This is the only comprehensive, annotated bibliography of writing about biography. Rollyson, a biographer and scholar of biography, includes chapters on the history of biography (beginning in the Greco-Roman period and concluding with biographers such as Leon Edel and Richard Ellmann). Ample sections on psychobiography, the new feminist biography, and on biographers who appear in works of fiction, are also included. Cited in many recent books on the genre of biography, Biography: An Annotated Bibliography, is an essential research tool as well as a clearly written work for those wishing to browse through the commentary on this important genre.
Open Road Distribution; June 2016
- ISBN 9781504029896
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- Title: Biography
- Author: Carl Rollyson
Imprint: Open Road Distribution
About The Author
Carl Rollyson has written biographies on Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Hellman, Norman Mailer, Pablo Picasso, Rebecca West, and Susan Sontag. His titles include Biography Before Boswell, Reading Biography, Essays in Biography, Biography: An Annotated Bibliography, British Biography: A Reader, Lives of the Novelists, Female Icons: Marilyn Monroe to Susan Sontag, Marie Curie, The Literacy Legacy of Rebecca West, and American Biography.