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Marx: Biography as Politics. Heinrich, Michael; Hajdini, Simon Critical essay Jan 1, 2020 5000
The Ghosts of Samuel Clemens. Hollars, B.J. Essay Sep 22, 2018 4333
Chester B. Himes: A New Biography Reminds Us of One of the Greatest American Crime Writers. Davis, J. Madison Critical essay Mar 1, 2018 1956
WHITMAN'S LATE LIVES. Zee, Anton Vander Critical essay Sep 22, 2017 10101
Writing in the Face of Cynicism: Addressing Three Bio-Graphies of the Rebbe. Feuer, Menachem Jan 1, 2017 5780
Myth in Brahms biography, or, what I learned from quantum mechanics. Avins, Styra Critical essay Jul 1, 2015 10431
Placing Sociality, Intimacy, Authority: Dorothy Hewett in the Biographical Frame. Moore, Nicole Critical essay Nov 1, 2014 8065
Fragments of a Life in Letters: The Elusive Gwen Harwood. Cosgrove, Bryony Critical essay Nov 1, 2014 7499
Gender, genre, and discourse: the woman avenger in medieval Chinese texts. Luo, Manling Critical essay Oct 1, 2014 12631
Sigmund Freud and the Daimon of Literature. Fulford, Robert Critical essay Sep 22, 2014 2510
Sigmund Freud and the Daimon of Literature. Fulford, Robert Critical essay Sep 22, 2014 1498
Parallel women characters and femininity in Durrell's and Kazantzakis's work. Gonzalez-Vaquerizo, Helena Critical essay Dec 1, 2013 5922
The Perils of Biography. Dillon, Millicent Critical essay Jun 22, 2012 5031
Prince William Biographer Hints At Infidelity Fears, Claims Princess Diana Had 'Violent' Mood Swings. May 24, 2012 501
Poetry and Biography. Hudgins, Andrew Critical essay Apr 1, 2011 1569
Bookmarks selections: staff favorites from among the most highly rated books in this issue. Jul 1, 2010 474
Biography. Jul 1, 2010 4759
A Black Daughter of the Revolution. Foster, Frances Smith; Bacon, Jacqueline; Tomlinson, Susan Critical essay Jun 1, 2010 7332
Genus irritabile: reflexiones biograficas entre Borges y el doctor Johnson. Garcia, Mariano Critical essay Jan 1, 2010 7362
Swinburne and Thackeray's The Newcomes. Maxwell, Catherine Report Dec 22, 2009 6702
The Biography Trust-busters. Gray, Charlotte (British social historian) Critical essay Dec 22, 2009 2346
In Search of Diana Thorne. Teleky, Richard Critical essay Dec 22, 2009 4699
It takes a thief to know a thief: four biographies of Norman Mailer. Martinson, Deborah Critical essay Sep 22, 2009 10464
"With considerable art" Chesterton on Blake, Browning, and Shaw. Blackstock, Alan Critical essay Sep 22, 2009 8962
Lord Byron and the invention of celebrity. Heinzelman, Kurt Critical essay Sep 22, 2008 5064
Enriched by otherness: the transformational journey of Cabeza de Vaca. Docter, Mary Critical essay Sep 22, 2008 11163
Speaking volumes about auto/biography studies in Canada. Dalziell, Rosamund Critical essay Jun 1, 2008 6453
Private failings and public virtues: Gunter Grass's Beim Hauten der Zwiebel and the exemplary use of authorial biography. Taberner, Stuart Critical essay Jan 1, 2008 6766
"We both have reason to feel good about the book": Russell Long, T. Harry Williams, and Huey Long. Martin, Michael S. Critical essay Dec 22, 2007 9834
Waiting for Cecil: a widow's tale. Sep 22, 2007 531
Group analysis: have the British always been a nation of networkers? The Oxford DNB's latest project, introduced here by Lawrence Goldman, suggests that the answer is yes. Goldman, Lawrence Jul 1, 2007 1674
Shakespeare in full. Fraser, Russell Brief article Mar 22, 2007 174
THWS, CWWS, WSAF, and WSCI in the Shakespeare book biz. Smith, Bruce R. Jan 1, 2007 10920
In search of an author: Pirandello and the poetics of biography. O'Rawe, Catherine Critical essay Oct 1, 2006 7197
A new biography of sir James Martin. Jul 1, 2006 456
A new biography of la Perouse. Jul 1, 2006 530
Commentary. Mishler, Paul C. Jun 22, 2006 899
Response to commentary. Fosl, Catherine Jun 22, 2006 1279
Peter Ackroyd's Englishness: a continental view. Neagu, Adriana Jun 22, 2006 9087
