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Self impression : Life-writing, autobiografiction, and the forms of modern literature / Max Saunders.

Author/Creator:
Saunders, Max.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 563 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Biography as a literary form.
Autobiographical fiction -- History and criticism.
Literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Modern ironizations of auto/biography and the emergence of autobiografiction : Victorian and fin de siècle precursors. Im/personality : the imaginary portraits of Walter Pater ; Aesthetic auto/biography : Ruskin and Proust ; Pseudonymity, third-personality, and anonymity as disturbances in fin de siècle auto/biography : "Mark Rutherford", George Gissing, Edmund Gosse and Others ; Autobiografiction : Stephen Reynolds and A.C. Benson ; Auto/biografication : counterfeit lives : a taxonomy of displacements of fiction towards life-writing ; Literary impressionism and impressionist autobiographies : Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford
Modernist auto/biografiction. Heteronymity I : imaginary authorship and imaginary autobiography : Pessoa, Joyce, Svevo ; Heteronymity II : taxonomies of fictional creativity : Joyce (continued) and Stein ; Auto/biographese and Auto/biografiction in verse : Ezra Pound and Hugh Selwyn Mauberly ; Satirical auto/biografiction : Wyndham Lewis and Richard Aldington ; Woolf, Bloomsbury, the "New biography", and the new auto/biografiction ; After-lives : postmodern experiments in meta-auto/biografiction : Sartre, Nabokov, Lessings, Byatt.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-553) and index.
ISBN:
9780199579761 (hbk.)
0199579768 (hbk.)
OCLC:
473444457
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