Ponterotto (Professor of Counseling Psychology, Division of Psychological and Educational Services, Graduate School of Education, Fordham University) represents a psychobiographical
story of John F.
Both Moebius and Lange-Eichbaum, according to the worst psychobiographical
literary tradition, would end up associating the philosopher's life and work, pathologizing his writings in a captious and caricatured way.
This paper assumes a similarly psychobiographical
approach, linking the biography of the author with her creative output.
Since her first solo show in Melbourne in 1973, Jenny Watson has been one of Australia's most notable expressionist painters, able to invest images and text with psychobiographical
is thus to encounter a special mix of psychobiographical
The second group relates to personal experience (Loizaga-Velder, 2013), being subdivided in psychobiographical
and emotional effects.
Therefore, using Simonton's (1999) aforementioned work as a theoretical guide, this study analyzed 10 major journalism-oriented academic journals from 2000 to 2014 regarding to the following variables as delineated by Simonton: (1) traditional methodological approaches to significant samples including historiometric, psychometric, psychobiographical
, and comparative methods; (2) research dimensions used to study significant samples including quantitative/qualitative, multiple cases/single case, nomothetic/idiographic, confirmatory/exploratory, longitudinal/cross-sectional, and direct/indirect assessment methods; and (3) the specific data collection methods used in the studies.
Jacques Derrida draws attention to the fact that one's reading should not be reduced to reproducing the text; nor should it manipulate the text into something extraneous to itself, namely and indeterminate referent (methaphysical, historical, psychobiographical
or any other kind of reality) or into a meaning outside the text whose content lay outside (written) language.
(8) He notes the Laureate's unhappy, and quite possibly abused, childhood years: psychobiographical
fodder which Perry treats cautiously but which nonetheless appears to confirm Auden's verdict that "[i]n no other English poet of comparable rank does the bulk of his work seem so clearly to be inspired by some single and probably very early experience" (p.
Andreas-Salome's book gives a brief biography of Nietzsche that has been quoted by many subsequent biographers, and her account of his work is very influenced by the psychobiographical
approach that Nietzsche himself commended in a letter to her (Leipzig, ca.
Pirro's "The Evil Wet Nurse," which stages an outdated and tedious psychobiographical
argument that uses "behavioral patterns across [Primo Levi's] writings" to speculate about Levi's preoedipal struggles with his mother (103).
While the evidence of exploitation is strong, says biographer Hermione Lee, it is "ambiguous enough, to open the way for conflicting psychobiographical
interpretations which draw quite different shapes of Virginia Woolf's interior life" (Lee 156).