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Biographical and literary studies

Currier, Albert Henry

Biographical and literary studies

by Currier, Albert Henry

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Published by The Pilgrim press in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.,
  • Knox, John, ca. 1514-1572.,
  • Herbert, George, 1593-1633.,
  • Fuller, Thomas, 1608-1661.,
  • Christian biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert H. Currier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1703 .C77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6579106M
    LC Control Number15017343
    OCLC/WorldCa365520

    The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law is a delightfully engaging read. At times entertaining, at others chilling, it is consistently informative and instructive. Once you dip into it, you will find it hard to stop."—Martin Rubin, The Washington Times. The sole purpose of literary criticism is to get to the core of the text and discover what message the author is attempting to convey. Knowledge of an author's life and experiences can be the key to an otherwise bolted door leading to the deeper comprehension and interpretation of a literary work.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Little, Charles J. Biographical and literary studies. New York: Abingdon Press, (OCoLC) This book is an encyclopedia of Southern authors, from the colonial period to I do not call the book a biography of authors up to the "present" because there are many well-known Southern writers who are conspicuously absent.

For example, Natasha Trethewey isn't included. Neither are Annie Dillard nor Pinckney Benedict/5(3). Additional Physical Format: Print Biographical and literary studies book Little, Charles J.

Biographical and literary studies. New York: Abingdon Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) The best way to keep up with literary perspectives – and clear shelf space. For 30 years, libraries have looked to Dictionary of Literary Biography for biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures.

Now this print reference series – more t articles and thousands of images – is available online, digitised to. Biographical criticism, on the other hand, studies a literary work in the context of its author's life and, more broadly, his or her historical period.

Its key value lies in providing context. Biographical studies are undertaken for many reasons, depending not only on the people being studied, but also on those doing the studying.

Let me address the second set of reasons. The sine qua non for me is two-fold: (1) there must exist relatively unknown facets of the subject's life, work, or extensions of that work by others, and (2) a. Example of an Author’s Life Experiences Shaping His Writing Tim O’Brien is the author of The Things They Carried Facts about O’Brien: Born October 1, Grew up in Minnesota Political views were against the Vietnam War Drafted into Army in Served from to as an infantry foot soldier Sketch of the Book The story takes place.

“Literary studies were no more than a series of autopsies performed by heartless technicians. Worse than autopsies: biopsies. Vivisection. Even movies, which I love more than anything, more than life itself, they even do it with movies these days.” ― Stephen Fry, Making History.

A third form of biographical research is defined as life history writing (and the narrative study of lives) with strong allegiance to the social science research traditions of oral history and narrative discourse and, specifically, great devotion to theoretical constructs from sociology and psychology.

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods. Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Biographical and literary studies, by Albert H. Currier. Currier, Albert H. (Albert Henry), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

Literary biography. A literary biography is the biographical exploration of the lives of writers and artists. Biographies about artists and writers are sometimes some of the most complicated forms of biography. Not only does the author of the biography have to write about the subject of the biography but also must incorporate discussion of the individual's literary works into the biography itself.

Throughout history, individuals have recorded their own lives and experiences. These personal writings provide an understanding of the ways in which lives have been lived, and the most. Biographical Assumptions: The events and circumstances of an author’s life are often reflected in the literary works s/he creates.

The context for a literary work includes information about the author, the historical events that pertain to the author, and paradigm(s) prevalent at the time of writing. The American Biographical Novel deserves praise for its close, scholarly, and thoughtful readings of its key texts.” – Modern Fiction Studies “The American Biographical Novel is a provocative and valuable book.

It is written with a forcefulness and directness that stimulates thought. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Literary criticism enables students and critics to develop an informed opinion about the meaning of a literary work.

What is Literary Criticism. The overlap of biographical criticism with cultural studies, psychoanalytic criticism, and other schools of criticism has encouraged students and critics to approach literature from the perspective.

Victorian biographical criticism was fairly idolatrous and tended to assume that authors were in charge (since they held that authors were geniuses), but later biographical criticism has adopted psychoanalysis, Marxism, and all sorts of other tools.

What remains constant, though, is that it puts the life first. About Biographical Fiction. In recent years, the biographical novel has become one of the most dominant literary forms-J.M. Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel, Colum McCann, Anne Enright, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Carey, Russell Banks, and Julia Alvarez are just a few luminaries who have published stellar biographical novels.

After a scholarly introduction that touches on such topics as blankness, the whiteness of the page and the ontology of fiction, Rose opens “The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure.Literary Licensing.

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