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Colm Toibin: The Anchored Imagination of the Biographical Novel
(Irish-American Cultural Institute, 2018)
The Turn of the Century: Henry James in Millennial Fiction
(The Henry James Review, 2018)
This article explores the developments in biographical and appropriative literature that enabled the proliferation of novels rewriting James’s life and works, including the postmodern scepticism towards biography as empirical ...
Postmodernism and the Biographical Novel
Biofiction and the Paratext: Troubling Claims to Truth
(Southern Connecticut State University, 2018)
The Bionovel as a Hybrid Genre
“They leave out the person to whom things happened”: Re-reading the biographical subject in Sigrid Nunez’s Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury (1998)
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014)
Her Own Words Describe Her Best? Reconstructing Plath’s Original Ariel in Sylvia (2003) and Wintering (2003)
This article explores two of Sylvia Plath’s afterlives: John Brownlow and Christine Jeffs’ biopic Sylvia (2003) and Kate Moses’s novel Wintering (2003). Contrary to Frieda Hughes’s assertion that such works attempt to ...
The “Supreme Portrait Artist” and the “Mistress of the Phrase”: Contesting Oppositional Portrayals of Woolf and Bell, Life and Art, in Susan Sellers’s Vanessa and Virginia (2008)
(Pace University Press, 2015)
This article offers one of the first sustained explorations of Susan Sellers’s biofiction Vanessa and Virginia (2008), tracing the text’s intersections with biographies of Woolf and Bell and placing it in dialogue with ...
The Anchored Imagination of the Biographical Novel