Fabricating Lives: Explorations in American Autobiography

Herbert Leibowitz, Author New Directions Publishing Corporation $14.95 (386p) ISBN 978-0-8112-1168-0
The strategies, stylistic tendencies and inconsistencies of eight autobiographers including Benjamin Franklin, Emma Goldman and Edward Dahlberg are examined. PW called this a ``devastating, witty, incisive portrait gallery. . . . Leibowitz's complex profiles turn up hidden facets of character and relate them to cross-currents of history and culture.'' Photos. (June)
Reviewed on: 06/03/1991
Release date: 06/01/1991
Hardcover - 386 pages - 978-0-394-57428-8
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