A History of English Autobiography by Adam Smyth

By Adam Smyth

A historical past of English Autobiography explores the family tree of autobiographical writing in England from the medieval interval to the electronic period. starting with an in depth advent that charts very important theoretical contributions to the sector, this background comprises wide-ranging essays that light up the legacy of English autobiography. geared up thematically, those essays survey the multilayered writings of such various authors as Chaucer, Bunyan, Carlyle, Newman, Wilde and Woolf. Written by means of a number of best students, this historical past is the definitive, single-volume assortment on English autobiography and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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