By Kevin T. McEneaney
InHunter S. Thompson: worry, Loathing, and the start of Gonzo, Kevin T. McEneaney examines the highbrow history of this American unique, delivering biographical info and putting Thompson inside a bigger social and ancient context. a good portion of this booklet is dedicated to the construction, reception, and legacy of his most crucial works, fairly Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. as well as discussing affects on Thompson's work—including Homer, Nietzsche, Spengler, Melville, Twain, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Kerouac, and others—as good because the writers Thompson prompted, McEneaney additionally explains the literary origins of gonzo.
With new biographical information regarding Thompson and an exam of his writing concepts, this ebook offers readers with a greater figuring out of the journalist and novelist. a glance past the larger-than-life public character,Hunter S. Thompson: worry, Loathing, and the start of Gonzo should be of significant curiosity to lovers of Thompson’s paintings in addition to to these eager to understand extra approximately gonzo journalism and literature.