TITLE

Constituting and Preserving Self through Writing

AUTHOR(S)
Larson, Sidner J.
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures & Cul;2001, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of writing autobiography to the Native Indian author. By writing his own story, the author gained an understanding of his experiences, both good and bad. In addition, he had a chance to rethink his interpersonal relationships, particularly with his parents. In all, writing autobiography provided opportunities for the author to ground representation in some prior reality and intimately express his subjective experiences.
ACCESSION #
19348890

 

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