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The Resource Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention

Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention

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Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
Title
Fictions in Autobiography
Title remainder
Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily fictive. Professor Eakin shows that the autobiographical impulse is simply a special form of reflexive consciousness: from a developmental viewpoint, the autobiographical act is a mode of self-invention always practiced first in living and only eventually,
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Eakin, Paul John
Dewey number
  • 818.50809
  • 818/.508/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS366.A88 E26 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Sartre, Jean-Paul
  • American prose literature
  • Autobiography
  • Fiction
  • Invention (Rhetoric)
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, French
  • Authorship
  • Self in literature
  • Sartre, Jean-Paul
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American prose literature
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, French
  • Authorship
  • Autobiography
  • Fiction
  • Invention (Rhetoric)
  • Self in literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • American Literature
Label
Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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Cover; Contents
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
884013489
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854790
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt73bjvv
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013489
Label
Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
884013489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854790
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt73bjvv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013489

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