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By Julie Rak

Auto/biography in Canada: severe Directions widens the sector of auto/biography stories with its refined multidisciplinary views at the concept, feedback, and perform of self, group, and illustration. instead of contemplating autobiography and biography as discrete genres with definable houses, and instead of targeting severe methods, the essays discover auto/biography as a discourse approximately identification and illustration within the context of diverse disciplinary shifts. Auto/biography in Canada appears to be like at how existence narratives are made in Canada .

Originating from literary stories, heritage, and social paintings, the essays during this assortment disguise subject matters that diversity from queer Canadian autobiography, autobiography and autism, and newspaper loss of life notices as biography, to Canadian autobiography and the Holocaust, gray Owl and authenticity, France Théoret and autofiction, and a brand new analyzing of Stolen Life, the collaborative textual content via Yvonne Johnson and Rudy Wiebe.

Julie Rak’s important “big photo” creation lines the background of auto/biography stories in Canada. whereas the participants chart disciplinary shifts occurring in auto/biography experiences, their essays also are a part of the continuing scholarship that's remaking how you can comprehend Canada.

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