Narrative and Genre


This collection of essays by international academics draws on a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities to examine how far the expectations and forms of genre shape different kinds of autobiography and influence what messages they can convey. Contributors examine the problem of genre definition and how the evolution of genre as a concept can be traced.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Mary Chamberlain
  • Paul Thompson
  • Alessandro Portelli
  • Diana Gittins
  • José Sérgio Leite Lopes
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998


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