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180. Stealing Lives: Appropriation, Hoaxes, Ownership

Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Grace, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing

Presiding: Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta

Julie Rak's Annotation:
Thanks to the presenters and the lively audience for a very informative session.

1. "'That Ain Me': Race and the Fake Memoir," Heidi Bollinger, Hostos Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. "Victim/Victor: Stalking the Subject of Life Writing," Molly Pulda, Univ. of Southern California

3. "The Biographical Novel: A Misappropriated Life or Truthful Fiction?" Michael Donald Lackey, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris

4. "Collaboration and Consent," Brian J. Norman, Loyola Coll.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Nonfictional Prose

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