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Indigenous Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 180

Indigenous Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-12-01
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  • Publisher: ANU E Press

In this absorbing collection of papers Aboriginal, Maori, Dalit and western scholars discuss and analyse the difficulties they have faced in writing Indigenous biographies and autobiographies. The issues range from balancing the demands of western and non-western scholarship, through writing about a family that refuses to acknowledge its identity, to considering a community demand not to write anything at all. The collection also presents some state-of-the-art issues in teaching Indigenous Studies based on auto/biography in Austria, Spain and Italy.

The Glass Castle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Glass Castle

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

Works on Paper
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 319

Works on Paper

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-31
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  • Publisher: Counterpoint

A collection of essays on the craft of biography and autobiography by the author of Basil Street Blues presents two volatile pieces on the ethics and values of nonfiction writing and continues with an examination of several contemporary biographers, discussions of his experiences, and a treatise on the role of fiction. 25,000 first printing.

Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Biography and Autobiography

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Writing Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

Writing Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Many of us have wanted to write a life-storybut have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning to write about your own family or research the life of a famous historical figure, this book will assist, advise and encourage you. The author looks at all aspects of writing biography and autobiography, including: the reasons for biographical writing; choosing your subject; identifying your audience; research methods; organising the information; and writing up your material. There are also sections on legal issues, copyright and finding a publisher.

The Missionary Lives
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 169

The Missionary Lives

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997
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  • Publisher: BRILL

"The Missionary Lives" is the first comprehensive literary examination of the biographies and autobiographies of Canadian missionaries at home and abroad.

Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 372

Toussaint L'Ouverture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1863
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Life-Writing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 76

Life-Writing

This text presents an introduction and a reference source of terms in the writing of biographies, autobiographies and related literature.

Biography & Autobiography, Grades 3-4
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 176

Biography & Autobiography, Grades 3-4

Provides lessons to help students recognize the biography and autobiography genres, develop vocabulary, learn reading strategies, practice writing skills, make grammar connections, use graphic organizers, and assess what they have learned.

Born to Run
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 528

Born to Run

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang: seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work. Born...