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In the introduction to this collection of essays exploring the role of self and nationhood in modern Irish autobiography, editor Liam Harte judges the genre of autobiography to be Ireland's 'Cinderella literature'.
Writing an autobiography is expected to provide learners with an opportunity to take a look back on their own leadership experiences in order to assess their strengths and weaknesses as a future leader.
Shortly after Malcolm's murder in 1965, Hollywood approached Baldwin to adapt the Autobiography.
WH Smith said that Price's book was its fastest selling autobiography of the year and bookstore chain Ottakar's said that they had sold 1500 copies in the first day, a number only beaten by David Beckham's 'My Side' autobiography, reports The Bookseller.
Calling the autobiography a "howl of protest," the editors note that the dominant strains in the Apology are self-pity, rage, and vindictiveness, though with her often venomous misandry comes genuine social criticism.
In the final chapter, Grammer focuses specifically on the genre of autobiography by comparing the autobiographies of these seven women evangelists to three of their male counterparts--George Brown, Peter Cartwright, and Charles Finney.
70) even among the respectable middle class, but does not fully compare the realms of autobiography and fiction to explain why, if an author hoped above all to make money, telling a true story was more imperative than telling an entertaining story.
Barros argues that autobiography is more than the story of the "I," the "auto" of autobiography; it is the story of the changes undergone by the self.
It's years later in Canada that a young Brooklyn-born African American boy Lesra (Vicellous Reon Shannon) finds a copy of Carter's autobiography at a Toronto library book sale.
Clifford Irving's Autobiography of Howard Hughes'' is being sold through the Web site terrificbooks.
Maria Tallchief had a grand career that earned her the right to an autobiography entitled Maria Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina (Henry Holt, $27.
In addition, they studied the grammatical complexity of each autobiography.