The Resource Mirror talk : genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography, Susanna Egan

Mirror talk : genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography, Susanna Egan

Label
Mirror talk : genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography
Title
Mirror talk
Title remainder
genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Susanna Egan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study of directions in autobiography. Traditional autobiography tends to originate in crisis but develops a resolution, whereas contemporary autobiography deals with unresolved crisis. The author examines works by a range of writers, including Primo Levi, Ernest Hemingway and Mary Meigs
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Susanna
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT25
LC item number
.E357 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autobiography
  • Autobiography
  • Autobiographie
  • Autobiographische Literatur
  • Krise (Motiv)
  • Englisch
Label
Mirror talk : genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography, Susanna Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Refractions of Mirror Talk, or the Historian in Hell: The Case of Primo Levi
  • Ch. 6.
  • Death and Its Points of Departure
  • Coda: Talking Back: Autobiography as Mirror Tail
  • Ch. 1.
  • Facing Off: Genres of Life and Death
  • Ch. 2.
  • Literary Pyrotechnics: Finding the Subject among the Smoke and Mirrors
  • Ch. 3.
  • Speculation in the Auditorium: Film and Drama as Genres of Autobiography
  • Ch. 4.
  • Dialogues of Diaspora
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9780807824993
Lccn
99017970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40684140
  • (OCoLC)ocm40684140
Label
Mirror talk : genres of crisis in contemporary autobiography, Susanna Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Refractions of Mirror Talk, or the Historian in Hell: The Case of Primo Levi
  • Ch. 6.
  • Death and Its Points of Departure
  • Coda: Talking Back: Autobiography as Mirror Tail
  • Ch. 1.
  • Facing Off: Genres of Life and Death
  • Ch. 2.
  • Literary Pyrotechnics: Finding the Subject among the Smoke and Mirrors
  • Ch. 3.
  • Speculation in the Auditorium: Film and Drama as Genres of Autobiography
  • Ch. 4.
  • Dialogues of Diaspora
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9780807824993
Lccn
99017970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40684140
  • (OCoLC)ocm40684140

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