Autobiography (The New Critical Idiom) by Linda Anderson

By Linda Anderson

If each author inevitably attracts all alone existence, is any writing open air the area of ‘autobiography’? the hot variation of this vintage consultant is totally up to date to include:

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

  • different different types 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 by way of 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 fresh traits in autobiography comparable 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 is often the appropriate advent to the examine of a desirable genre.

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