Ten Days in a Mad-House
Chios Classics brings literature’s greatest works back to life for new generations. All our books contain a linked table of contents. Nellie Bly was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, an American journalist. Bly was a famous reporter and a pioneer of investigative journalism. As part of... show more
Chios Classics brings literature’s greatest works back to life for new generations. All our books contain a linked table of contents. Nellie Bly was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, an American journalist. Bly was a famous reporter and a pioneer of investigative journalism. As part of an undercover assignment in 1887, Bly pretended to be insane and spent ten days in an asylum in order to observe the conditions the inhabitants had to endure. Bly wrote a memoir on the experiences and uncovered the horrible and inhumane state of the asylum.
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2015-04-12
Publisher: Chios Classics
Pages no: 56
Edition language: English
★★★★★ (5 von 5 Sterne)Inhalt:„Die Irrenanstalt auf Blackwell´s Island ist eine menschliche Mausefalle. Es ist leicht hineinzukommen, aber unmöglich herauszukommen.“ Es war das Jahr 1887 als die junge Journalistin Nellie Bly den Auftrag bekam, sich undercover auf Blackwell´s Island einzuschleusen. Ü...
I probably would have liked reading Bly’s landmark investigative journalism more if this edition didn’t include a host of similar articles at the end with titles like “Nellie Bly as a White Slave.” A better description would be “Nellie Bly Doesn’t Realize References and Work Experience is Important,...
Soon to be a major motion picture: A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth-century America In 1887, Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on ...
Hat's off to you, Nellie Bly. My new hero. For the sake of a story, she faked insanity and she got herself admitted into an insane asylum then wrote an exposé on the Blackwell's Island women's asylum in New York. Not knowing how, or if, she or anybody else would be able to get her out. And all th...
Introduction--Ten Days in a Mad-House--Trying to be a Servant--Nellie Bly as a White Slave