Making the best sense of lives -- Wang Shih-Min's "self-account" : an exemplary life -- Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes and the limits of life narrative -- Nietzsche's Ecce homo : inescapable frameworks of the good -- Narratives of supersession : Augustine's Confessions -- Narratives of supersession : Wordsworth's Prelude -- Narrative of authenticity : Gosse's Father and son -- Authenticity and recognition : Steedman's Landscape for a good woman -- Difference and its discontents -- Common humanity and its limits : Raimond Gaita's Romulus, my father -- Seamus Heaney : recognizing the other -- Coetzee's Boyhood : toward an aesthetics of life narrative.
Autobiography -- Moral and ethical aspects. (LCSH)
Identity (Psychology) -- Moral and ethical aspects. (LCSH)