded literature . . . Recommended." - CHOICE