Download DLB 142: Eighteenth-Century British Literary Biographers (Dictionary of Literary Biography) epub
by Steven Serafin
While the professional biographer did not emerge until the nineteenth century, biography surfaced as a literary as well as artistic endeavor during the eighteenth century. Throughout this time, biographical writings were influenced by several precipitating factors. Society, for example, made its impact as biographies followed the distinct shift in the publics interest from high ranking members of society to a preoccupation with the common person.
21 ENTRIES INCLUDE: Robert Anderson, Oliver Goldsmith, John Hawkesworth, Samuel Johnson, William Mason, Arthur Murphy.
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Author: Steven Serafin
Publisher: Gale Research Inc (June 27, 1994)
Pages: 370 pages
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