Women have been writing autobiographical works for centuries, and these texts are a valuable source of information about their lives and times. They reflect the personal experiences of their authors as well as the larger cultural, political, and intellectual contexts in which they lived and wrote. Multicultural in scope and the first work of its kind, this encyclopedia overviews more than 400 years of autobiographical writing by women.Although Santiago wrote and published both autobiographies in English, she subsequently broadened her readership when ... Rican, Santiago focuses on and interprets select childhood memories. ... The narration includes descriptive elements of the food, music, and house particular to Puerto Rico with which she onceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Women's Autobiography: K-Z|
|Author||:||Victoria Boynton, Jo Malin|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2005-01-01|