Chronicling trauma : journalists and writers on violence and loss / Doug Underwood.
- Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011.
- History of communication.
The history of communication
244 p. ; 24 cm.
- Violence -- Press coverage.
Psychic trauma -- Press coverage.
War correspondents -- Mental health.
Authors, American -- Psychology.
Violence in literature.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Journalism and literature -- United States.
Journalism and literature -- Great Britain.
- Introduction. Trauma, news, and narrative: the study of violence and loss in journalism and fiction
Stories of harm, stories of hazard: childhood stress and professional trauma in the careers of journalist-literary figures
Trafficking in trauma: women's rights, civil rights, and sensationalism as a spur to social justice
Trauma in war, trauma in life: the pose of the "heroic" battlefield correspondent
Depression, drink, and dissipation: dysfunctional lifestyles and art as the ultimate stimulant
Epilogue. New challenges, new treatments: trauma and the contemporary journalist-literary figure.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 9780252036408 (cloth)
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