Writing the Lives of Writers / edited by Warwick Gould, Thomas F. Staley.

  • Springer eBooks
  • London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan 1998
Physical description
XVI, 328 p. online resource.
  • 9781349265480
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Specialized.
  • 1. A Matter of Life and Death / Martin Stannard -- 2. Life over Literature; or, Whatever Happened to Critical Biography? / John Haffenden -- 3. The Birth of the Author / Lawrence Lipking -- 4. Re-creating Chaucer / Ruth Kennedy -- 5. William Tyndale: Bricks without Straw / David Daniell -- 6. Writing Contexts in William Roper's Life of Thomas More / Mark Robson -- 7. Life-Writing without Letters: Fielding and the Problem of Evidence / Martin C. Battestin -- 8. 'Acquainted with all the Modes of Life': The Difficulty of Biography / Isobel Grundy -- 9. The White Doe of Rylstone: An Exercise in Autobiographical Displacement / John Williams.
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  • Writing the Lives of Writers ponders that strange ventriloquized dialogue between biographers and their subjects, a dialogue all the stranger when the subject is a writer. It contains 22 essays by internationally distinguished scholars and biographers including Martin C. Battestin, Isobel Grundy, John Haffenden, Hermione Lee, Lawrence Lipking, Ray Monk, Hazel Rowley, Max Saunders, Martin Stannard and John Worthen. They tackle the lives of Chaucer, Tyndale, More, Fielding and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Wordsworth, Henry James, Ford Madox Ford, Yeats, Lawrence, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf, Malcolm Lowry, F.R. Leavis, Richard Wright and Brian Penton.

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