Recognizing Biography

by William H. Epstein
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 242 pages
ISBN 13: 1512801887
ISBN 10: 9781512801880
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Epstein's narrative interweaves interpretive and theoretical chapters as it emplots the discourse of English biography from Walton to Strachey. In this way familiar generic relationships between biographer, subject, life, text, falsehood, and readership are analyzed in specific (if constantly shifting) historical, literary, cultural, and economic texts.
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