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Achieving Autobiographical Form
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nicholas Meihuizen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-25 - Publisher: BRILL

In Achieving Autobiographical Form Nicholas Meihuizen argues that significant autobiographies achieve singular forms. This is demonstrated in an examination of works by Yeats, Conrad, Martin Amis, Frank Kermode, Andrew Motion, Roy Campbell, Richard Murphy, and J.M. Coetzee.
Oral Forms of Nigerian Autobiography and Life Stories
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Adetayo Alabi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Oral Forms of Nigerian Autobiography and Life Stories discusses the oral life stories and poems that Africans, particularly the Yoruba people, have told about the self and community over hundreds of years. Disproving the Eurocentric argument that Africans didn’t produce stories about themselves, the author showcases a vibrant literary tradition
Writing Life: Early Twentieth-Century Autobiographies of the Artist-Hero
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Mhairi Pooler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

Writers' lives are endlessly fascinating for the reading public and literary scholars alike. By examining the self-representation of authors across the schism between Victorianism and Modernism via the First World War, this study offers a new way of evaluating biographical context and experience in the individual creative process at a
Autobiographical Inscriptions
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Barbara Ruth Rodriguez
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This text is a discussion of the ways that innovations of form and structure contain and bolster arguments for personhood. Organized thematically, with chapters focusing on central questions of form, this work pairs canonized texts with less well-known works.
Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Dr Bernhard Kuhn
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Set against the backdrop of a rapidly fissuring disciplinary landscape where poetry and science are increasingly viewed as irreconcilable and unrelated, Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a previously ignored, fundamental connection between autobiography and the natural sciences. Examining the autobiographies and scientific writings of Rousseau, Goethe, and Thoreau as representative of