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Uses of Autobiography

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Synopsis:

This work explores the many uses of autobiography, from historical works which are often about retrieval and reclamation of previously hidden or misrepresented texts, to the contemporary projects of claiming a voice, and the gathering of personal testimony for educational and ideological purposes.

Synopsis:

This work explores the many uses of autobiography, from historical projects which are often about retrieval and reclamation of previously hidden or misrepresented texts, to the contemporary projects of claiming a voice, and the gathering of personal testimony for educational and ideological purposes.; The volume addresses uses such as life histories, adult learning and identity, exploring issues of race, class and gender within these contexts. Each contributor looks critically and politically at the ways in which we use and might use autobiography and reveals how autobiography is not just about a private life - it can tell us much about our social and political position.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780748403660
Author:
Swindells, Julia
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Biography as a literary form
Subject:
Biography as a literary form -- Congresses.
Subject:
Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject
Subject:
Autobiography -- Congresses.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Feminist perspectives on the past and present
Series Volume:
v. 5.
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
227
Dimensions:
9.18x6.30x.72 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This work explores the many uses of autobiography, from historical works which are often about retrieval and reclamation of previously hidden or misrepresented texts, to the contemporary projects of claiming a voice, and the gathering of personal testimony for educational and ideological purposes.
"Synopsis" by , This work explores the many uses of autobiography, from historical projects which are often about retrieval and reclamation of previously hidden or misrepresented texts, to the contemporary projects of claiming a voice, and the gathering of personal testimony for educational and ideological purposes.; The volume addresses uses such as life histories, adult learning and identity, exploring issues of race, class and gender within these contexts. Each contributor looks critically and politically at the ways in which we use and might use autobiography and reveals how autobiography is not just about a private life - it can tell us much about our social and political position.
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