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The Resource Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention

Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention

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Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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Fictions in Autobiography
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Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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eng
Summary
Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily fictive. Professor Eakin shows that the autobiographical impulse is simply a special form of reflexive consciousness: from a developmental viewpoint, the autobiographical act is a mode of self-invention always practiced first in living and only eventually,
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Princeton Legacy Library
Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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Fictions in Autobiography : Studies in the Art of Self-Invention
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7zvs6h
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