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The Resource Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention, (electronic resource)

Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention, (electronic resource)

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Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
Title
Fictions in Autobiography
Title remainder
Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily fictive. Professor Eakin shows that the autobiographical impulse is simply a special form of reflexive consciousness: from a developmental viewpoint, the autobiographical act is a mode of self-invention always practiced first in living and only eventually,
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Eakin, Paul John
Dewey number
  • 818.50809
  • 818/.508/09
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sartre, Jean-Paul
  • American prose literature
  • Autobiography
  • Fiction
  • Invention (Rhetoric)
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, French
  • Authorship
  • Self in literature
Label
Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention, (electronic resource)
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Cover; Contents
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multicolored
Control code
ocn884013489
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854790
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Specific material designation
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System control number
(OCoLC)884013489
Label
Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn884013489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854790
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013489

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