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. 32, No. 3, Summer

Between Candor and Concealment: Willa Cather and (Auto)biography
It has long been recognized that Willa Cather was a person who valued her privacy. She was indeed, in James Woodress's words, "obsessed" with it, and especially "wanted to be left alone" by strangers (141, 416). In the ripeness of her fame, her aversion...
Biographers' Bereavement and Other Factors in Inadvertent Deathbed Distortions: The Biography Deaths of Proust and Freud
When detailing the deaths of their subjects, biographers can be affected by factors that lead them inadvertently astray from their usual careful scholarship. The divergences of note here are those in which a more accurate description of the deathbed...
Editors Note
One of the ways that the Center for Biographical Research carries out its mission to advance the interdisciplinary and multicultural study of life writing is through its Biography Monograph Series. We're pleased to announce the publication of two new...