Encyclopedia of Life Writing: Autobiographical and Biographical Forms

Editor: Jolly, Margaretta
Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57958-232-6
Category: Language & Literature - Composition (Language arts)
Book Status: Available

Explores not only autobiography and biography proper, but also letters, diaries, memoirs, family histories, case histories, and other ways in which individual lives have been recorded and structured. It includes entries on genres and subgenres, national and regional traditions from around the world, and important auto-biographical writers, as well as articles on related areas such as oral history, anthropology, testimonies, and the representation of life stories in non-verbal art forms.

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