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Contents Introduction: Victorian life writing: genres, print, constituencies David Amigoni 1-26 Chapter 1: Diary, autobiography and the practice of life history Martin Hewitt 27-53 Chapter 2: Men and Women of the Time: Victorian Prosopographies Alison Booth 54-86 Chapter 3: The self in society: middle-class men and autobiography Donna Loftus 87-113 Chapter 4: Male Masochism: A Model of Victorian Identity Formation Martin Danahay 114-140 Chapter 5: Promoting a Life: Patronage, Masculinity and Philip Meadows Taylor's The Story of My Life Trev Lynn Broughton 141-165 Chapter 6: Excursive Discursive in Gandhi's Autobiography: Undressing Carlyle, Redressing the Transnational Self Julie F. Codell 166-195 Chapter 7: In the Name of the Father: Political Biographies by Radical Daughters Helen Rogers 196-222 Chapter 8: The Deaths of Heroes: Biography, obits, and the discourse of the Press 1890-1900 Laurel Brake 223-263 Chapter 9: Sex Lives and Diary Writing: The Journals of George Ives Matt Cook 264-291 Chapter 10: 'House of Disquiet': The Benson Family Auto/biographies Valerie Sanders 292-315
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Biography as a literary form.