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The Resource The limits of autobiography : trauma and testimony, Leigh Gilmore

The limits of autobiography : trauma and testimony, Leigh Gilmore

Label
The limits of autobiography : trauma and testimony
Title
The limits of autobiography
Title remainder
trauma and testimony
Statement of responsibility
Leigh Gilmore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Memoirs in which trauma take a major - or the major - role challenge the limits of autobiography. The author presents a series of "limit-cases"--Texts that combine various elements including autobiography and fiction, and demonstrates how and why their authors swerve from formal constraints
Cataloging source
DLC
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1959-
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Gilmore, Leigh
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • American prose literature
  • Autobiography
  • English prose literature
  • Autobiographical fiction
  • First person narrative
  • Self in literature
  • Winterson, Jeanette
  • Kincaid, Jamaica
  • Allison, Dorothy
  • Gilmore, Mikal
  • Winterson, Jeanette
  • Kincaid, Jamaica
  • Allison, Dorothy
  • Gilmore, Mikal
  • Gilmore, Mikal
Label
The limits of autobiography : trauma and testimony, Leigh Gilmore
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Represent yourself -- Bastard testimony : illegitimacy and incest in Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina -- There will always be a father : transference and the auto/biographical demand in Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the heart -- There will always be a mother : Jamaica Kincaid's serial autobiography -- Without names : an anatomy of absence in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the body
Control code
ocm44593973
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 163 p.
Isbn
9780801486746
Lccn
00010238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780801486746
Label
The limits of autobiography : trauma and testimony, Leigh Gilmore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Represent yourself -- Bastard testimony : illegitimacy and incest in Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina -- There will always be a father : transference and the auto/biographical demand in Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the heart -- There will always be a mother : Jamaica Kincaid's serial autobiography -- Without names : an anatomy of absence in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the body
Control code
ocm44593973
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 163 p.
Isbn
9780801486746
Lccn
00010238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780801486746

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