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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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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. ... of all aspects of Johnson's life and character - a formula which serves as the basis of biographical literature to this day.

www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/sep/16/top-10-literary-biographies-fiction-list

Sep 16, 2015 ... The beginning of literary biography for anyone is probably Boswell's classic life of ... 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: Biography, form of literature, commonly considered nonfictional, the subject of ... In this sense biography can be regarded as a craft rather than an art:  ...

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American-born Honan ( Jane Austen ), who teaches in England, here collects 21 of his essays on literary biography, plus a hitherto unpublished dialogue on ...

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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, ...

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Jun 28, 2014 ... Flipping through the reviews of literary biography and authorial memoir ... and the Vursell prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, ...

www.theparisreview.org/interviews/6231/hermione-lee-the-art-of-biography-no-4-hermione-lee

The same is true of each of Lee's biographies: Willa Cather (1989) is a hybrid of biography and literary essay; Edith Wharton (2007) considers Wharton not only ...