Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

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To attract readers, journalists have long trafficked in the causes of trauma--crime, violence, warfare--as well as psychological profiling of deviance and aberrational personalities. Novelists, in turn, have explored these same subjects in developing their characters and by borrowing from their own traumatic life stories to shape the themes and psychological terrain of their fiction. In this book, Doug Underwood offers a conceptual and historical framework for comprehending the impact of trauma and violence in the careers ...

Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252036408

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