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By Linda Anderson

ISBN-10: 041518634X

ISBN-13: 9780415186346

ISBN-10: 0415572142

ISBN-13: 9780415572149

If each author unavoidably attracts all alone existence, is any writing outdoors the world of ‘autobiography’? the recent version of this vintage advisor is totally up to date to include:

  • developments in autobiographical feedback, highlighting significant theoretical concerns and ideas

  • different sorts of the style from confessions and narratives to memoirs and diaries

  • uses of the style of their old and cultural contexts

  • major autobiographical writers together with St Augustine, Bunyan, Boswell, Rousseau and Wordsworth, along non-canonical autobiographies via women

  • twentieth-century autobiography together with women's writing, black and postcolonial writing, and private criticism

  • a new bankruptcy on narrative and new fabric reading contemporary tendencies in autobiography similar to blogs, the recognition of literary memoirs and up to date advancements in concept on testimonial writing.

Combining theoretical dialogue with thought-provoking readings of significant texts, this can be the precise creation to the learn of a desirable genre.

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