Strange familiarity

Waters, Rob (2018) Strange familiarity. Identities: Global Studies in Culture & Power, 25 (1). pp. 61-66. ISSN 1070-289X

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This essay suggests that we can think about the autobiographical techniques of Stuart Hall’s Familiar Stranger as an experiment in history writing. The article uses Familiar Stranger as a lens through which to consider some of Hall’s key ideas, particularly around the nature of historical conjunctures. It suggests how historians might use this approach to think, in particular, about the connection between historical processes and ‘inner life’.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Stuart Hall; Postcolonial theory; diaspora; race; history; autobiography
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Depositing User: Robert Waters
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2018 08:44
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2018 11:26

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