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of autobiographical writing entails a trust, an entrusting, a faithful
This period takes up the first half of Klein's work and is backed up by interviews with people who knew Lessing at the time, her own autobiographical writings about this time, and many of her works of fiction which seem to have an autobiographical bent to them (including the Children of Violence series and The Golden Notebook).
Articles included in volume 4 issue 3 (December 2002) are: "Girls with ADHD and Associated Behavioral Problems: Patterns of Comorbidity"; "An Interview with Albert Ellis about Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy"; "Counselor-Client Matching on Ethnicity, Gender, and Language: Implications for Counseling School-Aged Children"; "Parent Discipline Scale: Parental Discipline Styles as a Function of Transgressor Type"; "The Effect of Autobiographical Writing in the Subjective Well-Being of Older Adults"; "Psychology Training Regarding HIV/AIDS Revisited"; "Attachment Styles, View of Self, and Negative Affect"; "Young Females' Perceptions of the Impact of a Sexual Abuse Experience: A Focus Group Approach"; "An Interview with Sonia Nieto about Multiculturalism.
Having said that, let me add that I recognize his talent as a buoyant humorist and understand why some people like his brand of autobiographical writing.
Yet there was no lack of autobiographical writing by Victorian women who wanted in some way to voice their experience: Letters, diaries and journals, autobiographical fiction, memoirs, reminiscences, and recollections were all modes that could be made "both congenial to the writer and acceptable to the reader" by minimizing the "egotistical impulse.
In sections on aspects of commonwealth literature, autobiographical writing, aspects of empire, and creative works, they consider such matters as Gitanjali 100 years on: Tagore for today and for the future; growing up in Malta and empire influence; the view of elsewhere: Australia; His Natural Life and natural rights: an inquiry into philosophical, literary, and legal themes, and "A Season of Disillusion.
Following the award-winning title Laughing not Laughing, the latest fascinating anthology of autobiographical writing is called Even the Rain is Different and captures the diverse and often life-changing experiences of Welsh women living and working abroad.
As outlined in the introduction by Mererid Puw Davies, particular problems in conceptualizing women's autobiographical writing reside in the fact that it frequently does not fit criteria set by traditional male-defined autobiography, because of women's different social role.
Autobiographical writing or the life story is a major strand of narrative.
The book starts with two introductory chapters, one on the history of childhood and one on the development of autobiographical writing in what Dutch historians have come to call, 'egodocuments'.
She usefully distinguishes between the several forms of autobiographical writing Clifford employed, which earlier editors and critics have often conflated: the diary, which Clifford apparently kept all her life but of which we have only the years 1616, 1617, and 1619, and part of 1676 (the only segment in Clifford's own hand); annual summaries or "chronicles," of which we have the years 1603 and 1650 through 1675; and an autobiography, the "Life of Me," written in 1652-53, which reviews Clifford's life from conception to 1650.
With uncompromising integrity as an artist, Roth seeks to understand and to communicate the intricacy of identity, of aging and illness, and finally of an unexpected mercy discovered in autobiographical writing.
Furbank and Michel Foucault, this work examines patterns and structures of autobiographical writing.
Being For Myself Alone: Origins Of A Jewish Autobiography, deftly written by Marcus Moseley (Hebrew and Yiddish Literature teacher at New York University, Harvard University, and Johns Hopkins University) is an invaluable compendium of studies and analysis of the origins of Jewish autobiographical writing from the early modern period to the early twentieth century.
Thus Michael Sheringham's discussion of women's autobiographical writing resonates well beyond the contemporary predominance of this mode, and Leslie Hill's account of the polemical value and implications of ecriture feminine theory also has relevance for study of earlier periods.