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The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900.

By: Griffiths, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (242 p.).ISBN: 9781137454386.Subject(s): British newspapers -- History -- 19th century | English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century | Imperialism | Journalism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Press -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900DDC classification: 823/.809 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Empire, News and Novels -- 1 Most Extraordinary Careers: Special Correspondents and the News Narrative -- 2 W.T. Stead, General Gordon and the Novelisation of the News -- 3 Romance or Reportage? Henry Rider Haggard and the Pall Mall Gazette -- 4 A Scramble for Authority: Stanley, Conrad and the Congo -- 5 Winston Churchill, the Morning Post and the End of the Imperial Romance -- Conclusion: Conflict, Friction and Fragmentation -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Summary: Aggressive policy, enthusiastic news coverage and sensational novelistic style combined to create a distinctive image of Britain's Empire in late-Victorian print media. The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900 traces this phenomenon through the work of editors, special correspondents and authors.
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Empire, News and Novels -- 1 Most Extraordinary Careers: Special Correspondents and the News Narrative -- 2 W.T. Stead, General Gordon and the Novelisation of the News -- 3 Romance or Reportage? Henry Rider Haggard and the Pall Mall Gazette -- 4 A Scramble for Authority: Stanley, Conrad and the Congo -- 5 Winston Churchill, the Morning Post and the End of the Imperial Romance -- Conclusion: Conflict, Friction and Fragmentation -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index

Aggressive policy, enthusiastic news coverage and sensational novelistic style combined to create a distinctive image of Britain's Empire in late-Victorian print media. The New Journalism, the New Imperialism and the Fiction of Empire, 1870-1900 traces this phenomenon through the work of editors, special correspondents and authors.

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Andrew Griffiths is Associate Lecturer at Plymouth University, UK and is an active researcher in the fields of Victorian literature and culture, print media history, imperial history and war writing. He has taught at the University of Exeter and also for the Open University.

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