Lives out of letters : essays on American literary biography and documentation in honor of Robert N. Hudspeth (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Lives out of letters : essays on American literary biography and documentation in honor of Robert N. Hudspeth

Author: Robert N Hudspeth; Robert D Habich
Publisher: Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though the efficacy of literary biography has been widely contested by academic theorists, attention to the lives of authors remains an enduring fact of our literary history. The 11 essays in this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lives out of letters.
Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607426491
Named Person: Robert N Hudspeth; Robert N Hudspeth
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Hudspeth; Robert D Habich
ISBN: 0838640052 9780838640050
OCLC Number: 53084011
Description: 278 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: The best parts of histories : the letters in William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation / Mark L. Sargent --
The captive as celebrity / Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola --
The inner life of Fruitlands / Larry Carlson --
Frank Webb's The Garies and their friends contextualized within African American slave narratives / Henry Golemba --
Patch-work labors : Susan Fenimore Cooper's correspondence and the emergence of her independent literary career / Rochelle Johnson --
Paris wasn't like that : Kay Boyle and the last of the lost generation / Sandra Spanier --
Conversion in Germany : the redirection of Thomas Wolfe's late fiction / James D. Boyer --
Conversation that makes the soul : writing the biography of Mary Moody Emerson / Phyllis Cole --
Chesnutt's forgotten story / Charles Hackenberry --
The resurrection of the author : why biography still matters / Gary Scharnhorst --
The perils of writing biography / Robert D. Richardson.
Responsibility: edited by Robert D. Habich.
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