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Figures of autobiography : the language of self-writing in Victorian and modern England / Avrom Fleishman.

Berkeley : University of California Press, [1983] .
ISBN 9780520046665, 0520046668

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Subjects Angleterre -- Biographies -- Histoire.
Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Autobiographical fiction, English -- History and criticism.
England -- Biography -- History.
English prose literature -- History and criticism.
Figures de rhétorique.
Figures of speech.
Moi (Psychologie) dans la littérature.
Prose anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Roman autobiographique.
Self in literature.
Description xiv, 486 ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1983]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Structuring the criticism -- part 1. Traditional figures: Augustinian figures -- Spiritual figures -- Romantic figures -- part 2. The figures of the prophets: Carlyle's Sartor: the open secret -- Mill's Autobiography: two deities -- Newman's Apologia: alone with God -- Ruskin's Praeteria: the enclosed garden -- part 3. The fictions of autobiographical fiction: David Copperfield: experiments in autobiography -- Villette: pilgrim of the imagination -- The mill on the Floss: conversion to tragedy -- The way of all flesh: disfiguring the figures -- Turning figures -- part 4. The lifelong autobiography: The autobiography of William Yeats Butler: perfection of the life -- The memoirs of George Sherston: Sassoon's perpetual pilgrimage -- Mirror in my house: a lion among the Christians -- Muir's Autobiography: twice more in Eden -- part 5. Modern autobiographical fiction: Sons and lovers: a prophet in the making -- A portrait of the artist: the conventions convened -- Pilgrimage: the eternal autobiographical moment -- "To return to St. Ives": Woolf's autobiographical writings -- Envoi: life as narrative.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8114285
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fleishman, Avrom.
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