Textual Intimacy: Autobiography and Religious Identities

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Given its affinity with questions of identity, autobiography offers a way into the interior space between author and reader, especially when writers define themselves in terms of religion. In his exploration of this "textual intimacy," Wesley Kort begins with a theorization of what it means to say who one is and how one's self-account as a religious person stands in relation to other forms of self-identification. He then provides a critical analysis of autobiographical texts by nine contemporary American writers--including ...

Textual Intimacy: Autobiography and Religious Identities 2012, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813932774

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Textual Intimacy: Autobiography and Religious Identities 2012, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813932767

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