The Resource Art of Literary Biography, The

Art of Literary Biography, The

Label
Art of Literary Biography, The
Title
Art of Literary Biography, The
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are amongthe wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the most immediate and accessible modes of writing about literature. This book examines such literary figures as Conrad, Lawrence, Huxley, Virginia Woolf, and the poets Elizabeth Bishop and Lord Rochester, while addressing the nature and form ofliterary biography--the concept of biography as autobiography, the problems the genre poses, the necessity of the ignorance of a biographer, and the literary biographer at work. The distinguished contributors include Anthony Storr, Lyndall Gordon, Richard Holmes, Jon Stallworthy, Hermione Lee,David Bradshaw, and Ann Thwaite
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Batchelor, John
Dewey number
809
LC call number
PR756.B56A
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Art of Literary Biography, The
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4962770
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280765278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4962770
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4962770
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76527
  • (OCoLC)1027201685
Label
Art of Literary Biography, The
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4962770
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280765278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4962770
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4962770
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76527
  • (OCoLC)1027201685

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