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The Resource The seductions of biography, edited by Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff

The seductions of biography, edited by Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff

Label
The seductions of biography
Title
The seductions of biography
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rhiel, Mary
  • Suchoff, David Bruce
Series statement
Culture work
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Biography as a literary form
Label
The seductions of biography, edited by Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff
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
Preface / William S. McFeely -- Introduction / Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff -- 1. Bisexuality and Celebrity / Marjorie Garber -- 2. Personal Stories and National Meanings: Memory, Reenactment, and the Image / Marita Sturken -- 3. Inventing and Interpreting Malcolm X / Michael Eric Dyson -- 4. Reading the Silences in a Gay Life: The Case of Bayard Rustin / John D'Emilio -- 5. Outing History / Blanche Wiesen Cook -- 6. Michael Harrington: An "Other" American / Maurice Isserman -- 7. Two Paintings by William H. Johnson / Richard J. Powell -- 8. Reconstructing Enterprise: Madam Walker, Black Womanhood, and the Transformation of the American Culture of Success / Jeffrey Louis Decker -- 9. Frida Kahlo: Life into Art / Hayden Herrera -- 10. Telling Secrets / Diane Wood Middlebrook -- 11. Confessions of a Burned-Out Biographer / Phyllis Rose -- 12. Incidents in the Life of Harriet Jacobs / Jean Fagan Yellin -- 13. Taking a Life: Hot Pursuit and Cold Rewards in a Mexican Testimonial Novel / Doris Sommer -- 14. Telling the Teller: Memoir and Story / Sherley Anne Williams -- 15. "Catastrophic Encounters": Postmodern Biography as Witness to History / Marilyn L. Brownstein -- 16. Your Nearest Exit May Be Behind You: Autobiography and the Post-Modernist Moment / Clark Blaise
Control code
980095025777
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 219 p
Isbn
9780415910903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The seductions of biography, edited by Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff
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
Preface / William S. McFeely -- Introduction / Mary Rhiel and David Suchoff -- 1. Bisexuality and Celebrity / Marjorie Garber -- 2. Personal Stories and National Meanings: Memory, Reenactment, and the Image / Marita Sturken -- 3. Inventing and Interpreting Malcolm X / Michael Eric Dyson -- 4. Reading the Silences in a Gay Life: The Case of Bayard Rustin / John D'Emilio -- 5. Outing History / Blanche Wiesen Cook -- 6. Michael Harrington: An "Other" American / Maurice Isserman -- 7. Two Paintings by William H. Johnson / Richard J. Powell -- 8. Reconstructing Enterprise: Madam Walker, Black Womanhood, and the Transformation of the American Culture of Success / Jeffrey Louis Decker -- 9. Frida Kahlo: Life into Art / Hayden Herrera -- 10. Telling Secrets / Diane Wood Middlebrook -- 11. Confessions of a Burned-Out Biographer / Phyllis Rose -- 12. Incidents in the Life of Harriet Jacobs / Jean Fagan Yellin -- 13. Taking a Life: Hot Pursuit and Cold Rewards in a Mexican Testimonial Novel / Doris Sommer -- 14. Telling the Teller: Memoir and Story / Sherley Anne Williams -- 15. "Catastrophic Encounters": Postmodern Biography as Witness to History / Marilyn L. Brownstein -- 16. Your Nearest Exit May Be Behind You: Autobiography and the Post-Modernist Moment / Clark Blaise
Control code
980095025777
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 219 p
Isbn
9780415910903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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