By Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf
Autobiographical writings were a big cultural style from antiquity to the current time. normal questions of the literary as, e.g., the relation among literature and fact, fact and fiction, the dependency of writer, narrator, and determine, or problems with person and cultural types etc., will be studied preeminently within the autobiographical style. but, the culture of life-writing has, during literary background, built manifold varieties and varieties. in particular within the globalized age, the place the media and different technological / cultural elements give a contribution to a swift transformation of existence, autobiographical writing has maintained, even greater, its attractiveness and significance. via conceiving autobiography in a large experience that incorporates memoirs, diaries, self-portraits, autofiction in addition to medial alterations of the style, this three-volume guide bargains a accomplished survey of theoretical ways, systematic features, and ancient advancements in a global and interdisciplinary point of view. whereas autobiography is generally thought of to be a eu culture, targeted emphasis is put on the modes of self-representation in non-Western cultures and on inter- and transcultural views of the style. the person contributions are heavily interconnected through a approach of cross-references. The guide addresses students of cultural and literary experiences, scholars in addition to non-academic readers.
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