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Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly

Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly explores the theoretical, generic, historical, cultural, and practical dimensions of life writing. The Winter issues each year is a guest-edited Special Issue that explores a topic of emerging critical interest, and each volume also offers insightful reviews, concise excerpts of reviews published elsewhere, and an annual bibliography of works about biography. The journal is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), and is available in both print format and electronically through Project Muse.


Some recent Special Issues include (Post)Human Lives, Life Writing and Intimate Publics, Personal Narrative and Political Discourse, IABA 2008: Life Writing and Translations, Autographics, and Life Writing and Science Fiction.


A cumulative subject and author index of articles and reviews from 1978 to 2010 can be found in Biography 33.4 and online on Project Muse.


In publication since 1978, Biography is edited and produced by the Center for Biographical Research, and distributed by the University of Hawai‘i Press for the Biographical Research Center.



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