The Archives of the Self: What and Where Are They?

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Julia Watson published, with Sidonie Smith and solo, numerous books and essays on genres as autobiography, autoenthnography, the Bildungsroman, diaries, digital life writing, genealology, graphic memoirs, human rights witnessing, graphic memoirs and manifestoes, engaging key concepts of authenticity, performativity, postcoloniality, relationality, and visibility. In 2016 Watson and Smith published Life Writing in the Long Run, a collection of 21 essays, capturing decades of developments in the field of life writing research.
Period02 Oct 2018
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • autobiography
  • life writing