The theory and practice of autobiographical and memoir writing takes center stage on this website, both theoretically and empirically.
I will discuss the distinction (if any) between autobiography and memoir. Then I will pick the cherries out of some interesting aspects of the scholarly literature from a number of fields (see columns to the right):
Based on this literature and my own practical experiences in documenting and writing about my own life, I will then try to develop a ‘manual’ for using autobiographical and memoir writing as method for intellectuals etc. to understand themselves and achieve graceful ageing.