New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.
Description: 291 p. ; 24 cm.
An analysis of the memoir as a literary art form considers stories written by some of the world's most famous contributors while examining the controversial nature of the fraudulent memoir and its role in shaping collective memories.
Contents: Author's note: by way of definition -- Memoir nation -- The beginning -- These autobiographical times of ours -- The United States of autobiography -- Interlude: truth, memory and autobiography -- Eminent victorian autobiography -- One hundred percent Americans -- Modernists and movie stars -- Looking on the bright side, mainly: mid-century memoirs -- Songs of myself -- Truth and consequences.
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|LITERATURE Yag||Main (Downtown)||Third Level, Nonfiction||In|