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. 28, No. 4, Fall

A Cultural Tourist in Romantic Germany: Henry Crabb Robinson as Nineteenth-Century Life Writer
I feel no ennui, for I find full employment in my Reminiscences, which make me live over again my very inactive and inert life; but it is still my life ... --(letter of 5 August 1851) There is an infinity of relations as well as of modes of viewing...
Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2004-2005
Yet, as students of many peoples and periods have found, trauma when it does happen--in individuals or groups--can be historically very revealing. Literally untold degrees of traumatization are suffered in silence, but when words are found to attempt...
Bawdy Bodies or Moral Agency? the Struggle for Identity in Working-Class Autobiographies of Imperial Germany
To put it simply: the masses must for ever remain the masses. There would be no culture without kitchen maids. --Heinrich von Treitschke, Politics 24 KITCHEN MAIDS HAVE A CULTURE, TOO In his autobiography Unterwegs. Eine Selbstbiographie [On...