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Approaches to Victorian autobiography

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Autobiography,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by George P. Landow.
    ContributionsLandow, George P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR788.A95 A6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 359 p. ;
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4571471M
    ISBN 100821404008
    LC Control Number77091505

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    Landow, G. P., ed. Approaches to Victorian Autobiography. Athens: Ohio University Press, Collection of essays examining the development of autobiographical modes during the period. Topics include the influence of Rousseau, the representation of childhood and the emphasis on honesty in Victorian : Maria Frawley. George Paul Landow (b. 25 August ) is Professor of English and Art History Emeritus at Brown is a leading authority on Victorian literature, art, and culture, as well as a pioneer in criticism and theory of Electronic literature, hypertext and also pioneered the use of hypertext and the web in higher education.

      I, (Brighton: Harvester Press, ); D. Vincent, Bread, Knowledge and Freedom; a Study of Nineteenth-century Working Class Autobiography (London: Europa, ); C. Steedman, ‘Linguistic encounters of the fourth kind’, Journal of Victorian Culture 1 (Spring ): ; J. Swindells, Victorian Writing and Working Women (Cambridge Cited by: 5. The autobiography gives an interesting and, for me who does not follow the British gossip magazines, quite surprising portrait of her childhood leading up to her career as a professional cyclist. The book is well written, has a nice flow to it and moves along chronologically at a steady pace/5().


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Approaches to Victorian Autobiography Hardcover – June 1, by George P. Landow (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other 5/5(1). An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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The spine may show signs of wear. Clinton Machann challenges recent popular approaches to the Victorian autobiography that treat the genre ahistorically or as a subgenre of fiction.

Machann argues instead for considering these autobiographies intertextually and as a historically defined genre that can profitably be studied as nonfiction and as a referential art. Approaches to Victorian autobiography: Ulysses to Penelope: Victorian experiments in autobiography / Elizabeth K.

Helsinger --Where was Rousseau. / Phyllis Grosskurth -- Credence and credibility: the concern for honesty in Victorian Approaches to Victorian autobiography book / Howard Helsinger -- The invention of childhood in Victorian autobiography / LuAnn Walther -- pt.

Approaches to Victorian autobiography Item Preview remove-circle 19th century -- History and criticism, Autobiography, Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography, English prose literature, Authors, English Publisher Borrow this book to Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Approaches to Victorian autobiography by George P. Landow,Ohio University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Buy Approaches to Victorian Autobiography by Landow, George P. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

Victorian autobiography, in other words, is characterized by many of the central concerns which also inform modern literature. Critics of the past decade have increasingly begun to recognize that Victorian literature has similarities to the work of the first third of this century, and now that modern literature, the literature, say, of Joyce.

PART ONE. Approaches to Victorian Autobiography "Ulysses to Penelope: Victorian Experiments in Autobiography. " Elizabeth K. Helsinger "Where was Rousseau?" Phyllis Grosskurth "Credence and Credibility: The Concern for Honesty in Victorian Autobiography." Howard Helsinger "The Invention of Childhood in Victorian Autobiography." LuAnn Walther.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Bibliography of approximately sixty books and critical essays on the subject of Victorian autobiography published from the s to the mids.

CRITICISM Allen, Peter. Approaches to Victorian Autobiography by George P. Landow,available at Book Depository with free delivery : George P. Landow. Creator Landow, George P Subjects Autobiographical memory.; 19th century; English prose literature - 19th century - History and criticism.

Contents. Approaches to Victorian autobiography Ulysses to Penelope: Victorian experiments in autobiography / Elizabeth K. Helsinger.

The first part, “Materials,” surveys editions of David Copperfield, background studies on the Victorian milieu, introductions to Dickens, critical and textual commentaries, and other Dickens works. In the second part, “Approaches,” sixteen essays explore the many ways teachers present the novel in courses of varied subject emphasis and.

unsigned article, "Autobiography-Cha-teaubriand's Memoirs." Thomas Mc-Nicoll reviewed De Quincey's Autobio-graphical Sketches and stressed the moral value of an autobiography of a life, how-ever humble. The most ambitious study of autobiography in the entire Victorian period appeared in the North British Re-view inan unsigned article called.

Top 10 literary biographies. or such Victorian treasures as Elizabeth Gaskell’s astute life of Charlotte Brontë () or John Forster’s intimate biography of Charles Dickens (), his.

Books shelved as biography-autobiography: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Bossypants by Tina Fey, Becoming by Michelle Obama, Night by Elie Wies.

Victorian Autobiography The following entry presents critical discussion of English autobiographical writing during the Victorian Age. Critics generally regard the Victorian era as the golden age.

A good place to start is the two canonical texts for Victorian life-writing: George P. Landow's edited collection, Approaches to Victorian Autobiography (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, ) and Avrom Fleishman's Figures of Autobiography: The Language of Self-Writing in Victorian and Modern England (Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, ).

Margaret Oliphant, one of the most prolific writers of the Victorian era (she wrote, if I am correct, over 90 novels), approaches the writing of her autobiography in an almost modern, stream-of-consciousness way. Interspersed between more typical chronological narration are diary-like entries in which she lets her emotions shine through/5.

Victorian autobiography clearly is a "male-dominated" genre, as Peterson acknowledged in her book, and she cited the autobiography of Harriet Martineau as the exception to the rule, a point she developed in the essay "Harriet Martineau: Masculine Discourse, Female Sage.".of the two approaches at once.

Linda H. Peterson's book, Victorian Autobiography; The Tradition of Self-Interpretation, is a notable exception, a study of autobiography in terms of hermeneutic theories and practices that are themselves located historically. The result is not simply the best study of Victorian autobiography, but an indispensable.In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content.

Review CLINTON Machann, The Genre of Autobiography in Victorian Literature. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, pp. This book, writes Clinton Machann in his Introduction, "is meant to serve both advanced students and scholars as an introduction to Victorian autobiography" (1).