Skip to Content

Results 1 - 10 of 26

By Lee, Hermione
Hardback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2005
As readers, we seem to be increasingly fascinated by studies of individual lives. In this timely, unusual and exhilirating collection Hermione Lee is...

Paperback. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2005
An anthology of essays by some of the best biographers now writing in Britain. They tell of the ups and downs of life writing: of problems with families...

By Hamilton, Nigel
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2009
In 'Biography', award-winning biographer and teacher Nigel Hamilton addresses many related questions in an incisive and vivid narrative that will appeal...

By Backscheider, Paula R
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
Aimed at all readers of biography - lifelong or occasional, critical or casual - this book examines the subject from many angles, and gives a tour of...

By Lee, Hermione
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
Biographies are one of the most popular and best-selling of the literary genres. Why do people like them? What does a biography do and how does it work...

By Holroyd, Michael, 1935-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2003
Michael Holroyd begins an attack on biography, which is answered by two essays on the ethics & values of non-fiction writing. He examines the work of...

By Roorbach, Bill
Paperback. English.
Published Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest; Newton Abbot: David & Charles [distributor], 2008
2nd ed
From drawing a map of a remembered neighbourhood to yelling in public as a method of capturing passion on paper, Roorbach offers innovative techniques...

By Woolf, Virginia
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998
Woolf's biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel was what she called 'a little escapade'. For all its fun and frivolity, 'Flush' is none the...

Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004
These essays on the problems and functions of biography - particularly those of writers, thinkers and artists - investigate a subject of enduring importance...

By Ellis, David, 1939-
Hardback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, c2000
David Ellis meditates on the nature of biography and the way biographers habitually describe their subjects' lives by reference to psychology, ancestry...
Search results in RSS