Vol 39, No 1-2 (2008)

January-April 2008

life writing in international contexts

Table of Contents

Introduction

Introduction: Life Writing in International Contexts
Marlene Kadar, Jeanne Perreault, Linda Warley
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Articles

From Tehran to Tehrangeles: The Generic Fix of Iranian Exilic Memoirs
Gillian Whitlock
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The Afterlife of Memory in China: Yang Jiang’s Cultural Revolution Memoir
Margo Gewurtz
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Making Paper Talk: Writing Indigenous Oral Life Narratives
Michael Jacklin
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The Disobedient Subject: Masculinity and Spirituality in Christopher Isherwood’s Life Writing
Victor Marsh
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Of Missess and Tuan Kechils: Colonial Childhood Memoirs as Cultural Mediation in British Malaya
Rosalía Baena
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Wonderful Adventures: Transcending Liminality and Redefining Identity in Mary Jane Grant Seacole’s Autobiography
Rezzan Kocaöner Silkü
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Emerging from the Linguistic Divide: Wayson Choy’s Self-Translation into the Other in Paper Shadows: A Chinatown Childhood
Manuela Costantino
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Translating Trauma: Witnessing Bom Bali
Kate Douglas
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“Nothing Big. Nothing Small”: Allyson Mitchell’s Video Autobiography
Janice Hladki
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“The True Words of Real People”: Documenting the Myth of the Real in Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Rosemary Weatherston
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Embodied Criticism: A French Lesson
Laura Levitt
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Reviews

Rosalía Baena, ed. Transculturing Auto/biography: Forms of Life Writing.
Marie Lovrod
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Judith Lütge Coullie, ed. The Closest of Strangers: South African Women’s Life Writing.
Annette Blum
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Other

Front Matter
 
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Notes on Contributors
 
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