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The Resource Altered egos : authority in American autobiography, G. Thomas Couser, (electronic resource)

Altered egos : authority in American autobiography, G. Thomas Couser, (electronic resource)

Label
Altered egos : authority in American autobiography
Title
Altered egos
Title remainder
authority in American autobiography
Statement of responsibility
G. Thomas Couser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is concerned with the "authority" of autobiography, seeing it as a shifting ground on which writers struggle for literary control over their lives against the constraints of genre, language, and society
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Couser, G. Thomas
Dewey number
810.9/492
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Autobiography
  • Authority in literature
  • American prose literature
Label
Altered egos : authority in American autobiography, G. Thomas Couser, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-275) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Mary Boykin Chesnut: succession, confederacy, reconstruction
  • Black Elk Speaks with forked tongue
  • Biculturalism in contemporary autobiography: Richard Rodriguez and Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Prologue:
  • the case of the counterfeit autobiography
  • Introduction:
  • authority, autobiography, America
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: self-constitutional conventions
  • Prose and cons: the autobiographies of P.T. Barnum
  • False "I's": Mark Twain's pseudonymous autobiography
  • (En)slave(d) narrative: early Afro-American autobiography
Control code
ocn191943371
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280523908
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191943371
Label
Altered egos : authority in American autobiography, G. Thomas Couser, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-275) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Mary Boykin Chesnut: succession, confederacy, reconstruction
  • Black Elk Speaks with forked tongue
  • Biculturalism in contemporary autobiography: Richard Rodriguez and Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Prologue:
  • the case of the counterfeit autobiography
  • Introduction:
  • authority, autobiography, America
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: self-constitutional conventions
  • Prose and cons: the autobiographies of P.T. Barnum
  • False "I's": Mark Twain's pseudonymous autobiography
  • (En)slave(d) narrative: early Afro-American autobiography
Control code
ocn191943371
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280523908
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191943371

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