Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays

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A comprehensive and scholarly account of this popular and influential genre, the essays in this collection explore confessional literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, and include the writing of John Berryman, Anne Sexton, Ted Hughes and Helen Fielding. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the contributors to this volume evaluate and critique conventional readings of confessionalism. Orthodox, humanist notions of the literary act of confession and its assumed relationship to truth, authority and ...

Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415544146

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Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415339698

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