Women, Autobiography, Theory

Women, Autobiography, Theory

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The first comprehensive guide to the burgeoning field of women's autobiography. Essays from 39 prominent critics and writers explore narratives across the centuries and from around the globe. A list of more than 200 women's autobiographies and a comprehensive bibliography provide invaluable information for scholars, teachers, and readers.14 aquot;Biomythography, aquot; King suggests, is aquot;a writing down of our meanings of identity . . . with the materials of our lives.aquot; 15 The generic strategy of biomythography focuses on the process as well as the materials of autobiographical narrativeanbsp;...

Title:Women, Autobiography, Theory
Author:Sidonie Smith, Julia Watson
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 1998


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