16 March 2000
Show More Mirror Talk: Genres of Crisis in Contemporary Autobiography by Susanna Egan.
North Carolina, 275 pp., £39.95, September 1999, 0 8078 4782 8Show More
“... varies. But her eclecticism is courageous, her specific analyses and elucidations vigorous and vivid, and her theoretical discussions clear. Unlike so many of her colleagues, Egan never mumbles. PaulaBackscheider comes from a very different stable. I suspect she would give short shrift to Egan’s evasive autobiographers. She writes a fluent, good-humoured, often humorous prose, she wears her ...”