On not being someone else : tales of our unled lives / Andrew H. Miller.

By: Miller, Andrew H, 1964- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2020Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0674245202; 9780674245204Subject(s): Self in literature | Existentialism in literature | Identity (Psychology) in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: On Not Being Someone Else : Tales of Our Unled LivesDDC classification: 809/.93353 LOC classification: PN56.S46 | M55 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
One person, two roads -- Tales of our adulthood -- All the difference.
Summary: "The alternate self is a persistent theme of modern culture. From Robert Frost to Sharon Olds, Virginia Woolf to Ian McEwan, poets and novelists-and readers-are fascinated by paths not taken. In an elegant and provocative rumination, Andrew H. Miller lingers with other selves, listening to what they have to say about our stories and our lives"-- Provided by publisher.
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One person, two roads -- Tales of our adulthood -- All the difference.

"The alternate self is a persistent theme of modern culture. From Robert Frost to Sharon Olds, Virginia Woolf to Ian McEwan, poets and novelists-and readers-are fascinated by paths not taken. In an elegant and provocative rumination, Andrew H. Miller lingers with other selves, listening to what they have to say about our stories and our lives"-- Provided by publisher.

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