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Title:
Studies in biography
Author:
Aaron, Daniel, 1912-2016.
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
viii, 200 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780674846517

9780674846524
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Biographers or writers who adopt the biographical mode are not given to such reflections these days, although a fear of heavenly judgment in the offing might make some of them more just and scrupulous.


Table of Contents

The ""Real Life"" Justin Kaplan Authorized Biography and Its DiscontentsEdward Mendelson
English ""Cliographers"": A Preliminary InquiryJohn Clive
""Hanging Up Looking Glasses at Odd Corners"": Ethnobiographical ProspectsJames Clifford Johnson's
Life of Savage: The Tranformation of a Genre VirginiaSpencer Davidson
Boswell and the Problem of BiographyWilliam C. Dowling
Transcendental Biography: Carlyle and EmersonKenneth Marc Harris
Semiprivate LivesJean Strouse
Eulogy as Symbolic Biography: The

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