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Political Memoir: Essays on the Politics of Memory

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The essays in this volume represent the collaborative findings of a team of British, American and Canadian scholars. They are a pioneering critical study of the genre of political memoir. This genre, problematic as history and literature, is shown to be the most popular form of political history in modern cultures. Essays by George Egerton, Otto Pflanze, Zara Steiner, Robert Young, Stephen Ambrose, Robert Farrell, Wesley Wark and others trace the historical development of political memoir, analyse its different functions and assess leading memoirists in European, American, Indian and Japanese societies.

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The essays in this volume represent the collaborative findings of a team of British, American and Canadian scholars. They are a pioneering critical study of the genre of political memoir. This genre, problematic as history and literature, is shown to be the most popular form of political history in modern cultures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714640938
Editor:
Egerton, George
Other:
Egerton, George W.
Other:
Egerton, George W.
Editor:
Egerton, George
Author:
Egerton, George
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Historiography
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Politics in literature
Subject:
Biography as a literary form
Subject:
Politics and literature
Subject:
Historiography -- Congresses.
Subject:
Politics and literature -- Congresses.
Subject:
Politics in literature -- Congresses.
Subject:
Biography-Reference
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
11-68
Publication Date:
19940231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
6.00x9.00x.84 in. 1.21 lbs.

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