Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle: A Real Life in a Novel

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In this study of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, the authors theorize what paratextual information does to one’s reading, especially in autobiography informed
literature. Although My Struggle can be read both as memoir and novel, and even as autofiction, Knausgaard is aiming at a higher truth, where the genre label does not undermine the autobiographical quest but supports it.
Original languageEnglish
Journala/b: Auto/Biography Studies
Pages (from-to)553-579
Number of pages27
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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