European Journal on Life Writing

Bibliography on Life Writing from Eastern Europe

The present bibliography is an attempt to bring together work on life writing from Eastern Europe. We welcome further references to national scholarship in the attempt to make more visible the Eastern European presence in life writing. The European Journal of Life Writing provides the ideal format for an open ended sharing of references to which all interested scholars in the field are invited to contribute.

Aarelaid, Aili, and Li Bennich-Bjoörkman. Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads. London: Routledge, 2012. Print.

—. Cultural Trauma and Life Stories. Helsinki: Kikimora, 2006. Print.

Anghelescu, Mircea. Literatura Autobiografică: Puşcăria la Români Note De Curs şi Antologie. [Autobiographical Literature: Prison Writings. Anthology and Course Notes]. Bucureşti: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti, 2008. Print.

—. Literatură şi biografie. [Literature and Biography]. Bucureşti: Editura Universal Dalsi, 2005.

Annuk, Eve. “In Search of an Autobiographical Room of Her Own: First Feminist Lilli Suburg (1841–1923) as an Autobiographer.” Aspasia. International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women's and Gender History 7 (2013): 1–18. Print.

—. “Letters as a New Approach to History: A Case Study of an Estonian Poet Ilmi Kolla (1933–1954).” NORA: Nordic Journal of Women's Studies 1 (2007): 6–20. Print.

—. Ilmi Kolla ja tema aeg: biograafilise lähenemisviisi võimalusi nõukogue aja kontekstis. [Ilmi Kolla and Her Time: The Possibilities of Biographical Approach in the Context of Researching the Soviet Period]. Tartu: Tartu UP, 2006. Print.

Avižienis, Jura. “Learning to Curse in Russian: Mimicry in Siberian Exile.” Baltic Postcolonialism: On the Boundary of Two Worlds: Identity, Freedom, and Moral Imagination in the Baltics. Ed. Violeta Kelertas. 6th ed. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006. 186–202. Print.

—. “Performing Identity: Lithuanian Memoirs of Siberian Deportation and Exile.” History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe: Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. 4th ed. Ed. Marcel Corniş-Pope and John Neubauer. Vol. 4. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins, 2010. 504–14. Print.

Bak, Janos. “Political Biography and Memoir in Totalitarian Eastern Europe.” Political Memoir: Essays on the Politics of Memory. George W. Egerton. London: F. Cass, 1994. 292–301. Print.

Balkelis, Tomas. “Ethnicity and Identity in the Memoirs of Lithuanian Children Deported to the Gulag.” Maps of Memory: Trauma, Identity and Exile in Deportation Memoirs from the Baltic States. Ed. Violeta Davoliūtė and Tomas Balkelis. Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, 2012. n. pag. Web.

—. “Lithuanian Children in the Gulag: Deportations, Ethnicity and Identity in Memoirs of Children Deportees, 1941–1952.” Lituanus 51.3 (2005): 40–75. Print.

Beitnere, Dagmāra. “Identitāte un pašreference dzīvesstāstā.” LZA Vēstis 5.59 (2005): 36–43. Print.

—. “Pretestības tēma dzīvesstāstos.” Kultūra un Vara. Raksti par valodu, literatūru, tradicionālo kultūru. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2007. 49–58. Print.

Bela-Krūmiņa, Baiba. “Dzīvesstāsti kā resurss sabiedrības izpētē: Nacionālās mutvārdu vēstures projekts.” Socioloģija Latvijā. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2010. 380–401. Print.

—. “Everyday Life, Power, and Agency in Turbulent Latvia: The Story of Otto Irbe.” Baltic Biographies in Historical Crossroads. Ed. Aili Aardelaid-Tart and Li Bennich-Björkman. London: Routledge, 2012. 37–52. Print.

—. “Relationship between Personal and Social: Strategies of Everyday Life in the Process of Radical Social Changes.” Pro Ethnologia 16 (2003): 9–19. Print.

