Autobiography & Postmodernism / Edition 1

Autobiography & Postmodernism / Edition 1

by Kathleen Ashley

ISBN-10: 0870239007

ISBN-13: 9780870239007

Pub. Date: 05/12/1994

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

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University of Massachusetts Press
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New Edition
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6.05(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

The Mark of Autobiography: Postmodernism, Autobiography, and Genre3
Adding to My Life21
The Politics of Genre in Carmen Martin Gaite's Back Room33
Policing Truth: Confession, Gender, and Autobiographical Authority54
Autobiographical Voices (1, 2, 3) and Mosaic Memory: Experimental Sondages in the (Post)modern World79
Postmodernism and the Autobiographical Subject: Reconstructing the "Other"130
A Geography of Conversion: Dialogical Boundaries of Self in Antin's Promised Land167
Posing: Autobiography and the Subject of Photography191
Plains Indian Names and "the Autobiographical Act"212
Nuptial Interruptions: Autobiographical Boundaries in Wordsworth's "Farewell"240
Identity's Body266
"An appearance walking in a forest the sexes burn": Autobiography and the Construction of the Feminine Body293
Notes on Contributors317

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