Biography & Autobiography Products

  • Dissenting Lives

    Edited by Anne Collett, Tony Simoes de Silva

    This collection brings together a series of essays that combine the public and private nature of dissent, stories of dissent that encapsulate the mood of an historical or cultural period, or of a society. Dissent is most memorable when it is public, explosive, dramatically enacted. Yet quiet…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 –…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • The Phenomenology of Autobiography

    Making it Real

    By Arnaud Schmitt

    Taking a fresh look at the state of autobiography as a genre, The Phenomenology of Autobiography: Making it Real takes a deep dive into the experience of the reader. Dr. Schmitt argues that current trends in the field of life writing have taken the focus away from the text and the initial purpose…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Routledge Revivals: Lost Illusions (1974)

    Paul Léautaud and his World

    By James Harding

    Paul Léautaud was both one of the oddest characters in French literature and, as a staff member of the review Mercure de France, at the centre of Parisian literary life for over half a century. First published in 1974, this book represents the first full length biography of Léautaud in any language…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Trauma Graphic Novel

    By Andrés Romero-Jódar

    The end of the twentieth century and the turn of the new millennium witnessed an unprecedented flood of traumatic narratives and testimonies of suffering in literature and the arts. Graphic novels, free at last from long decades of stern censorship, helped explore these topics by developing a new…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Letters to a Friend (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rabindranath Tagore

    This title, first published in 1928, is a collection of letters from the Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore to C. F. Andrews. The letters have been divided into several chapters, accompanied by introductory notes by Andrews, and provide the reader with an expression of Tagore’s anxiety about…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Memories of My Life (Routledge Revivals)

    By Francis Galton

    Memories of my Life, first published in 1908, is an autobiography by the psychologist, anthropologist, geographer, and inventor Sir Francis Galton. This book contains a detailed account of Galton’s life, and will be of interest to students of Victorian history.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tolstoy (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By Derrick Leon

    This book, first published in 1944, provides a comprehensive overview of the work and life of the writer and philosopher Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time, this title examines some of Tolstoy’s most seminal works, including War and Peace and Anna…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Herbert Read (Routledge Revivals)

    A Memorial Symposium

    Edited by Malahat Review

    As a poet and critic of art and literature, and as a social and political philosopher, Sir Herbert Read exerted an important influence on the culture of his time. Not only did he assist and inspire many writers and artists, but through his work for the idea of ‘education through art’, he greatly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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