4 edition of Literary biography found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||CT21 .E45|
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|Number of Pages||19|
|LC Control Number||72175096|
Near the beginning of his book, The Impossible Craft: Literary Biography, Scott Donaldson identifies what he takes to be the “central justification” of biographies about writers: “that knowledge of the life throws light on the work and vice versa.”This is no doubt a very common assumption, held by both writers and readers of literary biographies, and Donaldson apparently considers it. The book is Niyi Osundare: A Literary Biography written by Sule E. Egya, a poet and literary scholar. The event referenced in the first chapter of the book was necessary to ground the reader in the time and situation of Professor Ọ̀ṣúndáre’s early beginnings, and also in the historical foregrounding of pre-independence Nigeria.
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One of the best modern examples of literary biography, with its artfully chosen detail and narrative arc combining with a close reading of major texts. Adam Sisman's book is, in effect, the biography of a biography, and it's also a closely focused but highly affecting portrait of James Boswell the writer.
The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury By SAM WELLER Sam Weller's biography describes the ascent to literary stardom of the man Time called "The Poet of the Pulps." The Brontë Myth.
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Your critical antennae must be up at all times. But think of this: when an author's novels or stories are hardly being read any more, his or her biography might still be cherished by book-lovers.
Literary biography can /5(7). Literary biography is the most popular form of writing about writing, yet it has been largely neglected in the academic community. This volume bridges the gap between literary biography as a popular genre and its relevance for the academic study of literature.
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Supporting AP/IB curricula in literature as well as university-level coursework, Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography is an invaluable source for tracing the development of an author's.
50 Must-Read Literary Biographies The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism by Megan Marshall. The supposed “American Brontës,” the three Peabody sisters influenced the thinking of writers like Thoreau and : Sarah Ullery. Established inGoose Lane Editions is a literary press with a particular interest in contemporary fiction and poetry, as well as high profile non-fiction, including.
The Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series is annual compendium which includes original material covering a given year’s literary highlights, including obituaries and tributes. The Yearbook provides signed essays summarizing the year in poetry, fiction, biography, drama and children’s books we well as scholarly articles.
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The trend in literary biography was accompanied in popular biography by a sort of "celebrity voyeurism", in the early decades of the century.
This latter form's appeal to readers was based on curiosity more than morality or patriotism. By World War I, cheap hard-cover reprints had become popular. The decades of the s witnessed a. A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life.
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The Dictionary of Literary Biography is a specialist biographical dictionary dedicated to hed by Gale, the volume set covers a wide variety of literary topics, periods, and genres, with a focus on American and British literature. An authoritative review of literary biography covering the seventeenth century to the twentieth century A Companion to Literary Biography offers a comprehensive account of literary biography spanning the history of the genre across three centuries.
The editor – an esteemed literary biographer and noted expert in the field – has encouraged contributors to explore the theoretical and.
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Learn more at : Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Edel, Leon, Literary biography. Bloomington, Indiana University Press . As a teenager I devoured biographies of literary women.
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