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  • Who am I?

    Who am I?
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299166649

    Who Am I? is the bittersweet memoir of a Chinese American who came to this country as a twenty-year-old graduate student and stayed to become one of America's most innovative intellectuals, whose work has explored the aesthetic and moral dimensions…

  • A Muslim American Slave

    A Muslim American Slave
    av Omar Ibn Said

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299249540

    Born to a wealthy family in West Africa around 1770, Omar Ibn Said was abducted and sold into slavery in the United States, where he came to the attention of a prominent North Carolina family after filling 'the walls of his room with piteous petitio…

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    av Jean Humez

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299191245

    Harriet Tubman's name is known world-wide and her exploits as a self-liberated Underground Railroad heroine are celebrated in children's literature, film, and history books, yet no major biography of Tubman has appeared since 1943. Jean M. Humez's c…

  • The Blind African Slave

    The Blind African Slave
    av Jeffrey Brace

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299201401

    Born in West Africa around 1742, Jeffrey Brace was captured by slave traders at sixteen and shipped to Barbados, where he was sold. After fighting as an enslaved sailor in the Seven Years War, Brace was taken to Connecticut and sold again. Brace lat…

  • The Blind African Slave

    The Blind African Slave
    av Jeffrey Brace

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299201449

    Born in West Africa around 1742, Jeffrey Brace was captured by slave traders at sixteen and shipped to Barbados, where he was sold. After fighting as an enslaved sailor in the Seven Years War, Brace was taken to Connecticut and sold again. Brace lat…

  • The Secret of M. Dulong

    The Secret of M. Dulong
    av Colette Inez

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299214203

    A search for roots and identity has rarely been captured with such irony, unusual insight, and surprising humor as in this memoir of heartbreak and hope. Today a distinguished American poet, Colette Inez first came to the United States when she was…

  • Forbidden Family

    Forbidden Family

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299121440

    The story of how an ordinary young woman, Margaret Sams, met the challenges of difficult circumstances. The text recounts her ordeal through World War II in the Philippines and the relationship she formed with Jerry Sams while in Santo Tomas camp.

  • The Zea Mexican Diary

    The Zea Mexican Diary
    av Edward Brathwaite

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299136444

    In this memoir, West Indian poet and scholar Kamau Brathwaite conjures his wife, Doris, and tells of her death from cancer.

  • Before They Could Vote

    Before They Could Vote

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299220501

    The life narratives in this collection are by ethnically diverse women of energy and ambition - some well known, some forgotten over generations - who confronted barriers of gender, class, race, and sexual difference as they pursued or adapted to ad…

  • Before They Could Vote

    Before They Could Vote

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299220549

    The life narratives in this collection are by ethnically diverse women of energy and ambition - some well known, some forgotten over generations - who confronted barriers of gender, class, race, and sexual difference as they pursued or adapted to ad…

  • American Autobiography after 9/11

    American Autobiography after 9/11
    av Megan Brown

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299310301

    In the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, American memoirists have wrestled with a wide range of anxieties in their books. They cope with financial crises, encounter difference, or confront norms of identity. Megan Brown conten…

  • Writing Desire

    Writing Desire
    av Bertram J. Cohler

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299222000

    Exploring nearly sixty years of memoir and autobiography, ""Writing Desire"" examines the changing identity of gay men writing within a historical context. Distinguished scholar and psychoanalyst Bertram J. Cohler has carefully selected a diverse gr…

  • Writing Desire

    Writing Desire
    av Bertram J. Cohler

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299222048

    Exploring nearly sixty years of memoir and autobiography, ""Writing Desire"" examines the changing identity of gay men writing within a historical context. Distinguished scholar and psychoanalyst Bertram J. Cohler has carefully selected a diverse gr…

  • Voices Made Flesh

    Voices Made Flesh

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299184247

    This volume includes scripts and essays about performances of the lives of women such as Gertrude Stein, Georgia O'Keeffe and Anais Nin, which consider issues that arise when a woman represents another woman's life. In the second section, seven perf…

  • The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb

    The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299168940

    Born on a Kentucky plantation in 1815, Bibb first attempted to escape from bondage at the age of ten. He was recaptured and escaped several more times before he eventually settled in Detroit and joined the antislavery movement as a lecturer. This au…

  • The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb

    The Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299168902

    Born on a Kentucky plantation in 1815, Bibb first attempted to escape from bondage at the age of ten. He was recaptured and escaped several more times before he eventually settled in Detroit and joined the antislavery movement as a lecturer. This au…

  • Autobiography and Decolonization

    Autobiography and Decolonization
    av Philip Holden

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299226107

    Philip Holden reveals deeply gendered connections between the writing of individual lives and of the narratives of nations emerging from colonialism. ""Autobiography and Decolonization"" is the first book to give serious academic attention to autobi…

