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  1. Week 1: Introduction (Elise Hugueny-Léger) 33 items
    1. Set reading: 3 items
      1. The Autobiographical Pact - Philippe Lejeune

        Chapter 

    2. Further recommended reading on autobiography and autofiction: 20 items
      1. Contesting childhood: autobiography, trauma, and memory - Kate Douglas 2010

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      2. The ethics of life writing - Paul John Eakin 2004

        Book 

      3. Touching the world: reference in autobiography - Paul John Eakin 1992

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      4. Autofiction: a brief history of a neologism - Elizabeth Jones

        Chapter  Digitised.

      5. On Autobiography - Philippe Lejeune, Katherine M. Leary (trans.) 1989

        Book 

      6. On Diary - Philippe Lejeune 2009

        Book 

      7. Metaphors of self - James Olney 1971

        Book 

      8. French autobiography: devices and desires : Rousseau to Perec - Michael Sheringham 1993

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      9. Reading autobiography: a guide for interpreting life narratives - Sidonie Smith, Julia Watson 2010

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    3. Marguerite Duras, The Lover: 5 items
      1. The Lover (L'amant) - Jean-Jacques Annaud 2001 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. The lover - Marguerite Duras, (trans.) Barbara Bray 2006

        Book 

      3. Marguerite Duras: apocalyptic desires - Leslie Hill 1993

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

    4. Further reading on feminist strategies (life-writing and visual arts): 5 items
  2. Week 2: Autobiography in painting and in writing: the works of Frida Kahlo (EH-L) 9 items
    1. Set reading: 1 item
      1. The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate self-portrait - Frida Kahlo, Sarah M. Lowe (ed.), Carlos Fuentes (ed.) 1995

        Book  2 copies of the 2005 edition are also available in the library at classmark: ND259.K2L7G05

    2. Further recommended reading on Frida Kahlo: 8 items
      1. Frida Kahlo - Emma Dexter, Tanya Barson 2005

        Book 

      2. Frida Kahlo - Gisèle Freund 2013

        Book 

      3. Frida Kahlo - Frank Milner 1995

        Book 

      4. Frida Kahlo: a biography - Claudia Schaefer 2008

        Book 

  3. Week 3: The self as artistic and ludic creation: Sophie Calle (EH-L) 10 items
    1. Set reading: 2 items
      1. Leviathan - Paul Auster 2011

        Book 

      2. Double game - Sophie Calle, Paul Auster 1999

        Book 

    2. Further recommended reading: 8 items
      1. The invention of solitude - Paul Auster 2005

        Book 

      2. Sophie Calle - Jean Baudrillard 2009

        Book 

      3. Exquisite pain - Sophie Calle 2004

        Book 

      4. No Sex Last Night / Double-Blind - Sophie Call, Greg Shephard 1992

        Audio-visual document 

      5. Maria, Myself and I - Julie Martin 9th July 2000

        Article 

  4. Week 4: Filmic Autobiography: Agnès Varda, The Beaches of Agnès (EH-L) 10 items
    1. Set watching and reading: 2 items
      1. The beaches of Agnès - Agnès Varda 2010 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Further recommended reading: 8 items
      1. Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse/ The Gleaners and I - Agnès Varda 2000 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

  5. Week 5, 8 and 9. Autobiography and photography: theory and practice (Ricardo Fernandez): 47 items
    1. Set reading: 4 items
      1. Roland Barthes - Roland Barthes, Richard Howard (trans.) 1994

        Book  2010 edition also available in the library at classmark: PQ2603.A55Z5H7

      2. Nadja - André Breton, Richard Howard (trans.) 1999

        Book 

      3. On photography - Susan Sontag 1979

        Book 

    2. Further recommended reading on photography: 5 items
      1. Thinking photography - Victor Burgin 1982

        Book 

      2. Formations of fantasy - Victor Burgin, James Donald, Cora Kaplan 1986

        Book 

      3. The optical unconscious - Rosalind E. Krauss 1993

        Book 

    3. Further recommended reading on photography, memory and autobiography: 9 items
    4. Further recommended reading on Sontag: 4 items
      1. Barthes: Selected Writings - Susan Sontag 1983

