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The Resource Contesting the subject : essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism, edited by William H. Epstein

Contesting the subject : essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism, edited by William H. Epstein

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Contesting the subject : essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism
Title
Contesting the subject
Title remainder
essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism
Statement of responsibility
edited by William H. Epstein
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DCC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Epstein, William H
Series statement
The Theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • Biography (as a literary form)
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • English prose literature
Label
Contesting the subject : essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism, edited by William H. Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : contesting the subject / William H. Epstein -- Biography and intention / Stanley Fish -- Writer as hero : novelistic prefigurations and the emergence of literary biography / Michael McKeon -- Boswell and the insistence of the letter / Gordon Turnbull -- Ecce homo : biographical acknowledgment, the end of the French Revolution, and the romantic reinvention of English verse / Jerome Christensen -- Biographical criticism and the "great" woman of letters : the example of George Eliot and Virginia Woolf / Alison Booth -- Persona criticism and the death of the author / Cheryl Walker -- Feminist theory and literary biography / Sharon O'Brien -- Too close to home : repressing biography, instituting authority / Valerie Ross -- Producing American selves : the form of American biography / Rob Wilson -- Becoming a biographer : Erikson, Luther, and the problem of professional identity / Steven Weiland
  • (Post)modern lives : abducting the biographical subject / William H. Epstein
Control code
980091017637
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 251 p
Isbn
9781557530189
Lccn
lc91017637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Contesting the subject : essays in the postmodern theory and practice of biography and biographical criticism, edited by William H. Epstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : contesting the subject / William H. Epstein -- Biography and intention / Stanley Fish -- Writer as hero : novelistic prefigurations and the emergence of literary biography / Michael McKeon -- Boswell and the insistence of the letter / Gordon Turnbull -- Ecce homo : biographical acknowledgment, the end of the French Revolution, and the romantic reinvention of English verse / Jerome Christensen -- Biographical criticism and the "great" woman of letters : the example of George Eliot and Virginia Woolf / Alison Booth -- Persona criticism and the death of the author / Cheryl Walker -- Feminist theory and literary biography / Sharon O'Brien -- Too close to home : repressing biography, instituting authority / Valerie Ross -- Producing American selves : the form of American biography / Rob Wilson -- Becoming a biographer : Erikson, Luther, and the problem of professional identity / Steven Weiland
  • (Post)modern lives : abducting the biographical subject / William H. Epstein
Control code
980091017637
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 251 p
Isbn
9781557530189
Lccn
lc91017637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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