—. Mēs nebraucām uz Zviedriju, lai kļūtu par zviedriem: mutvārdu vēstures pētījums. Rīga: Zinātne, 2010. Print.

Bela-Krūmiņa, Baiba, Māra Zirnīte, and Arnolds Podmazovs, comp. Letonikas kongress. Nacionālā mutvārdu vēsture. Reliģiskās idejas Latvijā. Rīga: LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūts, 2008. Print.

Bennich-Björkman, Li, and Aili Aarelaid. Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads. London: Routledge, 2012. Print.

Bērziņa-Reinsone, Sanita. “Stāsti par apmaldīšanos: priekšstati un skaidrojumi.” Platforma 2. Rīga: Zinātne (2004): 155–63. Print.

—. “Priekšstati par telpu apmaldīšanās stāstos.” Proceedings of 10th Annual Conference in Liepāja University: Aktuālas problēmas literatūras zinātnē. Liepāja: Liepāja University, 2005. 262–69. Print.

Besemeres, Mary. “The Family in Exile, between Languages: Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation, Lisa Appignanesi’s Losing the Dead, Anca Vlasopolos’s No Return Address.A/B: Auto/Biography Studies 19.1–2 (2004): 239–48. Print.

—. “Rewriting One’s Self in English: Milosz Translated by Milosz.” Translating One's Self: Language and Selfhood in Cross-Cultural Autobiography. Mary Besemeres. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2002. 65–85. Print.

Brešić, Vinko, ed. Autobiografije Hrvatskih Pisaca. [Autobiography in Croatian Literature]. Zagreb: AGM, 1997. Print.

—. Teme novije hrvatske književnosti. Zagreb: Nakladni zavod Matice hrvatske, 2001. Print.

Budrytė, Dovilė. “‘We Didn’t Keep Diaries, You Know’: Memories of Trauma and Violence in the Narratives of Two Former Women Resistance Fighters.” Lituanus 57.2 (2011): n. pag. Web.

—. “Experiences of Collective Trauma and Political Activism: A Study of Women ‘Agents of Memory’ in Post-Soviet Lithuania.” Journal of Baltic Studies 41.3 (2010): 331–50. Rpt. in Memory and Democratic Pluralism in the Baltic States – Rethinking the Relationship. Ed. Eva-Clarita Onken. London: Routledge, 2011. Print.

—. “Transnational Memory as Traveling Trauma: Lithuanian Traumatic Memory after World War II.” Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates. Ed. Erica Resende and Dovile Budryte. New York: Routledge, 2013. Print.

—. “War, Deportation and Trauma in the Narratives of Former Women Resistance Fighters.” Maps of Memory: Trauma, Identity and Exile in Deportation Memoirs from the Baltic States. Ed. Violeta Davoliūtė and Tomas Balkelis. Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, 2012. Print.

Buhanovska, Sintija. “Fakti un fikcija: totalitārisma literatūra un mūsdienu memuāri.” By Janīna Kursīte, et al. Kultūra un vara: raksti par valodu, literatūru, tradicionālo kultūru. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2007. 149–55. Print.

—. “Reliģija uz 1940.–1960. gadu fona: ieskats memuārliteratūrā.” Literatūra, folkloristika, māksla 732 (2008): 165–71. Print.

Bula, Dace. “Zvejnieku bērni: Pieredzes ceļi mangaļsalnieku atmiľu stāstos.” Letonica 16 (2007): 7–26. Print.

Cesereanu, Ruxandra. “Representations of the Gulag in the Romanian Detention Memoirs.” Echinox Journal 15 (2008): 7–15. Print.

—. Gulagul în Conştiinţa Românească: Memorialistica şi Literatura Închisorilor şi Lagărelor Comuniste: Eseu de Mentalitate. [The Gulag in the Romanian Consciousness: Diaries and Literature from Prisons and Communist Camps]. Ias¸i: Polirom, 2005. Print.

