Title

Locating and Defining the Bio in Biofiction

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2016

Publication Title

a/b: Auto/Biography Studies

Abstract

This brief survey of criticism about biofiction clarifies how scholars have struggled to define the aesthetic form in relation to the historical novel and to biography. By citing some prominent authors of biofiction, it provides a preliminary framework for and definition of biofiction as an introduction to this cluster, which consists of process pieces and scholarly essays about biofiction.

Volume

31

Issue

1

First Page

3

Last Page

10

DOI

10.1080/08989575.2016.1095583

ISSN

0898-9575

Rights

© 2015 The Autobiography Society

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