The Therapeutic Dimension of Autobiography
Guest Editor: Marilyn R. Chandler
Table of Contents
“From the Guest Editor” by Marilyn R. Chandler
“A Healing Art: Therapeutic Dimensions of Autobiography” by Marilyn R. Chandler
“The Therapeutic Journals of Joanna Field and Etty Hilesum” by John Woodcock
“Images of the Heart: Marguerite Duras’s Autobiographies” by Deborah Glassman
“The Narrowing Field: Memoirs of an Autobiography Writing Group” by Josephine Carson
Journal to the Self: Twenty-Two Paths to Personal Growth by Kathleen Adams (Warner Books, 1990).
One to One: Self Understanding Through Journal Writing by Christina Baldwin (M. Evans, 1977).
The New Diary: How to Use a Journal for Self-Guidance and Expanded Creativity by Tristine Rainer (J. P. Tarcher, 1978).
JourneyNotes: Writing for Recovery and Spiritual Growth by Richard Solly and Roseann Lloyd (Harper & Row, 1989).
Reviewed by Suzanne Bunkers
Recovering Literature’s Lost Ground: Essays in American Autobiography by James M. Cox (Louisiana State UP, 1989). Reviewed by Paul John Eakin
Writing a Woman’s Life by Carolyn Heilbrun (W. W. Norton, 1980). Reviewed by Carolyn E. Wedin
William Carlos Williams and Autobiography: The Woods of His Own Nature by Anne W. Fisher-Wirth (Pennsylvania State UP, 1989). Reviewed by Anne L. Bower
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