Feminism and Autobiography: Texts, Theories, Methods

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Feminism and Autobiography

Texts, theories, methods

Edited by Tess Cosslett, Celia Lury and Penny Summerfield

London and New York

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures ix
  • Preface xv
  • Acknowledgements xvii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Genre 23
  • 1 - Enforced Narratives 25
  • Notes 37
  • 2 - From 'self-Made Women' to 'Women's Made-Selves'? 40
  • 3 - Textualisation of the Self and Gender Identity in the Life-Story 61
  • Bibliography 74
  • 4 - Extending Autobiography 76
  • Part II - Intersubjectivity 89
  • 5 - Dis/Composing the Subject 91
  • 6 - Spellbound 107
  • 7 - Our Mother's Daughters 128
  • Bibliography 140
  • 8 - Matrilineal Narratives Revisited 141
  • 9 - The Global Self 154
  • Part III - Memory 167
  • 10 - Subjects-In-Time 169
  • 11 - Memory Frames 183
  • 12 - Autobiographical Times 201
  • 13 - Circa 1959 220
  • Part IV - Autobiography Matters 239
  • 14 - Auto/Biography and the Actual Course of Things 241
  • Notes 246
  • 15 - Doing Sym/Bio/Graphy with Yasna 247
  • 16 - Bringing It Home 252
  • Index 257
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