A History of English Autobiography by Adam Smyth

By Adam Smyth

A historical past of English Autobiography explores the family tree of autobiographical writing in England from the medieval interval to the electronic period. starting with an in depth creation that charts very important theoretical contributions to the sphere, this background contains wide-ranging essays that remove darkness from the legacy of English autobiography. equipped thematically, those essays survey the multilayered writings of such various authors as Chaucer, Bunyan, Carlyle, Newman, Wilde and Woolf. Written by way of a bunch of major students, this historical past is the definitive, single-volume assortment on English autobiography and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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