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Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives: A Textual Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0367892782

ISBN-13: 9780367892784

Edition: 1st 2019

Authors: Ian Case Punnett

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Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives vivifies how nonfiction murder stories are told, what role they play in society, and in the form of true crime why they remain enduringly popular internationally on every platform. This book establishes for the first time the actual lineor dotted linebetween mainstream journalism and the multimedia phenomena of true crime. Presenting a stable definition of what isand what is nottrue crime will either challenge or justify Truman Capotes claims regarding the creation of a "new journalism"with In Cold Blood, and accordingly expose the reluctance of the promoters of NPRs Serial, HBOs The Jinx, and Netflixs Making a Murderer to refer to their products as…    
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Book details

Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Routledge
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long
Language: English