Lives and Letters: A History of Literary Biography in England and America
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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Literary Biography Before Its Time
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The Uses of Biography
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