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On Hurting People's Feelings: Journalism, Guilt, and Autobiography

On Hurting People's Feelings: Journalism, Guilt, and Autobiography <p>Based on the author&apos;s experience, with reference to the work of John McPhee, Truman Capote, Joan Didion, and others, this essay examines the hidden role of autobiography in narrative nonfiction, and the ethical concerns we raise when we tell our own stories in the guise of telling the stories of others.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

On Hurting People&apos;s Feelings: Journalism, Guilt, and Autobiography

Biography , Volume 26 (2) – Jul 8, 2003

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2003 Biographical Research Center.
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0162-4962
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1529-1456

Abstract

<p>Based on the author&apos;s experience, with reference to the work of John McPhee, Truman Capote, Joan Didion, and others, this essay examines the hidden role of autobiography in narrative nonfiction, and the ethical concerns we raise when we tell our own stories in the guise of telling the stories of others.</p>

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BiographyUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 8, 2003

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