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Telling lives, the biographer"s art

Telling lives, the biographer"s art

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography as a literary form

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Washington : New Republic Books, 1979.

    Statementby Leon Edel ... [et al.] ; edited by Marc Pachter.
    ContributionsEdel, Leon, 1907-, Pachter, Marc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT21 .T44 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4264435M
    ISBN 100812211189
    LC Control Number81010312
    OCLC/WorldCa7572157

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