Biography as high adventure: life-writers speak on their art

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University of Massachusetts, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 146 pages
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This volume is concerned exclusively with biography as a narrative art, comprising essays by ten people who have actually practiced the form.

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In this volume ten distinguished biographers discuss the principles and practices of their craft. The literary biographersPaul Mariani (William Carlos Williams), Mark Schorer (Sinclair Lewis), and ... Read full review

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Biography as a Work of Art
3
Leon Edel
18
Paul Murray Kendall
32
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