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  • T. S. Eliot

    A Friendship

    By Frederick Tomlin

    First published in 1988. Fredrick Tomlin and T. S. Eliot were friends for almost thirty-four years. What emerges from Fredrick Tomlin’s memories and the many letters which passed between them is a private Eliot, seen only by his closest family and a trusted few. Tomlin evokes the man as he was –…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • The Routledge Auto|Biography Studies Reader

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky, Emily Hipchen

    The Routledge Auto|Biography Studies Reader collects together key theoretical essays in the field, creating a solid base for any critical study of autobiography, biography, or life writing. Beginning with a foreword by Sidonie Smith and a general introduction to the collection, the book is then…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • The Elder Brother

    A Biography of Charles Webster Leadbeater

    By Gregory Tillett

    A leading figure in the Theosophical Society, Leadbeater was a prolific author, writing on subjects ranging from Buddhism, Masonic history and the origins of Christianity through to the power of thought and the fourth dimension. Leadbeater was also the force behind Annie Besant, the discoverer and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice

    By Susan-Mary Grant

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was one of the most influential jurists of his time. From the antebellum era and the Civil War through the First World War and into the New Deal years, Holmes' long life and career as a Supreme Court Justice spanned an eventful period of American history, as the country…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Harriet Tubman

    Slavery, the Civil War, and Civil Rights in the 19th Century

    By Kristen T. Oertel

    Escaped slave, Civil War spy, scout, and nurse, and champion of women's suffrage, Harriet Tubman is an icon of heroism. Perhaps most famous for leading enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Tubman was dubbed "Moses" by followers. But abolition and the close of the Civil War…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Reissuing works originally published between 1960 and 1995, this varied set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship. It includes topics that touch on psychology, feminist criticism, philosophy and literary history as well as examinations of autobiography as genre.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • V. S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Autobiography and Imagination

    Studies in Self-scrutiny

    By John Pilling

    Originally published in 1981. This book looks at the autobiographical work of nine twentieth-century writers – Henry Adams, Henry James, W. B. Yeats, Boris Pasternak, Leiris, Jean-Paul Sartre, Vladimir Nabokov, Henry Green and Adrian Stokes. The author argues that often the writer has shaped his…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Rewriting the Self

    History, Memory, Narrative

    By Mark Freeman

    Originally published in 1993. This book explores the process by which individuals reconstruct the meaning and significance of past experience. Drawing on the lives of such notable figures as St Augustine, Helen Keller and Philip Roth as well as on the combined insights of psychology, philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Autobiographics in Freud and Derrida

    By Jane Marie Todd

    Originally published in 1990. This uniquely fascinating study approaches the problem of autobiography from two directions: first assessing theories of the self, consciousness and language developed by both Freud and Derrida; second through the reading of the autobiographical aspects of their…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

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