Alexander Kyosev, Daniela Koleva (eds.). The Difficult Narrative: Models of Autobiographical Narrating about Socialism between Oral and Written. In Bulgarian with summaries in English


Table of contents /summaries/

Foreword. Patterns of Anxiety. The Project and its Hypothesis

Case studies

D. Koleva. Socialism as a Biographical Project: Narrative Resources and Strategies

I. Iliev. Family Story as a Resource in the Narratives about Socialism

N. Galabova. Incidents and Chances: the Role of Chance in Life Stories about Socialism

T. Karamelska. Trajectories of Suffering: the “Revival Process” in the Biographical Narratives of Bulgarian Turks

E. Stoykova. А Self Made in the Story of Socialism and a Socialism Made in the Story of Self

N. Vukov. Remembrance Testimonies in Journalistic Context: (Auto)biographic Narratives, Memoirs and Letters in the Bulgarian Press of the 1990s

G. Gospodinov. The Lexicon. Towards the Discourse of Childhood and Adolescence during the Time of Socilasim

G. Goncharova. Socialist Biographies of the Poet

G. Georgieva. Intellectual Positions (The Hidden and the Disclosed in the Memoirs of Vera Mutafchieva and Bogomil Raynov)

K. Yordanova. The Autobiographical Self in Memoirs and Memories about Socialism (in writings of writers, scholars and cultural figures)

A. Kiossev. Living in Non-Freedom: Five Parallel Lives

Afterword: The Structure of Chaos

Publisher Ciela / Institute for Studies of the Recent Past
Language Bulgarian with summaries in English
Pages 424
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-28-2326-1
Creation date 2017
Size 16 х 24 cm

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