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Audience and Purpose

Norah Elliott (b.1903): Purpose & Audience

Norah Elliott’s autobiography represents her hard-working Grandfather Pilch, her beloved Aunt Susan, her drowned father, her mentally ill mother, her adopted family …

Wilhelmina Tobias: Purpose and Audience

The classic autobiography was, for many years, the preserve of the famous and the middle classes. Autobiographies by acclaimed writers include details …