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Self impression : life-writing, autobiografiction, and the forms of modern literature

Author: Max Saunders
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Max Saunders explores the ways in which modern writers from the 1870s to the 1930s experimented with forms of life-writing such as biography, autobiography, memoir, diary and journal for the purposes of fiction. He identifies a wave of new hybrid forms from the late 19th century and provides a fresh look at turn-of-the-century literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Saunders
ISBN: 9780199657698 0199657696
OCLC Number: 817256394
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Modern ironizations of auto/biography and the emergence of autobiografiction : Victorian and fin de siècle precursors --
Modernist auto/biografiction.
Responsibility: Max Saunders.

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Self Impression explores the fascinating ways in which writers from the 1870s to the 1930s - including Pater, Ruskin, Proust, Joyce, Stein, Pound, and Woolf - experimented with forms of life-writing.  Read more...

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wide-ranging and consequential new account of British literature from 1870 to 1930 ... In modernism, as Saunders demonstrates in impressive detail, we may find an astonishing variety of experimental Read more...

 
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