Life writing

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

URL: http://www.routledgeliterature.com/books/Life-Writ...

Abstract

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.

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