Sidetracks

Sidetracks

Explorations of A Romantic Biographer

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Baker & Taylor
Collects essays on the process of writing a biography and offers observations on such authors as Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Voltaire, and Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, as well as a travelogue and character sketches.

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Holmes, a literary biographer and author of Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer , presents 20 essays on his research into major and minor Romantic and Gothic writers and personalities, revealing the unexpected directions and tantalizing side trips that biographical research can uncover. Holmes received the Somerset Maugham Prize for his book Shelley: The Pursuit . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

In a collection of essays on the process of writing biography, the author of Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer offers observations on Robert Louis Stevenson, Shelley, Mary Wollestonecraft, Boswell, Voltaire, the Paris Communie, and Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, as well as a travelouge, character sketches, a radio play, and more. 12,500 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2000
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780679438465
0679438467
Branch Call Number: 820.9 HOL
Characteristics: xi, 420 p. ; 25 cm

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