European Journal of Life Writing




Beyond Endings. Past Tenses and Future Imaginaries


This international conference, organised by the Forum for Life Writing Research at the University of Münster, Germany, will take place from September 26th - September 28th, 2018. 

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Vol 7 (2018)

Table of Contents


How the Reader Matters. Autobiographies of Childhood for Young Readers PDF HTML
Helma Van Lierop 1-16
"I face a dark future". Letters from the Leprosy Archives, Bergen PDF HTML
Marie-Theres Federhofer 17-33
“Let me tell you my life in a song” On Autobiography and Begging in Broadside Ballads of the Blind PDF HTML
Karin Strand 34-52
"I have such sad news": Loss in Finnish North American Letters PDF HTML
Samira Saramo 53-71
“I am she who does not speak about herself”: The Impersonal Autobiography PDF HTML
Valérie Baisnée 72-89
“Written barracks.” On the Production and Circulation of Newsletters in the Internment Camps of Southwest France PDF HTML
Guadalupe Adámez Castro 90-110

Teaching Life Writing Texts in Europe

Teaching Life Writing Texts in Europe, Part II PDF HTML
Dennis Kersten, Anne-Marie Mreijen, Yvonne Delhey TL1-TL2
Conceptual Impasses: Strategies for Supporting Students in Life Narrative Courses PDF HTML
Laurie McNeill TL3-TL10
Complicating the Obvious: Teaching Life Writing at the University of Salzburg PDF HTML
Sarah Herbe TL11-TL14
Teaching Life as Story PDF HTML
Jane McVeigh TL15-TL28
Teaching Wikipedia Biography: An Experiment in Public History PDF HTML
Marijke Huisman TL29-TL43

Life Writing "from Below" in Europe

Life Writing "from Below" in Europe: Introduction PDF HTML
T. G. Ashplant LWFB1-LWFB9
Life Writing “from Below” in Europe: Authors, Archives, Avenues, Arenas PDF HTML
T. G. Ashplant LWFB10-LWFB48
Unlikely Documents? Exploring Finnish Nineteenth-Century Life Writing From Below PDF HTML
Anna Kuismin LWFB49-LWFB66
Life Writing from Below in France PDF HTML
Nathalie Ponsard LWFB67-LWFB79
Prison Letters: Spain Confronts Its Past PDF HTML
Martyn Lyons LWFB80-LWFB87

Creative Matters

Strong Room: Material Memories and the Digital Record PDF HTML
Jane Wildgoose, Roelof Bakker C1-C16

Reviews and Reports

Kenneth Womack’s Maximum Volume. The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin. The Early Years, 1926–1966 PDF HTML
Dennis Kersten R1-R5
Hisham Matar. The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between PDF HTML
Clare Brant R6-R8
Guadalupe Adámez Castro, Gritos de papel: las cartas de súplica del exilio español (1939–1945), Fabien Deshayes and Axel Pohn-Weidinger, L’Amour en Guerre: Sur les traces d’une correspondance Paris-Algérie, 1960–1962 PDF HTML
Martyn Lyons R9-R20
Sarah Herbe and Gabriele Linke (eds.). British Autobiography in the 20th and 21st Centuries PDF HTML
Jerome Boyd Maunsell R21-R26
Lucia Boldrini and Julia Novak, Experiments in Life-Writing: Intersections of Auto/Biography and Fiction PDF HTML
Patrick Hayes R27-R31
Sidonie Smith & Julia Watson, Life Writing in the Long Run PDF HTML
Marijke Huisman R32-R34
Jolande Withuis, Raadselvader. Kind in de Koude Oorlog (Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2018, 254 pp., ISBN 9789403106007). PDF HTML
Anneke Ribberink R35-R40