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Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

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Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

Sue Vice

This book considers a wide range of twentieth- and twenty-first-century literary works that feature literary deceptions and false memories and in which the relationship between text and author is not what it seems. By exploring a variety of examples of false or embellished memoirs, purportedly autobiographical novels that are in fact thoroughly fictional, as well as bogus authorial personae, it discusses whether it is possible to judge veracity by means of textual clues alone. It also argues ... Read more

 

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