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Acts of Narrative Resistance: Women's Autobiographical Writings in the Americas (New World Studies) Hardcover – October 1, 2009


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Product Details

  • Series: New World Studies
  • Hardcover: 216 pages
  • Publisher: University of Virginia Press (October 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813928621
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813928623
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,230,908 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Laura Beard's Acts of Narrative Resistance is a provocative and important intervention into theorizing women's autobiography in the Americas. Her comparative reading of Latin American women's life writing and Native Canadian narratives of the last three decades reframes theories grounded in the dominant Euro-American model and foregrounds hybrid autofictional forms such as the family saga, the testimonial, and metafiction. And Beard's focus on practice in and out of the classroom makes this study refreshingly useful for courses that take up resistance, whether in art or in life.

(Julia Watson, Associate Dean of Humanities, The Ohio State University)

About the Author

Laura J. Beard is Professor and Chair of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University.


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