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Life writing: a writers' & artists' companion: writing biography, autobiography and memoir

Life writing: a writers' & artists' companion: writing biography, autobiography and memoir

Cline, Sally, author; Angier, Carole, 1943- author

'Life Writing' is an essential guide to writing biography, autobiography and memoir. It explores the history and forms of life writing, as well as featuring tips from bestselling writers such as Diana Athill, Alan Bennett and Alain de Botton. Life Writing: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing biography, autobiography and memoir.PART 1 explores the history and forms of life writing and the challenges and potential pitfalls of the genre. PART 2 includes tips by bestselling writers: Diana Athill, Alan Bennett, Alain de Botton, Jill Dawson, Millicent Dillon, Margaret Drabble, Geoff Dyer, Victoria Glendinning, Lyndall Gordon, Peter Hayter, Richard Holmes, Michael Holroyd, Kathryn Hughes, Diane Johnson, Hermione Lee, Andrew Lownie, Janet Malcolm, Alexander Masters, Nancy Milford, Blake Morrison, Andrew Morton, Clare Mulley, Jenni Murray, Nicholas Murray, Kristina Olsson, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, Meryle Secrest, Miranda Seymour, Frances Spalding, Hilary Spurling, Boyd Tonkin, Edmund White. PART 3 includes practical advice - from planning, researching and interviewing to writing, pacing and navigating ethical issues

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Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Sally Cline and Carole Angier
ISBN: 1472531051, 9781472531056
Note: Previous edition: published as The Arvon book of life writing. London: Methuen Drama, 2010.
Physical Description: xviii, 269 pages
Subject: Literature.; Biography as a literary form.
Uniform Title: Arvon book of life writing
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9781472527066