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  1. Autobiography and Imagination

    Studies in Self-scrutiny

    By John Pilling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1981. This book looks at the autobiographical work of nine twentieth-century writers – Henry Adams, Henry James, W. B. Yeats, Boris Pasternak, Leiris, Jean-Paul Sartre, Vladimir Nabokov, Henry Green and Adrian Stokes. The author argues that often the writer has shaped his...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rewriting the Self

    History, Memory, Narrative

    By Mark Freeman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1993. This book explores the process by which individuals reconstruct the meaning and significance of past experience. Drawing on the lives of such notable figures as St Augustine, Helen Keller and Philip Roth as well as on the combined insights of psychology, philosophy and...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Autobiographics in Freud and Derrida

    By Jane Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1990. This uniquely fascinating study approaches the problem of autobiography from two directions: first assessing theories of the self, consciousness and language developed by both Freud and Derrida; second through the reading of the autobiographical aspects of their...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Healing Art: Regeneration Through Autobiography

    By Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1990. Many post-World War I autobiographies focus on episodes of crisis. In a century torn by global strife and breakdown of cultural institutions, autobiography provides a way of recovering from crisis and restructuring reality–a healing act that involves the writer in a "...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Autobiography and Questions of Gender

    By Shirley Neuman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1991. Addressing the ways in which the ideology of gender and its social construction determine autobiographical self-representations, the essays here consider several women’s works in the light of the social and historical conditions which enabled their production. Some...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century

    By Paul Delany

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1969. In the seventeenth century neither the literary genre nor the term ‘autobiography’ existed but we see in seventeenth-century literature many kinds of autobiographical writings, to which their authors gave such titles as ‘Journal of the Life of Me, Confessions, etc....

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Blake's Heroic Argument

    By David Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: William Blake

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake’s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake’s best-known works, including the Marriage of...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: William Blake

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge