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Author Treadwell, James, 1968-

Title Autobiographical writing and British literature, 1783-1834 / James Treadwell
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 256 pages)
Summary The word 'autobiography' is a late 18th century coinage; yet by 1826 it was used as the title for a multi-volume anthology of self-writing, and in 1834 Thomas Carlyle wrote of 'these autobiographical times of ours'. This text provides a study of the phenomenon, examining both the conditions and the practice of autobiographical writing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Self in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Autobiography in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191718724 ebook