Autobiography

@queenofjetlags

Autobiographical vlogs: Telling one's life story online

Article
Jelske van Es
28/09/2020
13 minutes to read

New technologies allow people to disclose private information in vlogs online. Since these vlogs tell someone's story, in what way can they be considered autobiographical? As a case study, we examine Queen of Jet Lags' social media presence.

Life, Animated

Collaborative life writing in Life, Animated

Article
Mijke Akkermans
10/04/2020
14 minutes to read

Life, Animated Life, Animated tells the personal story of a young man with autism through a combination of narrative layers.  This paper discusses how these layers come together in a rare moment of collaborative life writing.

Robert F. Kennedy in 1964

The constructed history of Robert F. Kennedy

Paper
Stefan Voeten
14/09/2016
19 minutes to read

This essay examines Robert Kennedy's autobiographical Thirteen Days. Examined is how this book compares to history, how it works as a constructed narrative, and how the notion of autobiographical truth works in it.