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If each author unavoidably attracts all alone existence, is any writing outdoors the world of ‘autobiography’? the hot version of this vintage advisor is absolutely up to date to include:

  • developments in autobiographical feedback, highlighting significant theoretical matters and ideas
  • different varieties of the style from confessions and narratives to memoirs and diaries
  • uses of the style of their historic and cultural contexts
  • major autobiographical writers together with St Augustine, Bunyan, Boswell, Rousseau and Wordsworth, along non-canonical autobiographies by means of women
  • twentieth-century autobiography together with women's writing, black and postcolonial writing, and private criticism
  • a new bankruptcy on narrative and new fabric studying fresh traits in autobiography resembling blogs, the recognition of literary memoirs and up to date advancements in idea on testimonial writing.

Combining theoretical dialogue with thought-provoking readings of significant texts, this can be the suitable advent to the learn of a desirable genre.

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