Celebrity Authorship and Afterlives in English and American by Rick Honings, Gaston Franssen

By Rick Honings, Gaston Franssen

This ebook maps the background of literary big name from the early 19th century to the current, paying exact recognition to the authors’ crafting in their writerly self in addition to the afterlife in their public picture. Case reports are John Keats, Edgar Allan Poe, Eliza cook dinner, Herman Melville, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith.
Literary famous person is an element and parcel of contemporary literary tradition, but it keeps to elevate exciting questions on the character of authorship, writerly reputation and the strain among authorial self-fashioning and public appropriation. This quantity presents specific insights into the phenomenon.

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