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The Craft of Biography and Autobiography

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A collection of essays on the craft of biography and autobiography by the author of Basil Street Blues presents two volatile pieces on the ethics and values of nonfiction writing and continues with an examination of several contemporary biographers, discussions of his experiences, and a treatise on the role of fiction. 25,000 first printing.

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Holroyd (a biographer of Lytton Strachey, Bernard Shaw, and others) has gathered essays, lectures, and short reviews produced over the last 25 years into a collection that will appeal to those who love biography and British life and fiction. In addition to Strachey and Shaw, writers featured include H.G. Wells, Rebecca West, Evelyn Waugh, and Gwen John. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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A collection of essays presents two pieces on the ethics and values of nonfiction writing and continues with an examination of several contemporary biographers, discussions of the author's experiences, and a treatise on the role of fiction.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, 2002
Edition: First Counterpoint edition
ISBN: 9781582431505
1582431507
Branch Call Number: 809 HOLRO
Characteristics: xiv, 319 pages ; 24 cm

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