International Literary Journalism in Three Dimensions
One dimension of international literary journalism involves critical variations attributed to geographical borders, language borders, and cultural differences. A second dimension involves the non-geographical borderlands of gender, class, and race. The third dimension is time.
A Historical Note on Terms
A brief explanation of why I’m committed to the term literary journalism.
The Problem and the Promise of Literary Journalism Studies
This article contains a section on “The Reality Boundary,” which has been mentioned in several scholarly articles, since.
The Personal and the Historical: Literary Journalism and Literary History
In this paper, I examine the personal connections that literary journalists hold to their topics. Two works that are actually histories are examined. The first is Richard Rhodes’s The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1988. The second is Michael and Elizabeth Norman’s Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath (2009).