Corniş-Pope, Marcel. “Paul Goma: The Permanence of Dissidence and Exile.” The Exile and Return of Writers from East-Central Europe: A Compendium. Ed. John Neubauer and Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2010. 342–67. Print.

Cozea, Liana. Confesiuni ale Eului Feminin. [Women’s Confessional Writings]. Piteşti: Paralela 45, 2005. Print.

Crăciun, Camelia. “Monica Lovinescu at Radio Free Europe.” The Exile and Return of Writers from East-Central Europe: A Compendium. Ed. John Neubauer, and Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. 276–303. Print.

Danys, Milda. DP: Lithuanian Immigration to Canada after the Second World War. Toronto: Multicultural History Soc. of Ontario, 1989. Print.

Danytė, Milda [Danys, Milda]. “The Emigrant Experience: Contract Hiring of Displaced Persons in Canadian Domestic Employment, 1947–1950.” Lituanus 29.2 (1983): n. pag. Web. http://www.lituanus.org/1983_2/83_2_04.htm.

Daugirdaitė, Solveiga. “Travelling Women in Modern Lithuanian Literature.” New Women’s Writing in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe: Gender, Generation, and Identities. Ed. Rosalind Marsh. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2012. 220–37. Print.

Davoliūtė, Violeta. “‘We Are All Deportees.’ The Trauma of Displacement and the Consolidation of National Identity during the Popular Movement in Lithuania.” Maps of Memory: Trauma, Identity and Exile in Deportation Memoirs from the Baltic States. Ed. Violeta Davoliūtė and Tomas Balkelis. Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, 2012. n. pag. Web.

—. “Deportee Memoirs and Lithuanian History: The Double Testimony of Dalia Grinkevičiūtė.”Journal of Baltic Studies 36.1 (2005): 51–68. Print.

Dobos, István. “Stereotypes in Autobiographical Reading.” Neohelicon 32.1 (2005): 25–33. Print.

Duppé, Claudia. “Tourist in Her Native Country: Kapka Kassabova’s Street Without a Name.” Facing the East in the West: Images of Eastern Europe in British Literature, Film and Culture. Ed. Barbara Korte, Eva Ulrike. Pirker, and Sissy Helff. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010. 423–36. Print.

Elenkov, Ivan, and Daniela Koleva. “Historical Studies in Post-Communist Bulgaria: Between Academic Standards and Political Agendas.” Narratives Unbound: Historical Studies in Post-communist Eastern Europe. Ed. Sorin Antohi, Balázs Trencsényi, and Péter Apor. New York: Central European UP, 2007. 409–87. Print.

Epstein, Catherine. “The Production of ‘Official Memory’ in East Germany: Old Communists and the Dilemmas of Memoir-Writing.” Central European History 32.2 (1999): 181–201. Print.

Esbenshade, Richard S. “Remembering to Forget: Memory, History, National Identity in Postwar East-Central Europe.” Representations 49.1 (1995): 72–96. Print.

Eyal, Gil. “Identity and Trauma: Two Forms of the Will to Memory.” History and Memory 16.1 (2004): 5–36. Print.

Farkas, Zita. “The Articulation of Lesbian Identities through the Paradigm of Visibility and Invisibility in the Hungarian Context.” Proceedings of the UK Postgraduate Conference in Gender Studies, June 2122, 2006: Thinking Gender – the Next Generation. Leeds: U of Leeds, n.d. Web. http://www.gender-studies.leeds.ac.uk/assets/files/epapers/epaper32-zita-farkas.pdf.

Garda-Rozenberga, Ieva, and Baiba Bela. “The Link between Real-Life Experiences and the Latvian Literary Ballad.” Singing the Nations: Herder’s Legacy. Ed. Dace Bula and Sigrid Rieuwerts. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2008. 309–16. Print.

Garda-Rozenberga, Ieva, and Mara Zirnite, eds. Oral History: Migration and Local Identities. Riga: Latvian Oral History Researchers Association Dzivesstasts, 2011. Print.

