The Executioner s Song

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  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 1074 pages
  • ISBN : 0099688603
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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The Executioner s Song

The Executioner s Song
  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 01 February 1991
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning account of murderer Gary Gilmore's desire to die. In 1976 he robbed two men and then shot them in cold blood. His subsequent battle with the authorities for the right to die made him a worldwide celebrity and ensured that his execution turned into a gruesome media event.

The Executioner s Song

The Executioner s Song
  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Boston; Toronto: Little Brown
  • Release : 01 February 1979
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A reconstruction of the crime and fate of Gary Gilmore, the convicted murderer who sought his own execution in Utah where he was imprisoned, is based on taped interviews with relatives, friends, lawyers, and law-enforcement officials

The Executioner s Song

The Executioner s Song
  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 08 May 2012
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Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable classic about convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition. Arguably the greatest book from America's most heroically ambitious writer, The Executioner's Song follows the short, blighted life of Gary Gilmore who became famous after he robbed two men in 1976 and killed them in cold blood. After being tried and convicted, he immediately insisted on being executed for his crime. To do so, he fought a system that seemed intent on keeping him

Summary and Analysis of The Executioner s Song

Summary and Analysis of The Executioner s Song
  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 31 January 2017
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Executioner’s Song tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Norman Mailer’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This summary of The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer includes: Historical context Part-by-part summaries Detailed timeline of key events Profiles of the main characters

Evolving Standards of Decency

Evolving Standards of Decency
  • Author : Mary Welek Atwell
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 01 February 2023
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Evolving Standards of Decency examines the ways in which popular culture portrays the death penalty. By analyzing literature and film, Atwell argues that capital punishment becomes much more complex when both offenders and victims are presented as fully developed individuals. Those studying justice issues, corrections, or capital punishment will find this an accessible work that places the stories read in novels or seen in movies in the context of the legal system that has the power of life and death.

Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Literature and the Rise of the Interview
  • Author : Rebecca Roach
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 29 January 2019
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Today interviews proliferate everywhere: in newspapers, on television, and in anthologies; as a method they are a major tool of medicine, the law, the social sciences, oral history projects, and journalism; and in the book trade interviews with authors are a major promotional device. We live in an 'interview society'. How did this happen? What is it about the interview form that we find so appealing and horrifying? Are we all just gossips or is there something more to it?

Truthful Fictions Conversations with American Biographical Novelists

Truthful Fictions  Conversations with American Biographical Novelists
  • Author : Michael Lackey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 27 February 2014
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In this new collection of interviews, some of America's most prominent novelists identify the key intellectual developments that led to the rise of the contemporary biographical novel, discuss the kind of historical 'truth' this novel communicates, indicate why this narrative form is superior to the traditional historical novel, and reflect on the ideas and characters central to their individual works. These interviews do more than just define an innovative genre of contemporary fiction. They provide a precise way of understanding

Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer
  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2023
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An American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director, Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize twice and the National Book Award once. Along with Joan Didion, Truman Capote, and Tom Wolfe, Mailer was a practitioner of New Journalism, a genre which encompassed the essay and other nonfiction writing.

Real Life Writings in American Literary Journalism a Narratological Study

Real Life Writings in American Literary Journalism  a Narratological Study
  • Author : Gurpreet Kaur
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Release : 24 July 2015
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This referential collection of essays is an important guide to the emergence and development of literary journalism through the centuries. The book begins with the defining of genres, literature and journalism, which blur the lines between them. It also gives an insight into the theories of narratology. Some practitioners included in this book are great American writers like, John Hersey, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer and Don DeLillo. These literary journalists bring to life both major as well trivial issues of

Biofiction

Biofiction
  • Author : Michael Lackey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 July 2021
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Biofiction: An Introduction provides readers with the history, origins, evolution, and legitimization of biofiction, suggesting potential lines of inquiry, exploring criticisms of the literary form, and modeling the process of analyzing and interpreting individual texts. Written for undergraduate and graduate students, this volume combines comprehensive coverage of the core foundations of biofiction with contemporary and lively debates within the subject. The volume aims to confront and illuminate the following questions: • When did biofiction come into being? • What forces gave birth

The Rise of True Crime 20th Century Murder and American Popular Culture

The Rise of True Crime  20th Century Murder and American Popular Culture
  • Author : Jean Murley
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 August 2008
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During the 1950s and 1960s True Detective magazine developed a new way of narrating and understanding murder. It was more sensitive to context, gave more psychologically sophisticated accounts, and was more willing to make conjectures about the unknown thoughts and motivations of killers than others had been before. This turned out to be the start of a revolution, and, after a century of escalating accounts, we have now become a nation of experts, with many ordinary people able to speak

The American Biographical Novel

The American Biographical Novel
  • Author : Michael Lackey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 07 April 2016
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Before the 1970s, there were only a few acclaimed biographical novels. But starting in the 1980s, there was a veritable explosion of this genre of fiction, leading to the publication of spectacular biographical novels about figures as varied as Abraham Lincoln, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Friedrich Nietzsche, Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, Henry James, and Marilyn Monroe, just to mention a notable few. This publication frenzy culminated in 1999 when two biographical novels (Michael Cunningham's The Hours and Russell Banks' Cloudsplitter) were nominated for

National Identities and Post Americanist Narratives

National Identities and Post Americanist Narratives
  • Author : Donald E. Pease
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 01 February 1994
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National narratives create imaginary relations within imagined communities called national peoples. But in the American narrative, alongside the nexus of belonging established for the national community, the national narrative has represented other peoples (women, blacks, "foreigners", the homeless) from whom the property of nationness has been removed altogether and upon whose differences from them the national people depended for the construction of their norms. Dismantling this opposition has become the task of post-national (Post-Americanist) narratives, bent on changing the assumptions

How to Read Now

How to Read Now
  • Author : Elaine Castillo
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release : 04 August 2022
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'Castillo's How To Read Now took my breath away. Energetically brilliant, warmly humane, incisively funny' Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize -winning author of Less 'I gasped, shouted, and holler-laughed while reading these essays... Phenomenal' R.O. Kwon, author of The Incendiaries How many times have we heard that reading builds empathy? That we can travel through books? How often have we were heard about the importance of diversifying our bookshelves? Or claimed that books saved our lives? These familiar words