Autobiography: Act or Artifact?(on Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical by James Olney;The Art of Life: Studies in American Autobiographical Literature by Mutlu Konuk Blasing; American Autobiography: The Prophetic Mode by G. Thomas Couser; The Forms of Autobiography: Episodes in the History of a Literary Genre by William C. Spengemann;& Autobiographical Acts: The Changing Situation of a Literary Genre by Elizabeth Bruss)