I could tell you stories : sojourns in the land of memory (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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I could tell you stories : sojourns in the land of memory

Author: Patricia Hampl
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Memoir, that landscape bordered by memory and imagination, has become the signature genre of our age. In this timely gathering, Patricia Hampl moves back and forth between a series of story-like recollections and essays in which she considers who she has been "enchanted or bedeviled" by autobiographical writing--her own and others'.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Patricia Hampl; Patricia Hampl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Hampl
ISBN: 0393047385 9780393047387 0393320316 9780393320312
OCLC Number: 40397202
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Red sky in the morning --
Memory and imagination --
The Mayflower moment : reading Whitman during the Vietnam War --
What she couldn't tell --
Czeslaw Milosz and memory --
A book sealed with seven seals : Edith Stein --
The smile of accomplishment: Sylvia Plath's ambition --
The invention of autobiography : Augustine's confessions --
Reviewing Anne Frank --
The need to say it --
Other people's secrets.
Responsibility: Patricia Hampl.

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Memoir, that landscape bordered by memory and imagination, has become the signature genre of our age. In this timely gathering, Patricia Hampl moves back and forth between a series of story-like recollections and essays in which she considers who she has been "enchanted or bedeviled" by autobiographical writing--her own and others'.

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