- Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2013–2014
Referencing British lecture tours by US authors from 1834 to 1904, identifies the construction of a performative, embodied, celebrity author.
Links therapists’ personal histories and career choices, through life studies of how forty practitioners coped with personal crisis.
Traces the cultural self-constructions of the Kabyle people from the early 1940s to the “Arab Spring.”
Rethinks philosophical and methodological issues of narrative and personal narrative research in the current digital landscape.
Addresses how the intersections of narrative and imagination shape and limit our experiences and relationships, specifically in relation to education, politics, and aging.
Connects experimentation in autobiographical works by Arab writers to rapid political changes over the past forty years.
Shows how imitations and transformation of Heloise’s epistolary discourse and persona in the late 1600s and 1700s, mainly by male writers, reflected and helped construct ideological expectations about the role of women. [End Page 974]
Analyzes constructions by South African Defence Force veterans of the meaning, legacy, and memory of the 1980s border conflicts.
Links identities, locations, and forms of inhabiting space in works by Sylvia Ashton-Warner, Janet Frame, Lauris Edmond, Fiona Kidman, Barbara Anderson, Ruth Park, and Ruth Dallas.
Disentangles narratives of Horn from historical sources, his own self-constructions, and descriptions by historians, writers, and filmmakers.
Translations of letters by crusaders and settlers sent from Asia Minor, Syria, and Palestine to the West in the high middle ages.
Compares the early, pseudonymous Holocaust narrative Häftling X: In der Hölle auf Erden (1946) to Wiesel’s Nacht (1963).
Analyzes documentary film as a system of signifying that can register complex theological ideas while its aesthetic embeds emancipation from oppression.
Bennett provides the first scholarly edition of Brief Lives since 1898; includes complete texts of the three manuscripts, a critical introduction, and extensive commentary.
Focusing on Pollack and Basquiat, identifies biopics’ narrative structures, images, and implications for popular art history.
Analyzes various kinds of photography and photographic systems as they impacted Proust’s visual imagination and reworking of the psychology of memory and seeing. [End Page 975]
Analyzes practices of individual and collective remembering in institutional and private settings during periods of political violence in Argentina.