Inga Clendinnen, 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
“... was an intimate art commanding an intimate response. No more. Now, if we are to believe Susanna Egan, the game has changed. Egan tells us that modern theorists, recognising the ‘necessarily fictive nature of writing’, are no longer interested in truth-claims. Neither are they interested in ...”