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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Autobiographical writing – Memory

The ‘Archivio Diaristico Nazionale’: an interview with Daniela Brighigni The Archivio Diaristico Nazionale was created in 1984 by Saverio Tutino, an Italian journalist from Milan who worked for ‘L’Unità’ and … Continue reading

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Autobiographical writing – Academia

 Oral history methodology in academic research by Andrea Hajek (University of Warwick) For a long time, oral history methodology has been criticized for its alleged unreliability. As Lynn Abrams puts … Continue reading

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Autobiographical writing – Critic’s corner

BookIdea Franco D’Intino, L’autobiografia moderna: storia, forme problemi, Rome: Bulzoni, 1998 by Stefano Bragato  What is autobiography? What makes a text an ‘autobiographical text’? Scholars seem to agree on one … Continue reading

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Autobiographical writing – Voices

Corrado Alvaro: the emblem of the twentieth-century diary by Gloria Maria Ghioni (University of Sassari) When looking at twentieth-century autobiographical writings, Corrado Alvaro can be a very fruitful case study. … Continue reading

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