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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1
Language: en
Pages: 760
Authors: Mark Twain
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-15 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away—to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography." Thus, after dozens of false starts and hundreds of pages, Twain embarked on
Autobiography in Early Modern England
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Adam Smyth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explores life-writing forms - almanacs, financial accounts, commonplace books and parish registers - which emerged during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Handbook of Autobiography / Autofiction
Language: en
Pages: 2220
Authors: Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-29 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Autobiographical writings have been a major cultural genre from antiquity to the present time. General questions of the literary as, e.g., the relation between literature and reality, truth and fiction, the dependency of author, narrator, and figure, or issues of individual and cultural styles etc., can be studied preeminently in
The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography
Language: en
Authors: Maria DiBattista, Emily O. Wittman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-22 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography offers a historical overview of the genre from the foundational works of Augustine, Montaigne, and Rousseau through the great autobiographies of the Romantic, Victorian, and modern eras. Sixteen essays from distinguished scholars and critics explore the diverse forms, audiences, styles, and motives of life writings
Design and Truth in Autobiography
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Roy Pascal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It