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Autobiography and the Autobiographical in the Bill Douglas Trilogy

By Guy Barefoot


Through an examination of the production and reception of Bill Douglas's "autobiographical trilogy," and a comparison with Douglas's written description of his childhood, this article explores the problems of discussing film as autobiography, and differences between literary autobiography and autobiographical film, but also how the autobiographical remains central to our understanding of these particular films.Peer reviewedPublisher Versio

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1353/bio.2006.0016
OAI identifier: oai:lra.le.ac.uk:2381/3000

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