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Women, Autobiography, Theory A Reader

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List price: $32.95
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 7/27/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Women, Autobiography, Theory is the first comprehensive guide to the burgeoning field of women’s autobiography, drawing into one volume the most significant theoretical discussions on women’s life writing of the last two decades.nbsp; nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;The authoritative introduction by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson surveys writing about women’s lives from the women’s movement of the late 1960s to the present. It also relates theoretical positions in women’s autobiography studies to postmodern, poststructuralist, postcolonial, and feminist analyses. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;The essays from thirty-nine prominent critics and writers include many considered classics in this field. They explore narratives across the centuries and from around the globe, including testimonios, diaries, memoirs, letters, trauma accounts, prison narratives, coming-out stories, coming-of-age stories, and spiritual autobiographies. A list of more than two hundred women’s autobiographies and a comprehensive bibliography of critical scholarship in women’s autobiography provide invaluable information for scholars, teachers, and readers.

Sidonie Smith is Professor of English, University Michigan.

Julia Watson is Associate Professor of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Situating Subjectivity in Women's Autobiographical Practices
Experience and Agency
Experience (1993)
Women's Autobiographical Selves: Theory and Practice (1988)
On Confession (1989)
The Narrative Self: Race, Politics, and Culture in Black American Women's Autobiography (1995)
Performativity, Autobiographical Practice, Resistance (1995)
Woman Skin Deep: Feminism and the Postcolonial Condition (1992)
Subjectivities
Autogynography: Is the Subject Different? (1984)
Authorizing the Autobiographical (1988)
Mothers, Displacement, and Language (1988)
The Politics of Subjectivity and The Ideology of Genre (1989)
First-Person Plural: Subjectivity and Community in Native American Women's Autobiography (1996)
Modes and Genres
Autobiographics (1994)
Autography/Transformation/Asymmetry (1995)
Sacred Secrets: A Strategy for Survival (1995)
Resisting Autobiography: Out-Law Genres and Transnational Feminist Subjects (1992)
Introduction to A Day at a Time: Diary Literature of American Women, from 1764 to 1985 (1985)
A Feminist Revision of New Historicism to Give Fuller Readings of Women's Private Writing (1996)
Female Rhetorics (1988)
Histories
Stories (1986)
Literary Domesticity and Women Writers' Subjectivities (1992)
The Literary Standard, Working-Class Autobiography, and Gender (1990)
The Construction of the Self in U.S. Latina Autobiographies (1991)
Autobiography, Ethnography, and History: A Model for Reading (1995)
Immigrant Autobiography: Some Questions of Definition and Approach (1991)
Voice and Memory
The Other Voice: Autobiographies of Women Writers (1980)
The Politics and Aesthetics of Metissage (1989)
Forbidden Gaze, Severed Sound (1980)
Speaking in Tongues: Dialogics, Dialectics, and the Black Woman Writer's Literary Tradition (1989)
The Recovery of Memory, Fantasy, and Desire in Women's Trauma Stories: Feminist Approaches to Sexual Abuse and Psychotherapy (1996)
Bodies and Sexualities
Introduction to Bodies That Matter (1993)
Lesbian Identity and Autobiographical Difference(s) (1988)
Unspeakable Differences: The Politics of Gender in Lesbian and Heterosexual Women's Autobiographies (1992)
Mystical Bodies and the Dialogics of Vision (1993)
Autobiography, Bodies, Manhood (1991)
Politics and Pedagogy
writing autobiography (1989)
Autobiographical Manifestos (1993)
Semiotics, Experience, and the Material Self: An Inquiry into the Subject of the Contemporary Asian Woman Writer (1988)
From the Women's Prison: Third World Women's Narratives of Prison (1986)
Teaching Autobiography (1991)
The Way In (1989)
A Selected List of Women's Autobiographies
Contributors
Sources
Index
Titles in Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography

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