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role of personal memoirs in English biography and novel.

John Campbell Major

role of personal memoirs in English biography and novel.

by John Campbell Major

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • English literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15466978M

      In these and in Persuasion and Northanger Abbey (published together posthumously, ), she vividly depicted English middle-class life during the early 19th century. Her novels defined the era’s novel of manners, but they also became timeless classics that remained critical and popular successes two centuries after her death. Find literary biographies and memoirs at HMH. Learn about prominent literary figures in their own words through autobiographies and memoirs.

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