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Stranger than fiction [cd] : the art of literary journalism / William McKeen.

Authors: McKeen, William, 1954-
Call number: CD 071.3 MCK
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2010.
Publication date: p2010.
Subject: Journalism -- United States.
Journalism -- United States -- History.
American prose literature.
Series title: Modern scholar.
Title: Stranger than fiction [cd] : the art of literary journalism / William McKeen.
Physical description: 7 audio discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 p. : col. ill.)
Performer note: Lectures given by William McKeen.
Contents note: Ancestors -- The unforgettable fire (John Hersey) -- The mother of literary journalism (Lillian Ross) -- The egoist (Norman Mailer) -- The quasi-lit man (Terry Southern) -- The new art form (Truman Capote) -- The king of hangoutology (Gay Talese) -- Pandemonium with a big grin: Tom Wolfe, part I -- Pushing the envelope: Tom Wolfe, part II -- She who uses shyness as a weapon (Joan Didion) -- The man who became a verb (George Plimpton) -- A savage journey to the heart of a dream: Hunter S. Thompson, part I -- Truth is never told in daylight: Hunter S. Thompson, part II -- The legend on the license.
Notes: Compact discs.
"14 lectures"--Container.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (guide)
ISBN: 9781440782916 (sound discs)
1440782911 (sound discs)
9781440782923 (guide)
144078292X (guide)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1252445
Bib No.: 1252445

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