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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Shaping Lives : Reflections on Biography
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* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:Australian National University, Humanities Research Centre , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Resisting Authority, Carole Ferrier , 1990 single work criticism (p. 102-109)
Inventing the Self : Oral History as Autobiography, Paula Hamilton , 1992 single work essay
Paula Hamilton discusses her involvement in collection of oral history, and reflects upon the impact of the interviewer on the the resulting life narrative. She emphasises that interviewing is collaborating in narrative production.
(p. 110-116)
Women's Life-Writing : Power and Alterity, Joy W. Hooton , 1992 single work criticism essay
Hooton considers feminist approaches to life writing and autobiographical theory.
(p. 117-132)
A Phantom at My Shoulder : The Final Draft of 'Charles Perkins : A Biography', Peter Read , 1992 single work criticism essay
Peter Read discusses his collaboration with Charles Perkins in the production of his biography of Perkins. Read comments on how their project was initiated and details Perkins reactions to, and requests for changes to, Read's manuscript. Read points out that the resultant text is reflective of Perkin's shifting, multivariant interpretations of his past.
(p. 155-170)
Biography, Psychobiography and Cultural Space, James Walter , 1992 single work criticism essay
James Walter surveys recent Australian life writing and comments on the debate regarding psychobiography, focusing on responses to Anson's biography of Bob Hawke. He asks whether the uneasiness which pychobiography provokes in Australia may be attributed to "the defensiveness of the colonial and neo-colonial past' (286).
(p. 260-286)

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