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In Cold Blood: Background

VCE Literature Units 1&2

Source: Telegraph Media Group Limited (2019).

Level 1"Choosing to write a true account of an actual murder case--was altogether literary. The decision was based on a theory I've harbored since I first began to write professionally.... It seemed to me that journalism, reportage, could be forced to yield a serious new art form: the 'nonfiction novel'." (Plimpton, 1966, January 16)

Turman Capote being interviewed by George Plimpton in the New York Times in 1966.

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In Cold Blood | Background: Articles

Level 2 resourceArticles

In Cold Blood | Background: Books

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In Cold Blood | Background: Online resoures

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

In Cold Blood | Background: Videos

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"Duane West, the Finney County prosecutor in 1959 when the Clutter family was murdered just outside of Garden City, recalls the days before the trial and dealing with "In Cold Blood" author Truman Capote. (Video by Fernando Salazar/ The Wichita Eagle)" (Wichita Eagle, 2017)

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: Wichita Eagle (2017) or (Wichita Eagle, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: Wichita Eagle, (2017). In Cold Blood prosecuter recalls the Clutter family murders [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/hc5IrnuKYpM

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsGiven the subject matter in the following video access is restricted. This videos has been made available for Senior School students studying "In Cold Blood".

"Infamous is a 2006 American drama film It covers the period from the late 1950s through the mid-1960s, during which Truman Capote researched and wrote his bestseller In Cold Blood. Capote is played by Toby Jones. Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Lee Pace and Jeff Daniels It differs from the earlier Capote in that it occasionally breaks away from the Kansas setting to allow Capote's Manhattan society friends and professional acquaintances to comment on and express opinions about him to an unseen interlocutor during mock interviews. It also is more explicit about the romantic feelings Capote and Perry Smith may have shared." (McGrath, 2006)

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: McGrath (2006) or (McGrath, 2006)
Bibliography / Reference list: McGrath, D. (2006). Infamous [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://clickv.ie/w/ByMl

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