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“A Painted Lie”: Autobiography and Historical Memory

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter is about historical memory. It examines Clark’s attempts to construct his own historical legacy by myth-making and constructing fictive kinships, including falsifying consanguineous ... More


Ageing with disability: An introduction

Eva Jeppsson Grassman and Anna Whitaker

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents background and an introduction to the lifecourse- and ageing approach of the book. With focus on biography, ageing, and long lives with disability, the key questions of the book ... More


The Anarchist Wager of Sexual Emancipation in Argentina, 1900–1930

Laura Fernández Cordero and Geoffroy de Laforcade

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Adopting a gendered, relational approach to anarchist ideology and practice in Argentina during the heyday of the movement, this chapter analyzes dialogues and controversies between anarchist men and ... More


Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through the contextualized biography of a previously unknown African American immigrant to Africa, this book illuminates slavery and freedom in multiple parts of the nineteenth century Atlantic ... More


“Be an Other’s, Be an Other”: A Personal Perspective*

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

A biography of Yehuda Amichai and the arc of his life in poetry is interwoven with a discussion of autobiography and its role in lending Amichai's avant-garde lyric a deceptively simple impression.


A Biographer’s Life

Brain Boyd

in Stalking Nabokov

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158572
eISBN:
9780231530293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158572.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is the author's speech, delivered after he was awarded the Einhard Prize for Biography on March 17, 2001, in the medieval town of Seligenstadt, Germany. In his speech the author talks ... More


Biographical Interview with Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde [2011]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter provides excerpts from an interview that historian Dieter Gosewinkel conducted with Böckenförde in 2009–10, covering Böckenförde’s personal and intellectual biography, his relationship to ... More


Biographical structuring through a critical life event: parental loss during childhood

Gerhard Jost

in Biography and turning points in Europe and America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428608
eISBN:
9781447307655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428608.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Jost analyses how children cope with the loss of a parent during childhood and its lifelong consequences, as seen in the structuring of life stories. Jost argues that if we examine life events as ... More


Biographical Writing in Translation, or Variations on the Meaning of ‘Life’

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at the various types of biographical writing that form a substantial part of Koteliansky’s translation work. By reviewing these translations in the context of the modernist ... More


The Biography of Literary Vernacularization

Christian Lee Novetzke

in The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175807
eISBN:
9780231542418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175807.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Supplies the remembered biographical data and likely public memory of Chakradhar and Jnandev that help shape the context of the four chapters that follow. The chapter also argues that meaning coheres ... More


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