Patterns of Experience in Autobiography
Egan asks why autobiographers use patterns -- such as myths of paradise and paradise lost, the journey, conversion, and confession -- taken from fiction to express personal experiences. She suggests that these stages of the written life derive from psychological imperatives that determine how the self and the world are perceived. She examines the autobiographical works of Rousseau, Wordsworth, George Moore, and Thomas Carlyle and the writings of William Hale White, De Quincey, and John Stuart Mill.
Originally published in 1984.
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Adam and Eve Aksakoff Alcinous Apologia artist autobiog autobiography becomes begins Bunyan Carlyle CEOE character child childhood confes confessional Confessions of Saint conscious context contrast conversion creates creative crisis dark death derives describes dreams Edward Martyn emotional essentially example experience explores fact father fear feels fiction fictive finds Frye garden George Moore Goethe Hale White heart hero human Ibid identity inner journey letter literary confession Mark Rutherford maturing meaning memory metaphor Mill Mill's mind Moore's myth mythic narrative pattern narrator nature Newman nineteenth-century novel Odysseus Oxford movement paradigm paradise Petrarch phor poet poetic Prelude provides psychological purpose Quincey Quincey's raphy reality religious represents Rousseau Saint Augustine Sartor Resartus sense Sicily significant sion soul specific spirit story suffering tell Teufelsdrockh thought tion Tristram truth underworld W. H. Hudson William Hale White words Wordsworth writes young youth
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