The Frame and the Score: Knowing a Subject Differently Through Poetic Biography

Wilkinson, J 2018, 'The Frame and the Score: Knowing a Subject Differently Through Poetic Biography' in Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades (ed.) Offshoots: Contemporary life writing methodologies and practice, UWA Publishing, Crawley, Australia, pp. 102-118.


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Title The Frame and the Score: Knowing a Subject Differently Through Poetic Biography
Author(s) Wilkinson, J
Year 2018
Title of book Offshoots: Contemporary life writing methodologies and practice
Publisher UWA Publishing
Place of publication Crawley, Australia
Editor(s) Donna Lee Brien and Quinn Eades
Start page 102
End page 118
Subjects Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)
Summary This essay explores life writing in the context of 'poetic biography' - that is, biographies written as long-form poetry. The essay discusses two of the author's published works - 'Marionette: a biography of Miss Marion Davies' and 'Suite for Percy Grainger' - with specific reference to formal decisions made as a result of research encounters.
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Keyword(s) poetry
biography
life writing
poetic biography
Marion Davies
Percy Grainger
ISBN 9781742589626
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