Biography and History: The Problem of Correlation and Balance

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The article examines the problem of the correlation between historic and biographic genres by contrasting what historians, biographers, and philosophers have said on the matter. In doing so, the article raises the question: What does Plutarch mean when he states: “We do not write history, but life histories”?

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A N Polyakov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia



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