Comparative Studies in Autobiography

Description: Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate students. Introduction to theories of autobiography and subjectivity and to genre of autobiography in literatures in French and English and across centuries. Topics include early modern approaches to self-writing, Rousseau and emergence of modern self, women's autobiography, postcolonial autobiography, cultural studies and turn to personal, fictions of self-representation, serial autobiography, and virtual selves. Theorists may include Georges Gusdorf, Philippe Lejeune, Paul de Man, Jacques Derrida, Helene Cixous, Michel Foucault, Pierre Bourdieu, and Toril Moi. S/U or letter grading.

Units: 5.0
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