Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives

Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives

By: Personal Narratives Group (author)Paperback

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This groundbreaking multidisciplinary and multicultural examination of women's oral and written documents offers rich insights into the ways that women's voices and life stories can inform scholarly research.

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Acknowledments Part One: Origins Origins: Personal Narratives Group Part Two: Context OConditions Not of Her Own MakingO Personal Narratives Group Liberating the Subject? Autobiography and OWomenOs HistoryO: A Reading of The Diaries of Hannah Cullwich Julia Swindells The Context of Personal Narrative: Reflections on ONot Either an Experimental DollO--The Separate Worlds of Three South African Women Shula Marks Dissonance and Harmony: The Symbolic Function of Abortion in ActivistsO Life Stories Faye Ginsburg WhatOs a Life Story Got to Do with It? Karen Brodkin Sacks Part Three: Narrative Forms Forms That Transform Personal Narratives Group Gender and Narrative Form in French and German Working-Class Autobiographies Mary Jo Maynes Poetry and Truth: Elisa von der ReckeOs Sentimental Autobiography Katherine R. Goodman Considering More than a Single Reader Elizabeth Hampsten Nineteenth-Century Black WomenOs Spiritual Autobiographies: Religious Faith and Self-Empowerment Nellie Y. McKay Personal Narratives, Dynasties, and WomenOs Campaigns: Two Examples from Africa Marcia Wright Transformative Subjectivity in the Writings of Christa Wolf Sandra Frieden WomenOs Personal Narratives: Myths, Experiences, and Emotions Luisa Passerini Part Four: Narrator and Interpreter Whose Voice? Personal Narratives Group OIOd Have Been a ManO: Politics and the Labor Process in Producting Personal Narratives Marjorie Mbilinyi OWhat the Wind WonOt Take AwayO: The Genesis of Nisa--The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman Marjorie Shostak The Double Frame of Life History in the Work of Barbara Myerhoff Riv-Ellen Prell Part Five: Truths Truths Personal Narratives Group Contributors Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780253205018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780253205018
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0253205018

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