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The Mass-Observation Project as Life History
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"I think that I would classify a lot of what I write for the archive as autobiographical.  I think its personal experience, its my life the way I live it. I think that anybody that reads anything that I have written would see me in the writing. They would say "Oh that's Bob Rust written down there" in exactly the same way that you can do with authors.  I've got a favourite author - Terry Prachett, the fantasy writer, and you can pick up any of his stuff and just read a line and think Terry Prachett wrote that.  My daughter is a Terry Prachett fan and I could quote a line and she would say "Oh that is one of Terry's lines", so it obviously stamps on and I think that my stamp is on my work."
(Interview with Anna Green 11.02.00)
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