Locating and Defining the Bio in Biofiction

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This brief survey of criticism about biofiction clarifies how scholars have struggled to define the aesthetic form in relation to the historical novel and to biography. By citing some prominent authors of biofiction, it provides a preliminary framework for and definition of biofiction as an introduction to this cluster, which consists of process pieces and scholarly essays about biofiction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-10
Number of pages8
Journala/b: Auto/Biography Studies
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2 2016

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