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Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction

Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction  

Laura Marcus

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785252
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669240.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669240
Throughout history, individuals have recorded their own lives and experiences. These personal writings provide an understanding of the ways in which lives have been lived, and the most ... More
Biography: A Very Short Introduction

Biography: A Very Short Introduction  

Hermione Lee

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777226
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199533541.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199533541
Biography: A Very Short Introduction looks at the origins and development of biographical writing. Why do certain people and historical events arouse so much interest? How can ... More
Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction

Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction  

Nicholas Cronk

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
Published Online: 
Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780191781346
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688357.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199688357
Voltaire (1694–1778), best remembered as the author of Candide, is one of the central actors of the European Enlightenment. Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction explores Voltaire’s ... More

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