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The development of English biography

Harold Nicolson

The development of English biography

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Published by Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English

  • English literature,
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26981664M

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In biography: 19th century Sir Harold Nicolson wrote in The Development of English Biography (), “Then came earnestness, and with earnestness hagiography descended on us with its sullen cloud.” Insistence on respectability, at the expense of candour, had led Carlyle to observe acridly, “How delicate, how decent is English biography, bless its mealy mouth!”.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, Harold, Development of English biography. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicolson, Harold George, Sir, Development of English biography.

Biographies in the English language began appearing during the reign of Henry VIII. John Foxe's Actes and Monuments (), better known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, was essentially the first dictionary of the biography in Europe, followed by Thomas Fuller's The History of the Worthies of England (), with a distinct focus on public life.

The third edition of A BIOGRAPHY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE continues to examine the structure of English, from its Indo-European pre-history, through the invasions that shaped Old and Middle English, through its speakers' conscious efforts to police it in the Early Modern period, through its present-day transformations manifest in urban slang and by: Melvyn Bragg's The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language is an entertaining and informative romp into the history, transformations and vicissitudes of English As Bragg correctly points out, English went through a number of radical transformations while it was the language of by:   The development of biography as an art form is a recent one.

The credit for first using the term biography goes to John Dryden who defined it as “the history of particular men’s lives.” The Oxford Dictionary defines it as, “the history of the lives of individual men as a branch of literature.” Harold Nicolson simply echoes this definition when he says that “the biography is a.

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