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Source: Telegraph Media Group Limited (2019).
"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 | Truman Capote: Articles
Truman Capote, (Britannica High, n.d.)
"Truman Capote, original name Truman Streckfus Persons,... American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright whose early writing extended the Southern Gothic tradition, though he later developed a more journalistic approach in the novel In Cold Blood (1965; film 1967), which, together with Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958; film 1961), remains his best-known work." (“Truman Capote”, n.d.)
Recalling Capote, and a New York That Let Him Glitter (Ramirez, 2005, September 30, p. 1)
"Long before the drinking, the parties, the gossip and the fall, in a city that no longer exists, a boy from the South with the outlandish name of Truman Streckfus Persons became the outlandish writer Truman Capote, author of 'In Cold Blood,' of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' and of his own demise in cafe society, 'Answered Prayers.'... Capote embodied a New York story of exile, triumph and disillusion." (Ramirez, 2005, September 30, p. 1)
In Cold Blood | Truman Capote: Online resources
Unanswered Prayers: The Life and Times of Truman Capote (PBS, 2006)
"Throughout his career, Truman Capote remained one of America’s most controversial and colorful authors, combining literary genius with a penchant for the glittering world of high society. Though he wrote only a handful of books, his prose styling was impeccable, and his insight into the psychology of human desire was extraordinary. His flamboyant and well-documented lifestyle has often overshadowed his gifts as a writer, but over time Capote’s work will outlive the celebrity."
In Cold Blood | Truman Capote: Videos
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Bibliography / Reference list: Biography, (2014). Truman Capote - American Novelist | Mini Bio [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/RWwOv7BlocE