Auto/Biography in English 1680-2000

Starting date
July 1, 2006
Duration (months)
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Managers or local contacts
Righetti Angelo
biography, autobiography, non-fiction

The project combines the most recent reflections on autobiographical studies and on the state of art of biographical studies with case studies of auto/biography and related sub-genres, all of them in their time and space specificity and written by authors belonging to the English and American canon, as well as to an Anglophone colonial and postcolonial canon still in progress.

Project participants

Annalisa Pes
Associate Professor
Angelo Righetti
Research Assistants
Susanna Zinato
Associate Professor
Title Authors Year
Burnet's Heterobiography of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Zinato, Susanna 2008
"Flaws in the glass: Patrick White's Selves" Pes, Annalisa 2008


Research facilities