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Capote: Ethical or not?

Author: Truman Capote Title: In Cold Blood, Chapter 1 Publisher: The New Yorker,  Sept. 25, 1965. In Tuesday’s class, we read and discussed the first chapter of In Cold Blood, written by Truman Capote (See fig. 1). Capote was a New York writer who wrote … Continue reading

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Hersey Writes from the Human View Point on Bombs and War

Author: John Hersey Article: “Joe is Back Now” Publisher: Life Magazine, July 3, 1944 Article: “Hiroshima” Publisher: The New Yorker, August 31, 1946 John Hersey was an American journalist who wrote for The New Yorker and was considered one of … Continue reading

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Oh the shame– Lincoln Steffens writes of Political Reform

Author: Lincoln Steffens Title: The Shame of the Cities: Introduction Publisher: McClure, Phillips & Co., Vol. MCMIV 1904 Author: Lincoln Steffens Title: “Tweed Days in St. Louis” Publisher: McClure’s Magazine, Vol XIX, No. 6, 1902. In Tuesday’s class, we discussed … Continue reading

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Spectating the Spectator

Authors: Joseph Addison and Richard Steele Book: The Spectator, vol. 1 (1710-1711) In Tuesday’s Class, we read some of the literary journalism written by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. These two wrote newsletters that appeared in coffee shops everyday from … Continue reading

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