Writing for the New Yorker : critical essays on an American periodical /

This collection of newly commissioned critical essays reads across and between New Yorker departments, from sports writing to short stories, cartoons to reporters at large, poetry to annals of business. Attending to the relations between these kinds of writing and the magazine's visual and mate...

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Other Authors: Green, Fiona (Editor, Contributor)
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh [Scotland] : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.
Edition:[Enhanced Credo edition].
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on contributors
  • Introduction / Fiona Green
  • I Magazine and marketplace:
  • 1 The New Yorker, the middlebrow, and the periodical marketplace in 1925 / Faye Hammill
  • 2 "We Stand Corrected": New Yorker Fact-checking and the business of American accuracy / Sarah Cain
  • 3 Marianne Moore and the hidden persuaders / Fiona Green
  • II Self-Fashioning:
  • 4 Philip Roth's Kinds of Writing / Bharat Tandon
  • 5 Spark's proofs / Deborah Bowman
  • 6 Sylvia Plath and "The Blessed Glossy New Yorker" / Linda Freedman
  • 7 The distractions of John Cheever / Tamara Follini
  • III Lightness and gravity:
  • 8 Portrait of the Rabbit as a young beau: John Updike, New Yorker humorist / Thomas Karshan
  • 9 Sports at The New Yorker / Kasia Boddy
  • 10 The New Yorker life of Hannah Arendt's mind / Duncan Kelly
  • 11 On blustering: Dwight Macdonald, modernism and The New Yorker / Tom Perrin.