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Author Klaus, Carl H

Title The made-up self : impersonation in the personal essay / Carl H. Klaus

Publ Info Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2010]
 Bryant Main Stacks  PN4500 .K59 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Newport  PN4500 .K59 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN4500 .K59 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 160 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The "person" in a personal essay -- Evocations of consciousness -- Montaigne on "Montaigne": toward a poetics of self -- The mind and the mind's idiosyncrasy: ideas of consciousness in the personal essay -- Discontinuous: form of consciousness -- Evocations of personality -- Voices on voice: the singular "I" and the chameleon "I" -- Elia: pseudonymous self extraordinaire -- Never to be yourself and yet always: Virginia Woolf on the essayist's problem -- Personae and culture -- Difference and "I": cultural consciousness in the personal essay -- Orwell's "A hanging": politics and the first-person singular/plural -- Personae and personal experience -- Illness and "I": malady in the personal essay -- Days into essays: a self for all seasons
LC subject Essays -- Authorship
ISBN 9781587299131 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1587299135 (pbk. : acid-free paper)