Tribout, Bruno and Whelan, Ruth, eds. (2007) Narrating the Self in Early Modern Europe, eds. Bruno Tribout and Ruth Whelan. 333 pp. Peter Lang, ‘European Connections’. ISBN 978-3-03910-740-7 [Book (edited)]
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What does it mean to narrate the self? Is there a 'self' to be narrated? What form should such narratives or writings take? The authors of the sixteen essays collected in this volume use a variety of approaches to study a broad range of what are now called 'ego-documents' from the Renaissance to the beginning of the nineteenth century. From them it emerges that 'the self' is not an acknowledged fact, but rather a historical process, which is neither linear nor stable.
|Item Type:||Book (edited)|
|Keywords:||life-writing, Memoirs, biography, historiography, Huguenot, Bassompierre, Le Poulchre, Paschal, Pibrac, Retz, Mme de Murat, Port-Royal, Pascal, Saint-Simon, Voltaire, Rousseau, Beaumarchais, Ambrose Hardinge Giffard,|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of Modern Languages
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Arts and Humanities Research Institute|
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Modern Languages
|Deposited By:||Dr Bruno Tribout|
|Deposited On:||22 Dec 2009 09:20|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 11:25|
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