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WR152 Creative Nonfiction and Journalism

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Journalism: Research Resources from the Boston University Libraries

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"The world of letters struggles to this day to figure out how precisely to describe the revolution in nonfiction writing that appears to have begun in 1946 when John Hersey’s “Hiroshima” was published in its entirety in one issue of The New Yorker. How is it best to refer to this genre of writing—the nonfiction novel, creative nonfiction, the literature of fact, narrative journalism, new journalism, new old journalism? Now, courtesy of Robert S. Boynton, comes another label, the “new new journalism.”   

Time and Techniques Define A ‘New New Journalism’


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Donald Altschiller
Mugar Memorial Library
Subjects: History, Religion