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Handbook of Psychobiography
This exceptionally readable and down-to-earth handbook is destined to become the definitive guide to psychobiographical research, the application of psychological theory and research to individual lives of historical importance. It brings together for the first time the world's leading psychobiographers, writing lucidly on many of the major figures of our age - from Osama ...more
Hardcover, 380 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2005)
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It's been about a year and a half since I sat down and read an academic anthology from cover to cover and found it so thoroughly pleasurable, thought-provoking, and educational. The last time this occurred was in the summer of 2013 and the book was the newly published fourth edition of the Lennard J. Davis-edited Disability Studies Reader. Interestingly the other commonality the two books share is that both feature articles about photographer Diane Arbus, an artist whose work I was unfamiliar w ...more