  • Rosa

    Rosa
    av Marie Hall Ets

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299162542

    This is the life story of Rosa Cavalleri, as told to Marie Hall Ets, who was a friend of Rosa. She tells of her life in a village, her marriage at 16, her unwilling migration to join her husband in Missouri, the unassisted birth of her child, and he…

  • The Woman in Battle

    The Woman in Battle

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299194246

    A Cuban woman who moved to New Orleans in the 1850s, Loreta Janeta Velazquez fought in the Civil War as the cross-dressing Harry T. Buford. As Buford, she single-handedly organized an Arkansas regiment; participated in the historic battles of Bull R…

  • Four Russian Serf Narratives

    Four Russian Serf Narratives

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299233747

    Although millions of Russians lived as serfs until the middle of the nineteenth century, little is known about their lives. Identifying and documenting the conditions of Russian serfs has proven difficult because the Russian state discouraged litera…

  • When I Was Born

    When I Was Born
    av Jing M. Wang

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299225100

    In the period between the 1920s and 1940s, a genre emerged in Chinese literature that would reveal crucial contradictions in Chinese culture that still exist today. At a time of intense political conflict, Chinese women began to write autobiography,…

  • Identity Technologies

    Identity Technologies

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299296445

    Identity Technologies is a substantial contribution to the fields of autobiography studies, digital studies, and new media studies, exploring the many new modes of self-expression and self-fashioning that have arisen in conjunction with Web 2.0, soc…

  • The Autobiographical Documentary in America

    The Autobiographical Documentary in America

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299176501

    Since the late 1960s, American film and video makers of all stripes have been fascinated with themes of self and identity. Though the documentary form is most often used to capture the lives of others, Jim Lane turns his lens on those media makers w…

  • The Autobiographical Documentary in America

    The Autobiographical Documentary in America

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299176549

    Since the late 1960s, American film and video makers of all stripes have been fascinated with themes of self and identity. Though the documentary form is most often used to capture the lives of others, Jim Lane turns his lens on those media makers w…

  • Maverick Autobiographies

    Maverick Autobiographies
    av Cathryn Halverson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299197209

    Cathryn Halverson reclaims a trio of female memoirists whose works tell us a great deal about the emergence of women's writing in the early twentieth century, the conception of the West, and the role of autobiography as literature that can reveal a…

  • Illumination and Night Glare

    Illumination and Night Glare
    av Carson McCullers

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299164447

    More than thirty years after it was written, the autobiography of Carson McCullers, Illumination and Night Glare , will be published for the first time. McCullers, one of the most gifted writers of her generation-the author of Member of the Wedding,…

  • Conjoined Twins in Black and White

    Conjoined Twins in Black and White

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299230746

    Conjoined twins have long been a subject of fantasy, fascination, and freak shows. In this first collection of its kind, Millie-Christine McKoy, African American twins born in 1851, and Daisy and Violet Hilton, English twins born in 1908, speak for…

  • Reading African American Autobiography

    Reading African American Autobiography

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299309800

    This timely volume embraces and interprets the increasingly broad and deep canon of life narratives by African Americans. The contributors discover and recover neglected lives, texts, and genres, enlarge the wide range of critical methods used by sc…

  • Sister

    Sister
    av Sylvia Bell White

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299294342

    Raised in a part of the segregated South that provided no school for African American children, Sylvia Bell White went North as a teenager, dreaming of a nursing career and a freedom defined in part by wartime rhetoric about American ideals. In Milw…

  • Caribbean Autobiography

    Caribbean Autobiography
    av Sandra Pouchet Paquet

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299176945

    Despite the range and abundance of autobiographical writing from the Anglophone Caribbean, this book is the first to explore this literature fully. It covers works from the colonial era up to present-day AIDS memoirs and assesses the links between m…

  • Masked

    Masked
    av Alfred Habegger

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299298302

    A brave British widow goes to Siam and-by dint of her principled and indomitable character-inspires that despotic nation to abolish slavery and absolute rule: this appealing legend first took shape after the Civil War when Anna Leonowens came to Ame…

  • The Text is Myself

    The Text is Myself
    av Miriam Fuchs

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299190644

    Queen Lili'uokalani, the last monarch of Hawai'i, was forced to abdicate and her homeland was annexed. American poet H.D. wrote through the London blitz. Italian novelist and art critic Anna Banti lost the manuscript of her novel about Artemisia Gen…

  • Such Anxious Hours

    Such Anxious Hours

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299324209

    Letters from soldiers to their families often provide prominent narratives of the Civil War. But what about the messages from the women who maintained homes and farmsteads alone, all while providing significant emotional support to their loved ones…

  • American Autobiography

    American Autobiography

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299127848

    An assessment of the major periods and varieties of American autobiography. Eleven original essays survey what has been done and point toward what can and should be done in future studies of a literary genre that is now receiving major scholarly att…

  • Native American Autobiography

    Native American Autobiography

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299140243

    This collection of autobiographical narratives by Native American people from the earliest documents that exist to the present day. The 30 narratives included cover a range of tribes and cultural areas, over a span of more than 200 years.

