Studies in Women’s Autobiography
Guest Editor: Rose Norman
Table of Contents
“‘that the pain not be wasted’: Audre Lorde and the Written Self” by Jeanne Perreault
“Shaping Women’s Lives” by Lynn Z. Bloom
“A Response to ‘Shaping Women’s Lives’” by Estelle Jelinek
Lynn Bloom Replies
“Examining the Acquisition of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Women Anthropologists as Autobiographers” by R. Victoria Arana
“The Autobiographical Occupation: Alice James’s Diary and the Decoration of Space” by Janet Varner Gunn
“Private Domains: Queen Victoria and Women’s Diaries” by Cynthia Huff
“A Note on Textual Concerns in the Journals of Mary Chesnutt” by Melissa Mentzer
“Self-Reflexivity in Women’s Autobiography: A Selected Bibliography” compiled by Suzanne L. Bunkers
“Selected Works in Russian Women’s Autobiography” compiled by Rebecca Hogan
A Poetics of Women’s Autobiography by Sidonie Smith (Indiana UP, 1987).
The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women’s Autobiographical Writings. Ed. Shari Benstock (U of North Carolina P, 1988).
Reviewed by Julia Watson
The Tradition of Women’s Autobiography: From Antiquity to the Present by Estelle C. Jelinek (Twayne Publishers, 1986). Reviewed by Suzanne L. Bunkers
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Ed. Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa. (Women of Color P, 1983). Reviewed by Julia Watson
Dis/Closures: Women’s Autobiography in German Between 1790 and 1914 by Katherine Goodman (Peter Lang, 1986). Reviewed by Judith Melton
Terrible Perfection: Women and Russian Literature by Barbara Heldt (Indiana UP, 1987). Reviewed by Rebecca Hogan
The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844. Ed. Paula Feldman and Diana Scott-Kilvert (Oxford UP, 1987). Reviewed by Rebecca Hogan
Family Memories: An Autobiographical Journey by Rebecca West. Ed. Faith Evans. (Viking, 1988). Reviewed by Mary Rose Sullivan
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