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By Adam Smyth

A heritage of English Autobiography explores the family tree of autobiographical writing in England from the medieval interval to the electronic period. starting with an in depth creation that charts very important theoretical contributions to the sphere, this heritage contains wide-ranging essays that remove darkness from the legacy of English autobiography. geared up thematically, those essays survey the multilayered writings of such different authors as Chaucer, Bunyan, Carlyle, Newman, Wilde and Woolf. Written by means of a bunch of major students, this background is the definitive, single-volume assortment on English autobiography and may function a useful reference for experts and scholars alike.

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