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A History of English Autobiography

A History of English Autobiography (Hardback)

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A History of English Autobiography explores the genealogy of autobiographical writing in England from the medieval period to the digital era. Beginning with an extensive introduction that charts important theoretical contributions to the field, this History includes wide-ranging essays that illuminate the legacy of English autobiography. Organized thematically, these essays survey the multilayered writings of such diverse authors as Chaucer, Bunyan, Carlyle, Newman, Wilde and Woolf. Written by a host of leading scholars, this History is the definitive, single-volume collection on English autobiography and will serve as an invaluable reference for specialists and students alike.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary reference worksEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 04/04/2016 ISBN-13: 9781107078413  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Adam Smyth is the A. C. Bradley-J. C. Maxwell Tutorial Fellow in English Literature and University Lecturer in the History of the Book at Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of Autobiography in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2010) and 'Profit and Delight': Printed Miscellanies in England, 1640-1682, and coeditor, with Gill Partington, of Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary.

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