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The Conscience of the autobiographer : Ethical and religious dimensions of autobiography.

Author: John D Barbour
Publisher: Macmillan Academic and Professional, 1991.
Series: Studies in literature and religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that the writing of autobiography raises crucial issues of conscience as an author tries to know, assess, and represent character. Individual chapters explore such issues as the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Barbour
ISBN: 0333554922 9780333554920
OCLC Number: 24754853
Description: 304 pages.
Contents: General Editor's Preface - Acknowledgements - Introduction - Conscience and Truthfulness - Character and Characterization - Conscience in the Essays of Montaigne and Johnson - Franklin and the Critics of Individualism - Ressentiment, Public Virtues, and Malcolm X - Shame in the Autobiographies of Mary McCarthy - Conclusion - Notes - Index
Series Title: Studies in literature and religion.

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