Garda-Rozenberga, Ieva. “Folkloras stāstījumi par policistiem.” Platforma III. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2007. 179–88. Print.

—. “Padomju totalitārās sistēmas diskurss Zviedrijas latviešu dzīvesstāstos.” Kultūra un vara: raksti par valodu, literatūru, tradicionālo kultūru. By Janīna Kursīte, et al. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2007. 74–82. Print.

—. “Personīgās pieredzes stāsti 20./21. gadsimta folkloristikā: žanrs un evolūcija.” Aktuālas problēmas literatūras zinātnē 14 (2009): 209–16. Print.

—. “Personīgās pieredzes stāsti mūsdienu folkloras aspektā: Alsungas piemērs.” Letonica 14 (2006): 58–76. Print.

—. “Personisko stāstījumu teicēji Alsungas novadā 21 gadsimtā.” Letonica. 21 (2011): 49–64. Print.

—. “Pretstatījumi kā pētījuma modelis suitu dzīvesstāstos.” LZA Vēstis 5.59 (2005): 30–35. Print.

—. Dzīvesstāsts un pašapziņa. Mutvārdu vēsture Latvijā. Riga: Latvian Oral History Researchers Association Dzivesstasts, 2012. Print.

Goldsworthy, Vesna. “The Present of Intimacy: My Very Public Private Life.” Biography 34.1 (2011): 1–10. Print.

Górny, Maciej. “From the Splendid Past into the Unknown Future: Historical Studies in Poland after 1989.” Narratives Unbound: Historical Studies in Post-Communist Eastern Europe. Ed. Sorin Antohi, Balázs Trencsényi, and Péter Apor. New York: CEU/Central European UP, 2007. 101–49. Print.

Hellbeck, Jochen. Revolution on My Mind: Writing a Diary under Stalin. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2006. Print.

Hinrikus, Rutt. “How to Remember? The Social Framework of Reinhold Mirk’s Reminiscences of War.” Soldiers of Memory: World War II and Its Aftermath in Estonian Post-Soviet Life Stories. Ed. Ene Kõresaar. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. 297–316. Print.

Holban, Ioan. Literatura Subiectivă: Jurnalul Intim, Autobiografia Literarā. [Subjective Literature: The Personal Diary, Autobiographical Literature]. Bucureşti: Minerva, 1989. Print.

Hollo, Maarja. “Nostalgia and Redemption in Bernhard Kangro’s Joonatan Novels.” Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma. Ed. Gabriele Rippl et al. Toronto: Toronto UP, 2013. 279–96. Print.

Ivić, Nenad i Andrea Zlatar, ur. Autobiografija, taj nemogući žanr. [Autobiography as an Impossible Genre]. Spec. issue of Gordogan, časopis za književnost i sva kulturna pitanja. 18–19 (1997–1998): 43–33. Print.

Jaago, Tiiu. “Cultural Borders in an Autobiographical Narrative.” Folklore 52 (2012): 15–38. Print.

—. “Negotiating Place Identity in Life Stories from the Viewpoint of the Multiculturalism.” Ethnologia Fennica: Finnish Studies in Ethnology 38 (2011): 96–111. Print.

—. “One Area, Several Cultural Spaces: Comparative Analysis of Stories as the Basis of Local Identity.” Cultural Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Folklore and Popular Culture 10 (2011): 23–43. Print.

Jambrešić Kirin, Renata, and Maja Povrzanović, eds. War, Exile, Everyday Life: Cultural Perspectives. Zagreb: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, 1996. Print.

Jerzak, Katarzyna, and Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. “Life in Translation: Exile in the Autobiographical Works of Kazimierz Brandys and Andrzej Bobkowski.” The Exile and Return of Writers from East-Central Europe: A Compendium. Ed. John Neubaue and Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2009. 400–15. Print.

Jõesalu, Kirsti, and Enne Kõresaar. “Working through Mature Socialism: Private and Public in the Story of an Estonian Industry Manager.” Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads. Ed. Li Bennich-Björkman and Aili Aarelaid. London: Routledge, 2012. 68–85. Print.

