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By Wang, Qi, 1968 April 21- author
eBook. English.
Published New York: Oxford University Press, 2013
This book traces the developmental, social, cultural, and historical origins of the autobiographical self - the self that is made of memories of the personal...

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...

By Roberts, Brian
Paperback. English.
Published Buckingham: Open University Press, 2002
This is an examination of the methodological and theoretical developments associated with research on lives in sociology, oral history, ethnography, biography...

Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996
This volume brings together essays on the art of the literary biography. It is aimed at the non-specialist as well as the specialist, biographers, would...

By Parke, Catherine Neal
Paperback. English.
Published New York; London: Routledge, 2002
Parke surveys biography from classical times to the present, focusing her analysis on Western culture, and providing detailed readings of works by James...

eBook. English.
Published Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014
Revised and augmented edition
Theoretical Discussions of Biography: Approaches from History, Microhistory, and Life Writing offers comprehensive overviews by 14 academic scholars of...

eBook. English.
Published Abingdon, Oxon; New York, N.Y.: Routledge, 2017
In recent decades, there has been a substantial turn towards narrative and life history study. The embrace of narrative and life history work has accompanied...

By Osborne, Brian D
Paperback. English.
Published London: A. & C. Black, 2004
Many of us have wanted to write a life-story but have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning...

By Schneider, Myra, 1936-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2009
This work offers a detailed exploration of a wide range of universal experiences such as childhood, adult relationships and loss, and examines how a wide...