American Autobiography after 9/11

American Autobiography after 9/11

by Megan Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299310301
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Series: Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Megan Brown is an associate professor of English at Drake University and the author of The Cultural Work of Corporations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                 
 
Introduction
1 Keeping It Real; or, “Fraud” Memoirs and Representations of Ethnic Authenticity                     
2 Learning to Live Again: Contemporary U.S. Memoir as Biopolitical Self-Care Guide                 
3 Memoirs of Empire             
4 Babies, Blow Jobs, and Bombs: The Bromoir and/as Anxiety                   
5 Selling Subjectivity: Business Memoirs as Biopolitical Management                    
6 The Memoir as Provocation: A Case for “Me Studies” in Undergraduate Classes            
Afterword                  
 
Notes              
Bibliography              
Index

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