Biography 43.1: International Year in Review & Annual Bibliography

We are excited to announce the publication of Biography 43.1, which features the International Year in Review and the 2018-2019 Annual Bibliography.

Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 1, 2020

https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/42876


International Year in Review

The International Year in Review is a collection of short, site-specific essays on the year’s most influential publications in life writing. This year’s collection includes entries from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Curaçao, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, the UAE, the UK, and the US.

“Life Writing When the World is Burning: The Year in Australia”

Kylie Cardell

“Books on Women, the Chancellor, and a Nobel Laureate: The Year in Austria”

Wilhelm Hemecker and David Österle

“Eakin and Santiago—Contributions to Life Writing Scholarship: The Year in Brazil”

Sergio da Silva Barcellos

“Fictions, Fantasies, and Thought Experiments: The Year in Canada”

Alana Bell

“Writing Cultural Celebrities: The Year in China”

Chen Shen

“El caminante Alfredo Molano: El año en Colombia”

Gabriel Jaime Murillo-Arango

“A Critical Biography of Former Prime Minister Miguel Pourier: The Year in Curaçao”

Rose Mary Allen and Jeroen Heuvel

“Changing Social Conditions—Changing Auto/Biography: The Year in Denmark”

Marianne Høyen

“Life Writing in Relational Modes: The Year in Estonia”

Leena Kurvet-Käosaar and Maarja Hollo

“Life Writing Genres on the Move: The Year in Finland”

Maarit Leskelä-Kärki

“’The Absolute Genre’: The Year in France”

Joanny Moulin

“De/Constructing Friedrich Hölderlin: The Year in Germany”

Tobias Heinrich

“Disappearing Worlds in Life Writing: The Year in Iceland”

Gunnthorunn Gudmundsdottir

“Bollywood Stars and Cancer Memoirs: The Year in India”

Pramod K. Nayar

“Scar Issues: The Year in Ireland”

Liam Harte

“Villains Between History and Literature: The Year in Italy”

Ilaria Serra

“Retelling the History of the Sengoku Period and the Era Name System: The Year in Japan”

Lu Chen

“Embodied Subjects of Victimization: The Year in Korea”

Heui-Yung Park

“Voices Against Disavowal, Obscurantism, and Exclusion: The Year in Lebanon”

Sleiman El Hajj

“Mujeres comunistas: El año en México”

Gerardo Necoechea Gracia

“The Land of Letter-Lovers: The Year in the Netherlands”

Monica Soeting

“Mass-Listening and the Diaspora: The Year in Puerto Rico”

Ricia Anne Chansky

“Pain, Resilience, and the Agency Memoir: The Year in South Africa”

Nick Mdika Tembo

“Giving Voice to Silenced Others: The Year in Spain”

Ana Belén Martínez García

“Biography of a Tolerant Nation: The Year in the United Arab Emirates”

Szidonia Haragos

“‘The strange and often alien world of the past’: The Year in the United Kingdom”

Tom Overton

“More Than Angry: The Year in the United States”

Leigh Gilmore


Annual Bibliography of Works about Life Writing, 2018–2019

Compiled by Janet J. Graham
The most comprehensive annotated survey of critical and theoretical work about life writing.

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