Rolfe, Rose, Corvo, Crabbe: The Literary Images of Frederick Rolfe (Encounters. the Warsaw Studies in English Language Culture, Literature, and Visual

Rolfe, Rose, Corvo, Crabbe: The Literary Images of Frederick Rolfe (Encounters. the Warsaw Studies in English Language Culture, Literature, and Visual

By: Miroslaw Aleksander Miernik (author)Hardback

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Drawing on theories of biography and autobiography, including the works of Philippe Lejeune, Michel Foucault, and Philip Roth, Rolfe, Rose, Corvo, Crabbe attempts to tackle the issue of Frederick Rolfe's image. Like many other authors, Rolfe (1860-1913), also known as Baron Corvo, wanted to influence the way others see him through his works. However, the image he wanted to project was skewed by A.J.A. Symons' fascinating, yet inaccurate, biography, The Quest for Corvo, which popularized a strongly autobiographical approach to his work. Analysing the issue, this book takes into consideration his biographies, his self-fashioning in his letters, and his novels, particularly focusing on the characters who were heavily inspired by his own experiences, such as Nicholas Crabbe and George Arthur Rose.

About Author

Miroslaw Aleksander Miernik is an Associate Professor at the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw. His research interests include 20th and 21st century American culture, Subcultural studies, Postmodern American literature, and British literature of the early 20th century.

Contents

Contents: Frederick Rolfe - Baron Corvo - Authorship - Intertextuality - Autobiography - Biography - Autofiction - LGBT literature.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783631652725
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9783631652725
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 3631652720
  • edition: New edition

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