ERIC Number: EJ596896
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Nonfiction Novel as Psychiatric Casebook: Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood."
Koski, Cheryl A.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v29 n3 p289-303 1999
Argues that Truman Capote's nonfiction novel "In Cold Blood" serves as a case study of a psychopath through its close examination of the entire constellation of antisocial personality traits of the murderer, Richard Hickock. Suggests this best-seller conforms to established medical authority while maintaining its popular appeal. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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