  • Graphic Subjects

    Graphic Subjects

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299251048

    Some of the most noteworthy graphic novels and comic books of recent years have been entirely autobiographical. In Graphic Subjects, Michael A. Chaney brings together a lively mix of scholars to examine the use of autobiography within graphic novels…

  • Campaigns of Curiosity

    Campaigns of Curiosity
    av Elizabeth L Banks

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299189402

    In the early 1890s American journalist Elizabeth L. Banks became an international phenomenon through a series of newspaper articles aptly titled "Campaigns of Curiosity." Following the lead of pioneering woman journalist Nellie Bly, Banks gained not…

  • Diaries of Girls and Women

    Diaries of Girls and Women

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299172206

    Diaries of schoolgirls, newlywed wives, mothers, teachers, nurses, elderly women, nuns, travelers Diaries of Girls and Women captures and preserves the diverse lives of forty-seven girls and women who lived in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin between…

  • Diaries of Girls and Women

    Diaries of Girls and Women

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299172244

    Diaries of schoolgirls, newlywed wives, mothers, teachers, nurses, elderly women, nuns, travelers Diaries of Girls and Women captures and preserves the diverse lives of forty-seven girls and women who lived in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin between…

  • Intensely Family

    Intensely Family
    av Carol Holly

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299147242

    Documenting the connotations of James's phrase ""intensely family"", this text examines the shame-based psychology bred by his parents and its impact on James's literary career. It draws on a collection of James's unpublished correspondence with his…

  • We Shall Bear Witness

    We Shall Bear Witness

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299300142

    Personal testimonies are the life force of human rights work, and rights claims have brought profound power to the practice of life writing. This volume explores the connections and conversations between human rights and life writing through a dazzl…

  • Recovering Bodies

    Recovering Bodies
    av G.Thomas Couser

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299155643

    This text focuses on the writing by and about people with illness or disability - and in particular HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, deafness and paralysis - challenging the stigmas attached to their conditions by telling their lives in their own ways and o…

  • Mark Twain's Own Autobiography

    Mark Twain's Own Autobiography

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299234744

    Mark Twain's ""Own Autobiography"" stands as the last of Twain's great yarns. Here he tells his story in his own way, freely expressing his joys and sorrows, his affections and hatreds, his rages and reverence - ending, as always, tongue-in-cheek: '…

  • A Mysterious Life and Calling

    A Mysterious Life and Calling
    av Charlotte S. Riley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299306748

    A rare discovery, A Mysterious Life and Calling is the autobiography of Charlotte Levy Riley, who was born into slavery but after emancipation achieved a fulfilling career as a preacher in the South Carolina Conference of the African Methodist Episc…

  • Words of Witness

    Words of Witness
    av Angela A. Ards

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299305048

    A literary and political genealogy of the last half-century, Words of Witness explores black feminist autobiographical narratives in the context of activism and history since the landmark 1954 segregation case, Brown v. Board of Education. Angela A.…

  • Dear World

    Dear World
    av Kylie Cardell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299300944

    Where has the personal diary gone - and what forms has it taken - in the digital age? From the diary spaces of reality television and the how-to diary and its audience of self-helpers, in the emerging genre of the graphic diary or the online diaries…

  • Whispers of Cruel Wrongs

    Whispers of Cruel Wrongs

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299311841

    Harriet Jacobs's famous autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, includes her heartbreaking account of parting with her young daughter, Louisa, who had been taken away to the North by her white father. Here, Mary Maillard follows the th…

  • Livin' the Blues

    Livin' the Blues

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299135041

    Frank Marshall Davis was a prominent poet, journalist, jazz critic, and civil rights activist on the Chicago and Atlanta scene in the 1920s through 1940s. He was an intimate of Langston Hughes and Richard Wright, and an influential editor at the Chi…

  • How I Became a Human Being

    How I Became a Human Being
    av Mark O'Brien

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299184346

    In September 1955 six-year-old Mark O'Brien moved his arms and legs for the last time. He came out of a coma to find himself enclosed from the neck down in an iron lung, the machine in which he would live for much of the rest of his life. For the fi…