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Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2005-2006

Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2005-2006 05-Wachter2006 12/12/06 2:22 PM Page 615 ANNUAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS ABOUT LIFE WRITING, 2005–2006 PHYLLIS E. WACHTER A persuasive case can be made for a causative link between exile and autobiography. This is, of course, partially comprised of the need to make sense of memories and experiences, to create—through the rationalizing force of narrative—coherence in the midst of the emotional turmoil and confusion of dislocation. —Sheila Boniface Davies and Georgina Horrell Situated between reality and imagination, human beings have the abil- ity to identify, misidentify, create, and destroy the very notion of iden- tity. If identity is this fluid, there needs to be a container. —Gerald Alan Powell, Jr. BOOKS Abarca, Meredith. Voices in the Kitchen: Views of Food and the World from Working-Class Mexican and Mexican-American Women. College Station: Texas A&M UP, 2006. Uses oral histories with her mother and other family members to address agency, subjec- tivity, and social change. Anderson, Monica. Women and the Politics of Travel, 1870–1914. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2006. Through works by Isabella Bird, Florence Dixie, and Kate Marsden, considers how travel literature reflected changing attitudes toward gender. Bagnall, Roger S., and Raffaella Cribiore. Women’s Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC–AD http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2005-2006

Biography , Volume 29 (4) – Feb 5, 2007

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05-Wachter2006 12/12/06 2:22 PM Page 615 ANNUAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS ABOUT LIFE WRITING, 2005–2006 PHYLLIS E. WACHTER A persuasive case can be made for a causative link between exile and autobiography. This is, of course, partially comprised of the need to make sense of memories and experiences, to create—through the rationalizing force of narrative—coherence in the midst of the emotional turmoil and confusion of dislocation. —Sheila Boniface Davies and Georgina Horrell Situated between reality and imagination, human beings have the abil- ity to identify, misidentify, create, and destroy the very notion of iden- tity. If identity is this fluid, there needs to be a container. —Gerald Alan Powell, Jr. BOOKS Abarca, Meredith. Voices in the Kitchen: Views of Food and the World from Working-Class Mexican and Mexican-American Women. College Station: Texas A&M UP, 2006. Uses oral histories with her mother and other family members to address agency, subjec- tivity, and social change. Anderson, Monica. Women and the Politics of Travel, 1870–1914. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2006. Through works by Isabella Bird, Florence Dixie, and Kate Marsden, considers how travel literature reflected changing attitudes toward gender. Bagnall, Roger S., and Raffaella Cribiore. Women’s Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC–AD

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Published: Feb 5, 2007

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