Jõesalu, Kirsti, and Raili Nugin. “‘The Right to Happiness.’ Echoes of Soviet Ideology in Biographical Narratives.” Berliner Osteuropa-info 23 (2005): 91–99. Print.

—. “Reproducing Identity Through Remembering: Cultural Texts on the Late Soviet Time.” Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore 51 (2012): 15–48. Print.

—. “The Meaning of ‘Late Socialism’: Analyzing Estonians’ Post-communist Memory Culture.” Asia Europe Journal: Intercultural Studies in the Social Sciences and Humanities 8.3 (2010): 293–303. Print.

Jolluck, Katherine R. Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union During World War II. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2002. Print.

Kaprāns, Mārtiņš, and Vita Zelče. “Vēsturiskie cilvēki un viņu biogrāfijas. Viktora Arāja curriculum vitae Latvijas Valsts vēstures arhīva materiālos.” Latvijas Arhīvi 3 (2009): 166–93. Print.

Kaprāns, Mārtiņš. “Between Improvisation and Inevitability: The Soviet Era in the Memoirs of Latvian Former Soviet Officials.” Journal of Baltic Studies (2014).

—. “Constructing Generational Identity in Post-Communist Autobiographies: The Case of Latvia.” Life Writing Matters in Europe. Ed. Marijke Huisman, Anneke Ribberink, Monica Soeting, and Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. 259–77. Print.

—. “Normalizing the Cold War Habitus: How Latvian Autobiographers Cope with Their Soviet-Time Experience.” The Baltic Sea Region and the Cold War. Ed. Kaarel Piirimäe and Olaf Mertelsmann. Vol. 3. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2012. 261–77. Print. Tartu Historical Studies.

—. “Outlining the Soviet Generations in Latvian Post-Communist Autobiographies.” Art History and Criticism 6 (2010): 108–14. Print.

—. “Retrospective Anchoring of the Soviet Repressive System: The Autobiographies of the Latvian Intelligentsia.” Between Fear and Freedom: Cultural Representations of the Cold War. Ed. Kathleen Starck. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 193–206. Print.

—. “Social Commentary as Biographical Work: Post-Communist Autobiographies in Latvia.” Auto/Biography Studies 25.2 (2010): 249–63. Print.

—. “Padomju pieredzes (re)konstrukcija biogrāfiskajos vēstījumos: Latvijas lokālās preses analīze (1995–2005).” Latvijas Arhīvi 1 (2009): 162–94. Print.

—. “Then and Now: Comparing the Soviet and Post-Soviet Experience in Latvian autobiographies.” Satori: Interneta žurnāls (2009): n. pag. Web. http://www.satori.lv/raksts/3114.

—. “Bišu māte ar primitīvu dvēseli: Kārļa Ulmaņa fokalizēšana Edvarta Virzas monogrāfijā ‘Kārlis Ulmanis’.” Agora. Ed. Vita Zelče et. al. Vol. 6. Rīga: Zinātne, 2007. 303–22. Print.

Kenéz, Péter. “Autobiography and History.” Hungarian Studies 20.2 (2006): 223–31. Print.

Kirss, Tiina, and Rutt Hinrikus, eds. Estonian Life Stories. Budapest: Central European UP, 2009. Print.

Kirss, Tiina, Ene Kõresaar, and Marju Lauristin, eds. She Who Remembers Survives: Interpreting Estonian Women’s Post-Soviet Life Stories. Tartu: Tartu UP, 2004. Print.

Kirss, Tiina. “Survivorship in the Eastern Exile: Estonian Women’s Life Narratives of the 1941 and 1949 Siberian Deportations.” Journal of Baltic Studies 36.1 (2005): 13–38. Print.

—. “Three Generations of Estonian Women: Selves, Lives, Texts.” She Who Remembers Survives: Interpreting Estonian Women's Post-Soviet Life Stories. Ed. Ene Kõresaar, Marju Lauristin, and Tiina Kirss. Tartu: Tartu UP, 2004. 112–43. Print.

