Title WHOLE LIVES: Shapers of Modern Biography
Book Condition Fine in a dust jacket with mild rubbing and very minor wear to the upper crown. 184 pages, notes, readings, and an index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1989).
0801838177 / 9780801838170
Seller ID 32146.00
A study of the biography as literary genre from Thomas Carlyle's mid-nineteenth century biography of Frederick the Great to modern American works on Marilyn Monroe and Hemingway. A companion volume to Whittemore's PURE LIVES.
Literary Criticism. Literary Biography.