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Biography: A Very Short Introduction


Hermione Lee is one of the leading literary biographers in the English-speaking world, the author of widely acclaimed lives of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf. Now, in this Very Short Introduction, Lee provides a magnificent look at the genre in which she is an undisputed master--the art of biography. Here Lee considers the cultural and historical background of different types of biographies, looks at the factors that affect biographers, and asks whether there are different strategies, ethics, and principles required for ...

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Biography: A Very Short Introduction
2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199533541

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