Sources and artifacts: some comments on the articles by Michael Millgate and Christine Wiesenthal. Cook, Ramsay Critical essay Jun 1, 2006 2034
Sources. Millgate, Michael Critical essay Jun 1, 2006 3125
Street literature on Usama Bin Laden: a review of cheaper Arabic biographies found in Arab alleyways. Aboul-Enein, Youssef May 1, 2006 2735
Hemingway and gender: biography revisited. Linde, Mauricio D. Aguilera Dec 1, 2005 6861
Being blunt about Blunt. Schwartz, Stephen Nov 1, 2005 2802
Rosemarie Morgan, "Thomas Hardy": a rejoinder. Greenslade, William; Morgan, Rosemarie Sep 22, 2005 3748
The politics of literary biography in Charles Brown's Life of John Keats. Meritt, Mark Jun 22, 2005 13975
John Peel's brother criticises unauthorised biographies. Brief Article Dec 6, 2004 132
Petrarca, Boccaccio e le mulieres clarae: dalla Familiare 21:8 al De mulieribus claris. Filosa, Elsa Critical essay Jan 1, 2004 6689
King sized: Muhammad Ali gets the greatest monograph of all time. Young, Paul Dec 8, 2003 415
Johnson, Boswell & the biographer's quest. Meyers, Jeffrey Nov 1, 2002 3662
Softback biography. Critical Essay Nov 1, 2002 353
The elaborations: Rimbaud at the mercy of biographers. Mason, Wyatt Biography Oct 1, 2002 4372
Leonardo Bruni and Biography: The Vita Aristotelis. Ianziti, Gary Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 13126
Artemisia: the invention of a `real' woman. Scarparo, Susanna Sep 22, 2002 7305
Le sang Provencal: Joachim Gasquet's Cezanne. Kear, Jonathan Critical Essay Jun 1, 2002 7745
Ellen Terry, the ghost-writer and the laughing statue: the Victorian actress, letters and life-writing. Cockin, Katharine Critical Essay Jun 1, 2002 5882
Heian noblewomen's pilgrimage: the language of gendered discontent and (re)construction of the self. Chung, Young-Ah Sep 22, 2001 3819
Memory believes before knowing remembers: William Faulkner, John Faulkner and My Brother Bill. Watson, James G. Sep 22, 2001 6411
Edna St. Vincent Millay's doubly burning candles. Kennedy, X. J. Sep 1, 2001 3876
Regime et sensibilite: manger, pleurer et boire dans les Memoires de Marmontel. Charbonneau, Frederic Jan 1, 2001 7867
First-Person Singular. Owens, Keith A. Nov 1, 2000 980
FINITE JEST. CONFESSORE, NICHOLAS Critical Essay Jun 19, 2000 2546
May her likes be multiplied: "Famous women" biography and gendered prescription in Egypt, 1892-1935 (includes appendix: Biographical and other texts in Egyptian periodicals). Brief Article Mar 22, 2000 166
Mary Frith, Alias Moll Cutpurse, in Life and Literature. UNGERER, GUSTAV Critical Essay Jan 1, 2000 19477
Robeson: How to Write a Life? Brown, Lloyd L.; Robeson, Paul, Jr.; Duberman, Martin Feb 1, 1999 1644
The making of a historian: Robert Penn Warren's biography of John Brown. Cullick, Jonathan S. Dec 22, 1997 8550
Restraint, persistence as important as being first to report. Brown, Fred Column Dec 1, 1997 700
Out of failure comes success: autobiography and testimony in 'A Fish in the Water.'(Mario Vargas Llosa/Josef Skvorecky) Rebaza-Soraluz, Luis Mar 22, 1997 2631
Carlos Baker and the "true gen."(Ernest Hemingway's biographer and biographical truth in Hemingway's writing) Kimbrel, William W., Jr. Biography Sep 22, 1996 5827
'Marcellinus'' 'Life' of Thucydides: criticism and criteria in the biographical tradition. Maitland, Judith Biography Jul 1, 1996 12465
Family plots: AIDS memoirs and the narrative of reaffiliation. Couser, G. Thomas Jun 22, 1996 7088
Racial protest, identity, words and form in Maya Angelou's 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.' Walker, Pierre A. Critical essay Oct 1, 1995 9166
Losing ourselves in biography. Birkerts, Sven Mar 1, 1995 1111
Biographies of 1992 and the limits of biographies. Beattie, Alan Jul 1, 1993 2166
On literary biography and biografiends. Gupta, Suman Jun 22, 1993 5677
James Boswell (1740-1795). McCoy, Kathleen; Harlan, Judith A.V. Reference Source Jan 1, 1992 483
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Reference Source Jan 1, 1989 2407

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