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Truman Capote and the legacy of In cold blood

Author: Ralph F Voss
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Voss examines Capote and In Cold Blood from many perspectives, not only as the crowning achievement of Capote's career, but also as a story in itself, focusing on Capote's artfully composed text, his extravagant claims for it as reportage, and its larger status in American popular culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Voss, Ralph F.
Truman Capote and the Legacy of "In Cold Blood".
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2011
Named Person: Truman Capote; Truman Capote
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph F Voss
ISBN: 9780817385880 0817385886
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 772845422
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The Legacy of Capote's Celebrity --
2. The Gothic Muse Triumphant --
3. A Legacy of Style --
4. The Myth of the Nonfiction Novel --
5. The Gay Subtext of In Cold Blood --
6. Capote's Argument against Capital Punishment --
7. The Legacy of Creative Influence --
8. The Legacy in Kansas.
Responsibility: Ralph F. Voss.

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Examines Capote and In Cold Blood from many perspectives, not only as the crowning achievement of Capote's career, but also as a story in itself, focusing on Capote's artfully composed text, his  Read more...
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"In emphasizing legacies, [Voss] spotlights Capote's great achievement in producing the novel, despite the gossip surrounding its creation. The most damning of the legacies was celebrity, i.e., Read more...

 
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