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The Resource Works on paper : the craft of biography and autobiography, Michael Holroyd

Works on paper : the craft of biography and autobiography, Michael Holroyd

Label
Works on paper : the craft of biography and autobiography
Title
Works on paper
Title remainder
the craft of biography and autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Michael Holroyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Michael Holroyd begins an attack on biography, which is answered by two essays on the ethics & values of non-fiction writing. He examines the work of several contemporary biographers, the place of biography in fiction & fiction in biography
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holroyd, Michael
Index
no index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Autobiography
Label
Works on paper : the craft of biography and autobiography, Michael Holroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introductory Note
  • Acknowledgements
  • Biographies and Biographers
  • Case Against Biography.
  • p. 3
  • Smoke With Fire: On the Ethics of Biography.
  • p. 10
  • What Justifies Biography?.
  • p. 20
  • Le Grand Sherlock.
  • p. 32
  • Whispering Gallery.
  • p. 38
  • Case of the Blood Relative.
  • p. 52
  • Katherine Mansfield's Camping Ground.
  • p. 60
  • Three Lives: Joe Orton, Rudyard Kipling, E. M. Forster.
  • p. 69
  • Edith Sitwell.
  • p. 74
  • Vita.
  • p. 81
  • Secret Life: Harley Granville Barker.
  • p. 89
  • '008'.
  • p. 96
  • Portraits in Miniature: The Dictionary of National Biography.
  • p. 99
  • Elizabeth Longford: A Tribute.
  • p. 103
  • Loitering With Intent.
  • p. 108
  • Enemy Within: Rebecca West.
  • p. 111
  • H. G. Wells.
  • p. 114
  • Autobiography, Diaries and Some Letters
  • Bound Upon a Course: John Stewart Collis.
  • p. 121
  • Osbert and Others.
  • p. 130
  • Son and Father: J. R. Ackerley.
  • p. 135
  • Anthony Powell.
  • p. 139
  • Intruducing Mr. Crisp.
  • p. 143
  • Peterley Harvest.
  • p. 149
  • Evelyn Waugh.
  • p. 164
  • From the Life
  • Making of Bernard Shaw.
  • p. 169
  • Romance in E Flat Minor.
  • p. 184
  • Artist in Exile: Gwen John.
  • p. 193
  • Themes and Variations: Augustus John.
  • p. 209
  • Bloomsbury.
  • p. 216
  • Enthusiams and Alibis
  • Patrick Hamilton.
  • p. 227
  • Polyglots.
  • p. 242
  • Month in the Country.
  • p. 249
  • Passage to India.
  • p. 257
  • All Wrong on the Night.
  • p. 268
  • Among the Americans.
  • p. 275
  • Battle for Public Lending Right.
  • p. 286
  • Notes Without Music.
  • p. 292
  • Dark-Adapted Eye.
  • p. 304
  • Endpiece
  • Illness in England.
  • p. 317
Control code
14226243
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 319 p.
Isbn
9780316856782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Works on paper : the craft of biography and autobiography, Michael Holroyd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introductory Note
  • Acknowledgements
  • Biographies and Biographers
  • Case Against Biography.
  • p. 3
  • Smoke With Fire: On the Ethics of Biography.
  • p. 10
  • What Justifies Biography?.
  • p. 20
  • Le Grand Sherlock.
  • p. 32
  • Whispering Gallery.
  • p. 38
  • Case of the Blood Relative.
  • p. 52
  • Katherine Mansfield's Camping Ground.
  • p. 60
  • Three Lives: Joe Orton, Rudyard Kipling, E. M. Forster.
  • p. 69
  • Edith Sitwell.
  • p. 74
  • Vita.
  • p. 81
  • Secret Life: Harley Granville Barker.
  • p. 89
  • '008'.
  • p. 96
  • Portraits in Miniature: The Dictionary of National Biography.
  • p. 99
  • Elizabeth Longford: A Tribute.
  • p. 103
  • Loitering With Intent.
  • p. 108
  • Enemy Within: Rebecca West.
  • p. 111
  • H. G. Wells.
  • p. 114
  • Autobiography, Diaries and Some Letters
  • Bound Upon a Course: John Stewart Collis.
  • p. 121
  • Osbert and Others.
  • p. 130
  • Son and Father: J. R. Ackerley.
  • p. 135
  • Anthony Powell.
  • p. 139
  • Intruducing Mr. Crisp.
  • p. 143
  • Peterley Harvest.
  • p. 149
  • Evelyn Waugh.
  • p. 164
  • From the Life
  • Making of Bernard Shaw.
  • p. 169
  • Romance in E Flat Minor.
  • p. 184
  • Artist in Exile: Gwen John.
  • p. 193
  • Themes and Variations: Augustus John.
  • p. 209
  • Bloomsbury.
  • p. 216
  • Enthusiams and Alibis
  • Patrick Hamilton.
  • p. 227
  • Polyglots.
  • p. 242
  • Month in the Country.
  • p. 249
  • Passage to India.
  • p. 257
  • All Wrong on the Night.
  • p. 268
  • Among the Americans.
  • p. 275
  • Battle for Public Lending Right.
  • p. 286
  • Notes Without Music.
  • p. 292
  • Dark-Adapted Eye.
  • p. 304
  • Endpiece
  • Illness in England.
  • p. 317
Control code
14226243
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 319 p.
Isbn
9780316856782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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