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Locating life stories : beyond east-west binaries in (auto)biographical studies

Author: Maureen Perkins; University of Hawaii at Manoa. Biographical Research Center.
Publisher: [Honolulu] : Published for the Biographical Research Center by the University of Hawai'i Press, ©2012.
Series: Biography monograph.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Perkins; University of Hawaii at Manoa. Biographical Research Center.
ISBN: 9780824837303 0824837304
OCLC Number: 794306401
Description: 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Never the twain : life writing's geographical context / Maureen Perkins --
Refusing the cultural turn : Amir Muhammad's politics of surfaces / Philip Holden --
Life writing and the making of companionable objects : reflections on Sunaryo's Titik Nadir / Kenneth M. George --
"These people are my people, these places are my places" : cultural hybridity and identity in South African artist David Kramer's oeuvre / Mathilda Slabbert --
Under new management : whiteness in post-apartheid South African life writing / Tony Simoes da Silva --
Martin Amis, mimetic contracts, and life writing pacts : a story about 9/11 / Craig Howes --
Hidden heroes : cultural interaction and nationalism in nineteenth and early twentieth century Hawaiian biographies / Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada --
Ethics, oral history, and interpreters in the Iraq War / Maria Faini --
"Don't write this" : researching provincial biographies in Indonesia / Gerry van Klinken --
Biography in the court room? Far from a final judgment / Peter Read --
Writing lives in exile : autobiographies of the Indonesian left abroad / David T. Hill --
Local boons : the many lives of family stories / Kirin Narayan --
The Jiwen of Shen Cheng for his daughter Azhen / Pei-yi Wu.
Series Title: Biography monograph.
Responsibility: edited by Maureen Perkins.
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