Biography

Founded in Jan. of 1978, Biography is a quarterly journal published by the University of Hawaii Press. Its subject matter is literature. Stanley Schab is the Managing Editor, George Simson is the Founding Editor, Marie-Jose Fassiotto is the Reviewed Elsewhere Editor and Miriam Fuchs and Craig Howes are the Co-Editors.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 3, Summer

Autobiography from the Other Side: The Reading of Nazi Memoirs and Confessional Ambiguity
Usually when you agree to write a foreword. you do so because you truly care about the book: it's readable, the literary quality is high, you like or at least admire the author. This book, however, is the extreme opposite. Primo Levi, Foreword to...
Disarming Testimony: Speakers' Resistance to Readers' Defenses in Latin American Testimonio
In Latin American testimonio, speaking subjects narrate their own lives as part of an explicitly social and political project, crossing between life world and textual world in an attempt to invoke obligations and evoke actions on the part of readers....
Editor's Note
I thought this issue might be an appropriate one to say a word or two about the current editorial direction of Biography, and more specifically, how the journal is increasingly functioning as part of the ongoing activities of the Center for Biographical...