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Studies in autobiography

Author: James Olney; Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Baton Rouge (La., 1985)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Studies in autobiography.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)573522885
Online version:
Studies in autobiography.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)607683648
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Olney; Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
ISBN: 0195051319 9780195051315
OCLC Number: 17353539
Notes: Essays from the International Symposium on Autobiography and Autobiography Studies, held at Louisiana State University in Mar. 1985.
Description: xvii, 228 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / James Olney --
The memoirs of Henry James : self-interest as autobiography / James M. Cox --
The biographer's secret / Ira B. Nadel --
Narrative and chronology as structures of reference and the new model autobiographer / Paul John Eakin --
Conversion and the language of autobiography / Geoffrey Galt Harpham --
James Gronniosaw and the trope of the Talking Book / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Black Elk speaks with forked tongue / G. Thomas Couser --
Dialogue in antebellum Afro-American autobiography / William L. Andrews --
Is the slave narrative a species of autobiography? / John Sekora --Scripture of the self : "prologue in heaven" / Georges Gusdorf --
Toward conceptualizing diary / Felicity A. Nussbaum. The body, the book, and "The true hero of the tale" : De Quincey's 1821 Confessions and romantic autobiography as cultural artifact / Charles J. Rzepka --
The objectivity of The education of Henry Adams / Thomas R. Smith --
On writing autobiography / Wallace Fowlie --
Autogynography / Germaine Brée --
Shadowed presence : modern women writers' autobiographies and the other / Julia Watson --
Midwestern diaries and journals : what women were (not) saying in the late 1800s / Suzanne L. Bunkers --
Gender and autobiographical form : the case of the spiritual autobiography / Linda H. Peterson.
Responsibility: edited by James Olney.
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