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A biography, or simply bio, is a detailed description of a person's life. It involves more than just ... Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists (1550) was the landmark biography focusing on secular lives. ... A distinction between mass biography and literary biography began to form by the middle of the century, reflecting a breach  ...

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When studying literature, biography and its relationship to literature is often a subject of literary ... Biographies about artists and writers are sometimes some of the most complicated forms of biography. Not only does the author of the biography ...

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Sep 16, 2015 ... One of the best modern examples of literary biography, with its artfully chosen ... A startling, elegantly written, example of artistic biography.

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Is literary biography so widely read for popular, 'prurient' reasons, or for ' reputable' intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's ...

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Biography - Biographical literature today: In the United States, Great Britain, and ... it is probably true that the art of biography is seeing a higher general level of ...

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Royal Society of Literature, published in Essays in Diverse Hands, edited by Vinc ... delivered three lectures on 'The Art and Science of Biography' in Seattle, ...

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Arts & Literature Biographies. 1-12 of over 50,000 results for Books : Biographies & Memoirs : Arts & Literature. Beastie Boys Book. Oct 30, 2018. by Michael ...

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Discover the best Artist & Architect Biographies in Best Sellers. Find the top 100 ... Old In Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over ..... Arts & Literature · Actors & ...

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Jan 1, 2016 ... Yet one continues to read biography and autobiography because their .... He concludes: ”If literature is the enemy of discretion and conformity, ...