New articles, cluster and book review


On behalf of the editorial board of the European Journal of Life Writing, I am very happy to announce that the EJLW has published 4 new articles, the cluster 'Autobiography and Narrative Resilience' and a new book review.


Aneta Ostaszewska, ‘”I found what I had lost: myself”. Writing as a form of self-care in times of crisis.

Matthew Sutton, ‘The Burden of Racial Innocence: British-Invasion Rock Memoirs and the U.S. South’.

James Masterson, ‘America in Performance of 20th Century Identity and Individualism in Chrissie Hynde’s Reckless’.

Anita Raghunath, ‘I'm So Bored with the USA: Reflecting America in British Punk Memoirs of the 70s’.

Cluster: Autobiography and Narrative Resilience

Souhir Zekri Masson, ‘Autobiography and the Autobiographical Mode as narrative Resistances An Interdisciplinary Perspective’.

Rebecca Raitses: ‘A Harki History Lesson: Dalila Kerchouche’s Filiation Narrative Mon père, ce harki’.

Flora Roussel: ‘Story Telling: Writing the Body to Recall Life in Kanehara Hitomi’s Autofiction and Charlotte Roche’s Wrecked’.

Hadas Zahavi: ‘Toward a literary genre of “neither peace nor war”’.

Deborah de Muijnck, ‘Narrative, Memory and PTSD: A Case Study of Autobiographical Narration after Trauma’.

Michel-Guy Gouverneur, ‘Auster In? Auster Out: Life Writing as a Game? A novelist turns into an editor for the purposes of a unique experiment’.

Souhir Zekri Masson: ‘Autobiography through Anecdotes in Joe Pieri’s Isle Of The Displaced’.

Book review

T.G. Ashplant, 'Reviews of publications by Steven King, Florence Boos, and Rachel Woodward’s and K. Neil Jenkings’.