Rethinking Autobiography

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for COMPLIT 702.


A presentation of the lively debates on autobiography currently underway - theorisations of the self and the writing and construction of the self; women’s autobiography; postcolonial autobiography - illustrated in a wide variety of autobiographical texts (including letters, diaries, memoirs, confessions, poetry, short stories, novels and video) from ancient and modern Europe, Asia and the Pacific.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for COMPLIT 702.

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Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023




COMPLIT 702: 30 points