The Resource Life writing : essays on autobiography, biography and literature, edited by Richard Bradford

Life writing : essays on autobiography, biography and literature, edited by Richard Bradford

Label
Life writing : essays on autobiography, biography and literature
Title
Life writing
Title remainder
essays on autobiography, biography and literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Bradford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Including original contributions by, among others, Martin Amis, Alan Sillitoe, Ruth Fainlight and D.J. Taylor, this important collection examines the status and practice of literary biography and autobiographical writing, and reasserts the centrality of the relationship between authors' lives and their works"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PR756.A9
LC item number
L54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bradford, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, American
  • Authors
  • Autobiography
  • Biography as a literary form
  • autobiographie
  • autobiographie
  • biographie
  • biographie
  • American prose literature
  • Authors
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • Autobiography
  • Biography as a literary form
  • English prose literature
  • Autobiographie
  • Englisch
  • Life writing
  • Autobiography
  • Biography as literary form
Label
Life writing : essays on autobiography, biography and literature, edited by Richard Bradford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In search of Peter Quennell : redefining the self in The biographer's moustache / Andrew James -- Pictures and places : enclaves of illusion in the life-writings of Elizabeth Bowen and Annabel Goff / Deirdre O'Byrne -- Of skunks and doorknobs : Robert Lowell and 'The business of direct experience' : Tim Hancock -- Projections of the inner 'I' : Anthony Powell, George Orwell and the personal myth / D.J. Taylor -- Goldsmith and the art of indirect autobiography / Graham Gargett -- Obstacles confronting the literary biographer / Dale Salwak -- Hartley Coleridge and the art of elf-effacement / Andrew Keanie -- 'A horse my show his good intent' : opinionated Protestant equines from Morocco to Black Beauty / Kevin De Ornellas -- Literary biography : the elephant in the academic sitting room / Richard Bradford -- Reflections on the timing of Juan Goytisolo's autobiographies / Stanley Black -- Wild realism : the fresh air of the real or the changing face of the European novel / Alexis Grohmann -- Autofiction : a brief history of a neologism / E.H. Jones -- Sick diarists and private writers of the seventeenth century / David Thorley -- Trans-genre confusion : what does autobiography think it is? / Claire Lynch -- The art of losing : the place of death in writer's memoirs / Timothy C. Baker -- 'The contrived innocence of the surface' : representing childhood memory in recent British autobiography / Nicola King -- The relics of St David Wojnarowicz : the autobiography of a mythmaker / Richard Maguire -- Reflections on life and writing / Alan Sillitoe -- A writer's work and life / Ruth Fainlight -- Richard Bradford interviews Martin Amis
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 317 p.
Isbn
9780230202528
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009042452
System control number
  • (OCoLC)460933783
  • (OCoLC)ocn460933783
Label
Life writing : essays on autobiography, biography and literature, edited by Richard Bradford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In search of Peter Quennell : redefining the self in The biographer's moustache / Andrew James -- Pictures and places : enclaves of illusion in the life-writings of Elizabeth Bowen and Annabel Goff / Deirdre O'Byrne -- Of skunks and doorknobs : Robert Lowell and 'The business of direct experience' : Tim Hancock -- Projections of the inner 'I' : Anthony Powell, George Orwell and the personal myth / D.J. Taylor -- Goldsmith and the art of indirect autobiography / Graham Gargett -- Obstacles confronting the literary biographer / Dale Salwak -- Hartley Coleridge and the art of elf-effacement / Andrew Keanie -- 'A horse my show his good intent' : opinionated Protestant equines from Morocco to Black Beauty / Kevin De Ornellas -- Literary biography : the elephant in the academic sitting room / Richard Bradford -- Reflections on the timing of Juan Goytisolo's autobiographies / Stanley Black -- Wild realism : the fresh air of the real or the changing face of the European novel / Alexis Grohmann -- Autofiction : a brief history of a neologism / E.H. Jones -- Sick diarists and private writers of the seventeenth century / David Thorley -- Trans-genre confusion : what does autobiography think it is? / Claire Lynch -- The art of losing : the place of death in writer's memoirs / Timothy C. Baker -- 'The contrived innocence of the surface' : representing childhood memory in recent British autobiography / Nicola King -- The relics of St David Wojnarowicz : the autobiography of a mythmaker / Richard Maguire -- Reflections on life and writing / Alan Sillitoe -- A writer's work and life / Ruth Fainlight -- Richard Bradford interviews Martin Amis
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 317 p.
Isbn
9780230202528
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009042452
System control number
  • (OCoLC)460933783
  • (OCoLC)ocn460933783

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