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. 25, No. 4, Fall

Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2001-2002.(bibliography)
There are more ways of seeing people than in the straitjacket of race, creed or whatever we mean by "civilisation." Variety is the name of the identity game-and a safer way to go than confrontation in the name of difference. --Amartya Sen ...
Cold Print: Professing Authorship in Anthony Trollope's an Autobiography.(Critical Essay)
Trollope's An Autobiography is an anomaly, a work of self-representation best known for its frank view of the literary marketplace: "Brains that are unbought will never serve the public much" (107). (1) Such disquieting candor has led critics to...
Editor's Note
In this issue you will not only see that the Reviewed Elsewhere feature has returned, with abstracts now closer to the time of the reviews' original publication, but also the latest installment of our Annual Bibliography of Life Writing. As I did...
Performing the "Unnatural" Life: America's First Gay autobiography.(Critical Essay)
The first known autobiography written in America by a self-described homosexual man appeared just over a century ago. The author, who was thirty years old when he published the autobiography in 1901, adopted the pseudonym Claude Hartland. A publisher...
Reviewed Elsewhere.(Bibliography)
Contributing editors Judith Coullie, Michael Fassiotto, Corey Hollis, Noel Kent, Gabriel Merle, Barbara Bennett Peterson, Forrest R. Pitts, and Bronwen Solyom provided the excerpts for this issue. Publications reviewed include Albion, American...