Imitating Art

Imitating Art : Essays in Biography

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'[It is a] deep and wide exploration of the poetics of reading and writing biographical narrative that deserves ... close attention. .... Truly outstanding' Biography (USA)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 19.05mm | 340.19g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745306500
  • 9780745306506

Table of contents

Part One

Andrew Butcher on The Book of Margery Kemp

David Ellis on Dr Johnson's Life of Savage

Grayson Ditchfield on Morley's Gladstone

David Turley on popular images of Lincoln

A Robert Lee on James's Life of HawthornE

Part Two

Micky Sheringham on Sartre's approach to biography

Mary Evans on biography, the social sciences and women

Janet Montefiore on Syvia Townsend-Warner's biography of T.H. White

W.M.L Bell on Flaubert's Parrot

Malcolm Andrews on Ackroyd's Dickens

All contributors are at the University of Kent at Canterbury
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About David Ellis

Editor David Ellis is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Kent. His books include Wordsworth, Freud and the Spots of Time and the forthcoming third volume of CUP's biography of D.H. Lawrence.
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