Approaches to Victorian Autobiography. Ed. George P. Landow. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1979.

Chapters available in the Victorian Web

Helsinger, Elizabeth K. “Ulysses to Penelope: Victorian Experiments in Autobiography”

Helsinger, Howard M. “Credence and Credibility: The Concern for Honesty in Victorian Autobiography”

Walther, LuAnn. “The Invention of Childhood in Victorian Autobiography”

Berryman, Charles. "Critical Mirrors: Theories of Autobiography." Mosaic 32 (1999): 71-84.

Bruss, Elizabeth W. Autobiographical Acts: The Changing Situation of a Literary Genre. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1976.

Fleishman, Avrom. Figures of Autobiography. Baltimore, the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Folkenflik, Robert, ed. The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self-Representation. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1993.

Levine, George. The Boundaries of Fiction: Carlyle, Macaulay, Newman. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1968.

Lifson, Martha Ronk. "The Myth of the Fall: A Description of Autobiography." Genre, 12 (1979): 45-67.

Olney, James. Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography. Prnceton: Princeton UP, 1972.

Pascal, Roy. Design and Truth in autobiography. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1960.

Peterson, Linda H. Traditions of Victorian Women's Autobiography: The Poetics and Politics of Life Writing. Charlottesville: The University of Virginia Press, 1999.

Peterson, Linda H. Victorian Autobiography: The Tradition of Self-Interpretation. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. [Text on this site.]

Shumaker, Wayne. English Autobiography: Its Emergence, Materials, and Form. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1954.

Smith, Sidonie, and Julia Watson. Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota Press, 2001.

Starr, G. A. Defoe and Spiritual Autobiography. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1965.

Sturrock, John. The Language of Autobiography: Studies in the First Person Singular. Cambridge, Cambridge UP, 1993.

Weintraub, . The Value of the Individual: Self and Circumstance in Autobiography. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1978.

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