Recognizing Biography

Book Recognizing Biography

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Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN-13 : 1512801887

Page : 242 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 887 voters




Epstein's narrative interweaves interpretive and theoretical chapters as it emplots the discourse of English biography from Walton to Strachey. In this way familiar generic relationships between biographer, subject, life, text, falsehood, and readership are analyzed in specific (if constantly shifting) historical, literary, cultural, and economic texts.

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