        Book 

    5. Further recommended reading on Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes: 7 items
      1. Touching the world: reference in autobiography - Paul John Eakin 1992

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      2. Autobiography in the Third Person - Philippe Lejeune, Annette Tomarken, Edward Tomarken 1977

        Article 

    6. Further recommended reading on Roland Barthes’ Camera Lucida: 11 items
      1. Image, music, text - Roland Barthes, Stephen Heath 1988

        Book 

      2. Oeuvres complètes - Roland Barthes 1993

        Book 

      3. Feeling photography - eds. Elspeth H. Brown, Thy Phu 2014

        Book 

      4. Touching photographs - Margaret Rose Olin 2012

        Book 

      5. Writing the image after Roland Barthes - Jean-Michel Rabaté 1997

        Book 

    7. Further recommended reading on André Breton´s Nadja: 7 items
      1. Breton, 'Nadja' - Roger Cardinal 1986

        Book 

      2. André Breton: Nadja - Étienne-Alain Hubert, Philippe Bernier 2002

        Book 

      3. Nadja d'André Breton - Pascaline Mourier-Casile 1994

        Book 

      4. André Breton, Nadja - Roger Navarri 1994

        Book 

      5. Lire Nadja - Patrick Née 1993

        Book 

      6. The paradox of photography - Pierre Taminiaux 2009 (electronic book)

        Book 

  6. Week 6: Orhan Pamuk, Istanbul: Portrait of a city (guest lecture by Fabion Arribert-Narce, University of Edinburgh): 6 items
    1. Essential reading: 1 item
      1. Istanbul: memories of a city - Orhan Pamuk, Maureen Freely (trans.) 2005

        Book 

    2. Further reading: 5 items
  7. Week 7: Special Collections session: the works of Claude Cahun (Natalie Adamson, School of Art History): 34 items
    1. Primary reading: 2 items
      1. Disavowals: or, cancelled confessions - Claude Cahun 2008

        Book  pp.1-2; 21-34; 199-204 have been digitised.

    2. Secondary reading: 11 items
      1. Coup d'œil - Steven Harris 2001

        Article 

      2. The Equivocal ‘I’: Claude Cahun as lesbian Subject - Abigail Solomon-Godeau

        Chapter  Also includes Cahun’s fictional text “Heroines” in translation.

      3. Reading Claude Cahun's Disavowals - Jennifer Laurie Shaw 2013

        Book  Ch.2 Narcissus and the Magic Mirror.

      4. Bachelors - Rosalind E. Krauss 1999

        Book  Ch.1

      5. Changing difference: the feminine and the question of philosophy - Catherine Malabou, (trans.) Carolyn P. T. Shread 2011

        Book  1-40 ['The meaning of the "feminine"' digitized only.]

    3. Further reading: 21 items
      1. Self-Representation as Symptom - Georgiana M. M. Colvile

        Chapter 

      2. Surrealism, feminism, psychoanalysis - Natalya Lusty 2007

        Book  Chs 4-5 on Cahun

      3. Exist otherwise: the life and works of Claude Cahun - Jennifer Laurie Shaw, Claude Cahun 2017

        Book 

      4. Civilization without sexes: reconstructing gender in postwar France, 1917-1927 - Mary Louise Roberts 1994

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      5. Surrealism: desire unbound - (ed.) Jennifer Mundy 2001

        Book 

      6. Surrealist ghostliness - Katharine Conley 2013

        Book 

  8. Week 8: Autobiography and photography (Ricardo Fernandez, Spanish department) 2 items
    1. Camera lucida: reflections on photography - Roland Barthes 1993

      Book  Also copies at N72.P5B2C2...

    2. On photography - Susan Sontag 1979

      Book 

  9. Week 9: Autobiography and photography (RF) 2 items
    1. Nadja - André Breton, trans. Richard Howard 1999

      Book 

    2. Roland Barthes - Roland Barthes, trans. Richard Howard 2010

      Book  (Also a copy on short loan at PQ2603.A55Z5B2)

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     Week 10 Mini-symposium/ skills workshop (EH-L+RF)

     

    Week 11 Mini-symposium/ skills workshop (EH-L+RF)

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