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Art of Self Invention
Language: en
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Authors: Joanne Finkelstein
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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The Art of Self Invention
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Joanna Finkelstein
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-15 - Publisher: I.B. Tauris

Both an exploration of the ways in which we fashion our public identity and a manual of modern sociability, this lively and readable book explores the techniques we use to present ourselves to the world: body language, tone of voice, manners, demeanour, 'personality' and personal style. Drawing on historical commentators
The Art of Self Invention
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Joanne Finkelstein
Categories: Body image in art
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

Both an exploration of the ways in which we fashion our public identity and a manual of modern sociability, this lively and readable book explores the techniques we use to present ourselves to the world: body language, tone of voice, manners, demeanor, "personality" and personal style. Drawing on historical commentators
Fictions in Autobiography
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Paul John Eakin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily
Fictions in Autobiography
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Paul John Eakin
Categories: American prose literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press

Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily