Learning Adventures with Literary Nonfiction

“Literary nonfiction” sounds like an oxymoron. How can nonfiction also be artistic, poetic, creative? However, such works as Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood and essays by Norman Mailer in the 60’s and 70’s gave rise to “New Journalism” – reporting events using such literary tools as point of view, narrative voice, scene structure, dialogue, and … Read more

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