Testimony, Narrative and 'a Lived Life' single work   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Testimony, Narrative and 'a Lived Life'
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'Shifting the focus from the idea of the privileged individual and focusing on the representation of identity within autobiography and biography, allows for different kinds of writing and reading practices. From this viewpoint the telling of 'life stories' can be read as a 'testimony' to a lived life, and as a form of 'resistance' literature.' Texts can, then, be read as sites of resistance and, at the same time, can reflect our own reading processes.' (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y Balayi vol. 1 no. 1 January 2000 12169694 2000 periodical issue 2000 pg. 55-75
  • Appears in:
    y Identity and Justice : Conflicts, Contradictions and Contingencies Debbie Rodan , Brussels : Peter Lang , 2004 Z1207758 2004 single work criticism A critique of contemporary theorists of identity and justice, namely Habermas, John Rawls, and Lyotard, using fictional and autobiographical texts. Includes a discussion of Drusilla Modjeska's Poppy and Aboriginal women's life writing. Brussels : Peter Lang , 2004 pg. 105-126
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