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eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015
'Life-writing' is a generic term meant to encompass a range of writings about lives or parts of lives, or which provide materials out of which lives or...

Hardback. English.
Published Woodbridge: Boydell, 2012
Exploring the relationship between museums and biographies, this collection of essays examines examples from the early 19th century to the present day

Book. English.
Published Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 1978
Studies in Biography, a volume in the series Harvard English Studies, contains eleven essays which point to some of the new directions biography and biographical...

By Hamilton, Nigel
eBook. 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 Malcolm, Janet
Paperback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2005
Focusing on the nature of biography, Malcolm examines the biographies of Sylvia Plath, with particular focus on Anne Stevenson's controversial 'Bitter...

By Pritchard, Allan
Book. English.
Published Toronto; London: University of Toronto Press, c2005
Although biography is one of today's most flourishing literary genres, its early history has attracted much less attention than that of other forms, a...

By Kirkley, Harriet, 1943-
Book. English.
Published Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2002
This book provides a transcription and extensive annotations for the notes surviving from Johnson's reading as he prepared to write his preface to ""Pope...

By Duff, Tim
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002
Duff offers a unique insight into the reception of classical Greece and Republican Rome in the Greek world of the second century A.D. The text also explores...

By Parke, Catherine Neal
Hardback. English.
Published Columbia; London: University of Missouri Press, c1991
Samuel Johnson believed that biography was a key to the operations of the critical and creative intelligence. Through an inquiry into the centrality of...

eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Clarendon, 1995
Is literary biography widely read for popular, 'prurient' reasons, or for "reputable" intellectual reasons? Leading critics and professional biographers...