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Life writing

Haslam, Sara and Neale, Derek (2009). Life writing. Abingdon: Routledge.

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A practice-based guide to life writing, with exercises, examples and interviews with well known biographers and autobiographers. It covers such topics as writing what you know; the borders between biography and autobiography and between these genres and fiction; using prefaces; finding a form; using memory; developing characters; using novelistic, poetic and dramatic techniques.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: The Open University, 2009 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-46155-3, 978-0-415-46155-9
Keywords: life writing; autobiography; biography; memoir; memory; fiction; creative writing; poetry; drama.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
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Item ID: 18785
Depositing User: Derek Neale
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2009 08:29
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:28
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