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The Biographer"s art

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography as a literary form.,
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jeffrey Meyers.
    ContributionsMeyers, Jeffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR756.B5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22449010M
    ISBN 100333421108

    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 of literary biography--the concept of biography as autobiography, the problems the genre poses, the necessity of the ignorance of a biographer, and the literary biographer. This elegant and engrossing novel explores how we value and celebrate art and artists’ lives. The Biographer’s Lover reminds us that all memory is an act of curation. Book club notes.

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This book attempts to provide a history of the genre and an analysis of the great literary biographies from Johnson's "Life of Savage" and Boswell's "Life of Johnson" to three biographies of the midth century - those by Ellmann, Painter and Edel.   THE BIOGRAPHER’S TALE by A.S. Byatt ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 24, An academic who forsakes the realm of concepts and theories for the quotidian world of “things” is the unlikely—and quite likable—protagonist of Byatt’s formidably learned latest, which echoes rather loudly her Booker Prize–winning Possession ().

      The Biographers Tale book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The world of erstwhile post-structuralist literary critic Phi /5().   Published by Houghton Mifflin in , Ms. Middlebrook’s book “Anne Sexton: A Biography” was a finalist for the National Book Award. It chronicled the short, turbulent life .


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Telling Lives originated in a symposium on biography that took place at the National Portrait Gallery; but before publication, three additional essays were added to the original four. The contributors are Leon Edel, Justin Kaplan, Geoffrey Wolff, Alfred Kazin, Doris Kearns, Theodore Rosengarten, and Barbara Tuchman.4/5(1).

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Membership gives you access to Club talks, prize-givings and other networking opportunities, as well as listing on our website. Leon Edel has recently noted that "there exists, I am sorry to say, no criticism of biography worthy of the name. Reviewers and critics have learned how to judge plays, poems, novels&#;but they reveal their helplessness in the face of a biography." The Biographer's Art, by concentrating on Author: Jeffrey Meyers.

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