—. “When is the War Over? Ylo-Vesse Velvelt’s Life Story and Surviving the ‘Czech Hell.’” Soldiers of Memory: World War II and Its Aftermath in Estonian Post-Soviet Life Stories. Ed. Ene Kõresaar. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. 365–83. Print.

Ķīlis, Roberts. Atmiņa un vēsture no antropoloģijas līdz psiholoģijai. Rīga: N.I.M.S., 1998. Print.

Kõresaar, Ene and Tiiu Jaago. “(Re)constructing Conflict and Dialogue: Resistance and Apaptation in Soviet Estonia from Biographical and Text Analytical Perspectives.” Anthropology of History Yearbook 2.1(2) (2012): 143–61. Print.

Kõresaar, Ene, ed. Soldiers of Memory: World War II and Its Aftermath in Estonian Post-Soviet Life Stories. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Print.

—. “Boris Takk – the Ambiguity of War in a Post-Soviet Life Story.” Soldiers of Memory: World War II and Its Aftermath in Estonian Post Soviet Life Stories. Ed. Ene Kõresaar. New York: Rodopi, 2011. 343–63. Print.

—. Elu ideoloogiad: kollektiivne mälu ja autobiograafiline minevikutülgendus eestlaste elulugudes. [Ideologies of Life: Collective Memory and Autobiographical Meaning-making of the Past in Estonian Life Stories]. Tartu: Eesti Rahva Muuseum, 2005. Print.

Kõvamees, Anneli. “The Construction of Italy in Soviet Travelogues.” Interlitteraria 18.2 (2013): X–XX. Print.

Kreituse, Ilga, and Sandra Ieviņa. “Atmodas perioda atmiņas kā vēstures avots.” Latvijas Vēsture 3.39 (2000): 55–67. Print.

Krogzeme-Mosgorda, Baiba. Atmiņu albumu tradīcija latviešu skolēnu kultūrā. Rīga: LU Literatūras, folkloras un mākslas institūts, 2013. Print.

Krūmiņa, Maija. “Nacionālais Mutvārdu vēstures krājums kā avots Otrā pasaules kara bēgļu izceļošanas motivācijas pētniecībā.” Latvijas Vēsture 3 (2011): 43–55. Print.

Krūmiņa-Koņkova, Solveiga, and Māra Zirnīte, comp. Kultūras identitātes dimensijas. Rīga: FSI, 2011. Print.

Kruuspere, Piret. “Estonian Memory Theatre of the 1990’s: Emotional Scale from Fear to Laughter.” Nordic Theatre Studies 21 (2009): 89–97. Print.

—. “Merle Karusoo’s Memory Theatre.” Interlitteraria 7.2 (2002): 267–89. Print.

Kursīte, Janīna, comp. Suitu identitāte. Rīga: LU Apgāds, 2005.

Kursīte, Janīna, and Jolantas Stauga, comp. Vārkava: tradicionālā kultūra un mūsdienas. Rīga: Madris, 2008. Print.

Kurvet-Käosaar, Leena, ed. Omaeluloolisus Eesti Kultuuriloos. [The Role of Life Writing in Estonian Culture]. Spec. Issue of Methis. Studia Humaniora Estonica, 4.5–6 (2010). Print.

—. “Voicing Trauma in the Deportation Narratives of Baltic Women.” Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma. Ed. Gabriele Rippl, Philipp Schweighauser, Therese Steffen, Tiina Kirss, and Margit Sutrop. Toronto: U of Toronto, 2013. 129–51. Print.

—. “‘Who knows, will I ever see you again,’ said the one-eyed duck.” Reflections on a Soviet Childhood in Leelo Tungal’s Life Writing. Prose Studies 35.1 (2013): 124–38. Print.

