Lives and Letters: A History of Literary Biography in England and America

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1965 - Biography as a literary form - 438 pages
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A critical study of biographies of English and American writers from the 17th century to the present, including the works of Izaak Walton, John Aubrey, James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, and Lytton Strachey.

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Contents

Literary Biography Before Its Time
3
n Johnson and BosweU
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The Uses of Biography
77
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