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How our lives become stories : making selves

Author: Paul John Eakin
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Informed by literary, scientific, and experiential concerns, Eakins enhances our knowledge of the complex forces that shape identity, and confronts the equally complex problems that arise when we  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eakin, Paul John.
How our lives become stories.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607248137
Online version:
Eakin, Paul John.
How our lives become stories.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)629854689
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul John Eakin
ISBN: 0801436591 9780801436598 0801485983 9780801485985
OCLC Number: 41273058
Description: xii, 207 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Registers of self --
Relational selves, relational lives : autobiography and the myth of autonomy --
Storied selves : identity through self-narration --
"The unseemly profession" : privacy, inviolate personality, and the ethics of life writing.
Responsibility: Paul John Eakin.

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"Rethinking what he calls 'registers of self and self-experience,' Paul John Eakin once again offers new and necessary work in autobiography studies. A most accessible and engaging book, How Our Read more...

 
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