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Author Hamilton, Nigel.

Title Biography : a brief history / Nigel Hamilton.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    907.2 HAM    Available
Description 345 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-321) and index.
Contents Evolutionary biography -- Hagiography -- The renaissance of biography -- Victorian pseudobiography -- The early twentieth century -- The rise of film -- The people's war -- Death of the author -- New directions -- Biography comes of age -- Biography on trial -- The miner's canary -- Biography today.
Subject Biography as a literary form.
ISBN 9780674024663 (alk. paper)
0674024664 (alk. paper)

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