Table of contents for Teaching life writing texts / edited by Miriam Fuchs and Craig Howes.

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Acknowledgments	xi
Introduction	1
Miriam Fuchs and Craig Howes
Part I: Generic Approaches
Literary Studies
Introduction to World Narrative	23
Roger J. Porter
Slipping Away, Sliding Around: Teaching Autobiography 
 as-and Not as-History and Genre	32
Thomas R. Smith
Life Writing and Biographical Fiction: Contemporary 
 Teaching and Learning Strategies	38
David Houston Jones
Diaries and Diarists	45
Suzanne L. Bunkers
Teaching Travel Writing as Life Writing	53
Gary Totten
Teaching "The Lives of the Victorians": A Historical 
 Approach to Changing Conventions of Life Narrative	59
Alison Booth
Modernist American Literature and Life Writing	68
David Caplan
The Subject of Drugs	74
Martin A. Danahay
Sports Autobiographies and American Culture	81
James W. Pipkin
Writing the Self	91
John Mepham and Sarah Sceats
The Generic Instability of Contemporary Life Writing 
 in Canada	99
Gabriele Helms
A+BpB+A:Teaching Autobiographies and Biographies 
 in Pairs	107
Timothy Dow Adams
Biography, Oral History, Autobiography: A Graduate 
 Course	115
Craig Howes
Interdisciplinary Approaches
A Text of Their Own: Life Writing as an Introduction 
 to Undergraduate English Studies	122
Cynthia Huff
Teaching Rachel Calof's Story: Jewish Homesteader on 
 the Northern Plains	129
Kristine Peleg
Reading, Writing, Performing Life Writing: Multiple 
 Constructions of Self	135
Katrina M. Powell
"In My Life": Growing Up with the Beatles from 
 Liverpool to Abbey Road	143
Kenneth Womack
The Whole Picture: Using Nonliterary Forms of Artistic 
 Production to Teach Life Writing	151
Thomas J. D. Armbrecht
Life Writings as New Cultural Contexts for the Meanings 
 of Art and Artist	161
Julie F. Codell
Emblematic Sculptures: The Artwork of Felix 
 Gonzalez-Torres in the Life Writing Classroom	171
Frances Freeman Paden
A Graduate Seminar in Life Writing: Posing and 
 Composing Lives	180
Miriam Fuchs
Additional Resources for Teaching Life Writing Texts: 
 Generic Approaches	190
Part II: Cultural Approaches
Times and Places
The Many Voices of Creation: Early American 
 and Canadian Life Writing	195
Michael W. Young
Experiencing Collaborative Autobiography	201
Kathleen Boardman
Teaching Contemporary Australian Autobiography	208
Richard Freadman
Located Subjects	214
Gillian Whitlock and Kate Douglas
Life Writing in the New South Africa	221
Judith Lütge Coullie
An Undergraduate and Graduate Colloquium in Social 
 History and Biography in the Modern Middle East 
 and North Africa	233
Julia Clancy-Smith
Teaching Multicultural Life-History Writing Texts through 
 Technology's Third Space: Reflections on a University of 
 Washington-University of Asmara Collaboration	239
Sandra Chait and Ghirmai Negash
Ethnographic and Autoethnographic Approaches
No Indian Is an Island: On the Ethics of Teaching 
 Indigenous Life Writing Texts	252
Daniel Heath Justice
Women, Race, Reading, and Feeling: Postmemory in 
 Undergraduate Studies of Slave Narratives	260
Joycelyn K. Moody
Olaudah Equiano and the Concept of Culture	270
Sarah Brophy
Eastern European Oral Narratives of the Walled-Up Wife 
 and Their Retelling in Recent Life Writing Texts	277
Iulia-Karin Patrut
Discerning Diversity in American Lives	286
Joanne Karpinski
Reading and Writing Ethnography	292
Jeraldine R. Kraver
Close Encounters: (Re)Teaching Ethnic Autobiography 
 as Autoethnography	303
Gail Y. Okawa
Teaching Testimonio: A New, Ex-Centric Design Emerges	310
Arturo Arias
Gendered and Sexual Orientation Approaches
Anxiety of Choice: Teaching Contemporary Women's 
 Autobiography	318
Susannah B. Mintz
Teaching Jo Spence's Putting Myself in the Picture: 
 Pedagogy and Life Writing in and outside the University	327
Margaretta Jolly
Teaching Queer Lives	336
Georgia Johnston
Cultures of Life Writing	343
Trev Lynn Broughton
Illness and Disability Approaches
Quality-of-Life Writing: Illness, Disability, 
and Representation	350
G. Thomas Couser
Teaching Women's Depression Memoirs: Healing, 
Testimony, and Critique	359
Hilary Clark
What Do We Teach When We Teach Trauma?	367
Leigh Gilmore
Additional Resources for Teaching Life Writing: 
 Cultural Approaches	374
Life Writing Resources for Teachers	376
Miriam Fuchs, Craig Howes, and Stanley Schab
Notes on Contributors	383
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Biography -- Authorship.