—. “Vulnerable Scriptings: Approaching Hurtfulness of the Repressions of the Stalinist Regime in the Life-writings of Baltic Women.” Gender and Trauma: Interdisciplinary Dialogues. Ed. Fatima Festić. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012. 89–114. Print.

—. “An Anthology of Lives: Jaan Kross's Kallid Kaasteelised and Estonian Memorial Culture.” Life Writing Matters in Europe. Ed. Marijke Huisman, Anneke Ribberink, Monica Soeting, and Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. 279–93. Print.

—. “The Situation of Translation/ Translation Situation in Käbi Laretei’s Life-Writing.” Biography 32.1 (2009): 137–47. Print.

—. Embodied Subjectivity in the Diaries of Virginia Woolf, Aino Kallas and Anaȉs Nin. Tartu: Tartu UP, 2006. Print.

—. “Imagining a Hospitable Community in the Deportation and Emigration Narratives of Baltic Women.” Women's Life-Writing and Imagined Communities. Ed. Cynthia Huff. London: Routledge, 2005. 59–78. Print.

Laanes, Eneken. “Anecdotalization of Memory in Jaan Kross’ Paigallend.” Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma. Ed. Gabriele Rippl, Philipp Schweighauser, Tiina Kirss, Margit Sutrop, and Therese Steffen. Toronto: Toronto UP, 2013. 187–210. Print.

Lazda, Mara. “Women, Nation, and Survival: Latvian Women in Siberia 1941–1957.” Journal of Baltic Studies 36.1 (2005): 1–12. Print.

Lebow, Katherine. “The Conscience of the Skin: Interwar Polish Autobiography and Social Rights.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 3.3 (2012): 297–319. Print.

Leinartė, Dalia. “Lithuanian Women and Lithuanian Men in Soviet Exile: Living Through Trauma.” Maps of Memory: Trauma, Identity and Exile in Deportation Memoirs from the Baltic States. Ed. Violeta Davoliūtė and Tomas Balkelis. Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, 2012. n. pag. Web.

—. Adopting and Remembering Soviet Reality: Life Stories of Lithuanian Women, 1945–1970. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010. Print.

Lie, Suzanne Stiver, Lynda Malik, Ilvi Joe-Cannon, and Rutt Hinrikus, eds. Carrying Linda’s Stones: An Anthology of Estonian Women’s Life Stories. Tallinn: Tallinn UP, 2006. Print.

Liljeström, Marianne. Useful Selves: Russian Women's Autobiographical Texts from the Postwar Period. Helsinki: Kikimora Publications, 2004. Print.

Luca, Ioana. “A Travelling Self with No Return Address: Anca Vlasopolos.” Mobile Narratives: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation. Ed. Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor, and Jopi Nyman. Routledge, 2013. 251–65. Print.

—. “Communism: Intimate Publics.” Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 34.1 (2011): 70–82. Print.

—. “Between Two Worlds: Andrei Codrescu’s The Hole in the Flag: A Romanian Exile's Story of Return and Revolution.Auto/Biography and Mediation. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag UP, 2010. 271–86. Print.

—. “Leaves from the Motherbook: Susan Suleiman’s Journey into Unforgetting.” Prose Studies 31.3 (2009): 267–79. Print.

—. “Post-Communist Life Writing and the Discourses of History: Vesna Goldsworthy’s Chernobyl Strawberries.” Rethinking History 13.1 (2009): 83–97. Print.

Manolescu, Ion. Literatura Memorialistică: Radu Petrescu, Ioan D. Sîrbu, N. Steinhardt. [Autobiographical Literature: Radu Petrescu, Ioan D. Sîrbu, N. Steinhardt]. Bucureşti: Humanitas, 1996. Print.

Markelis, Daiva. “Talking through Letters: Collaborative Writing in Early Lithuanian Immigrant Life.” Written Communication 20.2 (2003): 153–69. Print.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The editors would like to thank Mārtiņš Kaprāns, Pawel Rodak, Jelena Šesnić, Audronė Raškauskienė and Zoltán Z. Varga for their help with the current bibliography

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