Auto/biography in Canada: serious Directions widens the sector of auto/biography reviews with its refined multidisciplinary views at the thought, feedback, and perform of self, group, and illustration. instead of examine autobiography and biography as discrete genres with definable homes, and instead of concentrate on serious techniques, the essays discover auto/biography as a discourse approximately id and illustration within the context of diverse disciplinary shifts. Auto/biography in Canada appears at how lifestyles narratives are made in Canada .
Originating from literary reports, heritage, and social paintings, the essays during this assortment hide issues that variety 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 by way of Yvonne Johnson and Rudy Wiebe.
Julie Rak’s worthy “big photograph” creation lines the historical past of auto/biography experiences in Canada. whereas the participants chart disciplinary shifts occurring in auto/biography stories, their essays also are a part of the continued scholarship that's remaking how one can comprehend Canada.