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The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History

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One of the first examples of "new journalism" daringly combines reportage with a novelistic style and garnered Mailer his first Pulitzer Prize and a ... Show synopsis

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rejoyce

Corporation Land

by rejoyce on Mar 15, 2008

In a career marked by bold, audacious gestures, Norman Mailer's 1968 Armies of the Night, his account of the anti-Vietnam War March on the Pentagon, may be the most audacious of them all; the author became famous early for his World War II novel, The Naked and the Dead. The first section, "The Steps ... More

arrozconpollo

lively and fun

by arrozconpollo on Nov 25, 2007

This super charged document from a protest at the Pentagon shows Mailer in both the first and third person. The best example of the "New Journalism" to come out from the Wolfe, Mailer, and Thompson. More

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