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|The illustrations were also the feature of the biography designed to tie it together |
chronologically. ... British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour (1848–1930) is quoted as
having said, “Biography should be written by an acute enemy” (Ratcliffe 1927).
|BIOGRAPHY Biography should be written by an acute enemy. Nobody likes |
being written about in their lifetime, it's as though the FBI and the CIA were
suddenly to splash your files in the paper. on his forthcoming biography The Art
|Biography 1 Biography should be written by an acute enemy. A.J. (ARTHUR |
JAMES) BALFOUR, (1848-1930) British Conservative politician, prime minister.
Quoted in Observer (London, Jan. 30, 1927). 2 A well-written life is almost as rare
|G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) British author I will look at any additional evidence |
to confirm the opinion to which I have already come. Hugh. ... Oscar Wilde (1854-
1900) Anglo-Irish author Biography should be written by an acute enemy.
|Mark Twain "If you think you can, you can. And if you think ... to his belief." — |
Thomas Fuller BIOGRAPHY "A great biography should, like the close of a great
drama, ... Andre Maurois "Biography should be written by an acute enemy." —
|Biography see also AUTOBIOGRAPHY Biography should be written by an acute |
enemy. ArthurJames Balfour 1848–1930 British Conservative statesman: in
Observer 30January 1927 2 The Art of Biography Is different from Geography.
|In those ten minutes I was given the opportunity of convincing a group of |
salesmen that my biography of my father was the ... For that reason Arthur Balfour
, the former Tory Prime Minister, said “Biography should be written by an acute
|Biography should be written by an acute enemy. — A J Balfour l 3. ln writing |
biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they were, the fiction parts
should be printed in red ink, the fact parts in black ink. — Drinker Bowen l4.
Books tell ...
|E DMUND W HITE ONBBC2 PROGRAMB OOKMARK (M ARCH9, 1996) All |
biography is ultimately fiction. ... AMUEL J OHNSON I N J AMES B OSWELL , L
IFE OF S AMUEL J OHNSON (1791) Biography should be written by an acute
|"When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one |
has ever heard about." - Elias Canetti 'Biography should be written by an acute
enemy'. Arthur James Balfour 'Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.'