We welcome all scholarly discussions about the study of autofiction and other related forms of life narrative. You can use this space to post CFPs, share information related to the study of autofiction , and more.
The article focuses on aspects of gesture in Mikhail Shishkin’s novel “Taking Izmail” (“Vziatie Izmaila”, 1999). The concept of gesture is frequently evoked in search of an alternative to speaking and rational meaning, since gesture, as a figure of muteness by itself, signals the nonsensical in the text and its production problematising the very p…[Read more]
Shashi Bhusan Nayak started the topic What’s your story? Calling all Autofiction bloggers in the discussion Autofiction on Humanities Commons 1 year, 11 months ago
Whether you have reflections, thoughts on the field of autofiction as a whole, or a compelling narrative that is crying out for an audience, we want to hear from you. We want to use our social media platforms to encourage discussion within the broad community of autofiction.Part of encouraging that discussion is asking you all to contribute your…[Read more]
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As we at the Auto/Fiction continue to expand our online initiatives, we’d like to hear from you about how we can best use this platform. Do you have ideas for posts relevant to the autofiction community and discipline? Who should we talk to? Do you want to guest post for us? Let us know!
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This course covers autobiographical writings in Persian from premodern times to contemporary Iran. It reflects the emergence of autobiographical writing in the first days of Islam and an evolving sense of self, identity, and cultural cohesion, and then records transitions within the political/economic power structures in the geographical region.…[Read more]
Given on 23/11/2016 at Historical Materialism conference 2016