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By Alexis Harley

What does heredity suggest for id? What function does the person have in shaping a private or a human background? what's the moral prestige of doubtless biologically decided behaviours? What does person dying suggest within the gentle of species extinction? Autobiologies explores the significance of such questions in Victorian existence writing. Analysing memoirs, diaries, letters, and usual histories Alexis Harley demonstrates how theories of average choice formed nineteenth-century autobiographical practices and refashioned the human subject—and additionally how the lived adventure of the person theorist concurrently impacted their organic formulations.

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