Biography

Biography 24.1, Winter 2001

Contents

Performing Identities

    Smith, Sidonie.
    Watson, Julia, 1945-
  • The Rumpled Bed of Autobiography: Extravagant Lives, Extravagant Questions
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    Subject Headings:
    • Autobiography.
    • Emin, Tracey, 1963- My bed [visual works]
    • Eggers, Dave. Heartbreaking work of staggering genius.
    Freiwald, Bina Toledo.
  • Becoming and Be/longing: Kate Bornstein's Gender Outlaw and My Gender Workbook
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bornstein, Kate, 1948- Gender outlaw: on men, women, and the rest of us.
    • Bornstein, Kate, 1948- My gender workbook: how to become a real man, a real woman, the real you, or something else entirely.
    • Gender identity.
    • Transsexuals -- Identity.
    Adams, Timothy Dow.
  • "Heightened by Life" vs. "Paralyzed by Fact": Photography and Autobiography in Norma Cantú's Canícula
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cantú, Norma Elia, 1947- Canícula: snapshots of a girlhood en la frontera.
    • Autobiography.
    • Photography.
    Deans, Jill R.
  • Performing the Search in Adoption Autobiography: Finding Christa and Reno Finds Her Mom
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    Subject Headings:
    • Billops, Camille, dir. Finding Christa [film]
    • Hatch, James Vernon, 1928-, dir.
    • Pilcher, Lydia Dean, dir. Reno finds her mom [film]
    • Adoption.
    • Autobiography.

Exploring Ethics

    Raoul, Valerie, 1941-
  • Women's Diaries as Life-Savings: Who Decides Whose Life is Saved? The Journals of Eugénie de Guérin and Elisabeth Leseur
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guérin, Eugénie de, 1805-1848 -- Diaries.
    • Leseur, Elisabeth, 1866-1914 -- Diaries.
    • Women -- France -- Diaries.
    Perreault, Jeanne Martha.
  • Chain Gang Narratives and the Politics of "Speaking For"
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    Subject Headings:
    • Burns, Robert Elliott. I am a fugitive from a Georgia chain gang.
    • Spivak, John L. Georgia nigger.
    • Convict labor -- Georgia.
    Couser, G. Thomas.
  • Genome and Genre: DNA and Life Writing
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    Subject Headings:
    • Biography.
    • DNA.
    • Wexler, Alice, 1942- Mapping fate: a memoir of family, risk, and genetic research.
    • Autobiography.

Narrating Nation

    Whitlock, Gillian, 1953-
  • In the Second Person: Narrative Transactions in Stolen Generations Testimony
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    Subject Headings:
    • Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. Bringing them home: report of the national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families.
    • Children, Australian aboriginal -- Institutional care.
    • Australian aborigines -- Government policy.
    • Reconciliation -- Political aspects -- Australia.
    Saul, Joanne.
  • Displacement and Self-Representation: Theorizing Contemporary Canadian Biotexts
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- Running in the family.
    • Marlatt, Daphne. Ghost works.
    • Kiyooka, Roy. Mothertalk: life stories of Mary Kiyoshi Kiyooka.
    • Wah, Fred, 1939- Diamond Grill.
    • Canadian literature -- 20th century -- Minority authors.
    Casteel, Sarah Phillips.
  • Eva Hoffman's Double Emigration: Canada as the Site of Exile in Lost in Translation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hoffman, Eva, 1945- Lost in translation: a life in a new language.
    • Canada -- Emigration and immigration.
    Porter, Roger J.
  • Autobiography, Exile, Home: The Egyptian Memoirs of Gini Alhadeff, André Aciman, and Edward Said
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    Subject Headings:
    • Alhadeff, Gini. Sun at midday: tales of a Mediterranean family.
    • Aciman, André. Out of Egypt: a memoir.
    • Said, Edward W. Out of place: a memoir.
    • Exiles -- Egypt -- Biography.



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