ERIC Number: ED038408
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Publication Date: 1962
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Biography as an Art: Selected Criticism 1560-1960.
Clifford, James L., Ed.
Forty-seven essays from five centuries of writings on biography are contained in this book. Selections are arranged under the following headings: "Before 1700" (9 selections), "The Eighteenth Century" (5), "The Nineteenth Century" (11), "Early Twentieth Century" (14), and "Mid-Twentieth Century" (8). Authors range from Francis Bacon to Leon Edel. A selective list of additional 20th-century publications containing criticism of biography is appended. (LH)
Descriptors: Biographies, Eighteenth Century Literature, Literary Genres, Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, Seventeenth Century Literature, Sixteenth Century Literature, Twentieth Century Literature, Writing (Composition)
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