Augustine's Confessions and the Problem of Autobiography

From Torrey Honors Institute Lectures

Dr. Monica Cure considers whether Augustine's Confessions constitute autobiography or something else entirely. She examines scholarly works concerning the genre of autobiography before examining Augustine's text itself. Dr. Cure presents the viewpoint that Augustine's writing belongs to a genre of conversion narrative.

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    11. Augustine's Confessions and the Problem of Autobiography

    by Monica Cure

    47:24 — February 27, 2014

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