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By Abrams, Meyer Howard; Harpham, Geoffrey Galt

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Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 32 BOMOLOCHOS bomolochos (b om ol 0 o k os): 378. book: In its inclusive sense, the term designates any written or printed document which is of considerable length, yet is light and durable enough to be easily portable.

Examples of the latter type are the seventeenth-century diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, the eighteenth-century journals of James Boswell and Fanny Burney, and Dorothy Wordsworth’s remarkable Journals, written 1798–1828, but not published until long after her death. The first fully developed autobiography is also the most influential: the Confessions of St. Augustine, written in the fourth century. The design of this profound and subtle spiritual autobiography centers on what became the crucial experience in Christian autobiography: the author’s anguished mental crisis, and a recovery and conversion in which he discovers his Christian identity and religious vocation.

Examples of the latter type are the seventeenth-century diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, the eighteenth-century journals of James Boswell and Fanny Burney, and Dorothy Wordsworth’s remarkable Journals, written 1798–1828, but not published until long after her death. The first fully developed autobiography is also the most influential: the Confessions of St. Augustine, written in the fourth century. The design of this profound and subtle spiritual autobiography centers on what became the crucial experience in Christian autobiography: the author’s anguished mental crisis, and a recovery and conversion in which he discovers his Christian identity and religious vocation.

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