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As such, they drew to the utmost upon the human resources she saw in her husband and herself, but particularly in herself. In seeking to establish a capacious definition for autobiography, Eugene Stelzig argues that, while autobiography involves "an imaginative reconstruction of the past" whereby "the autobiographer does not present a pre-existing truth, but creates the truth of the self in the moment of writing," the life and truth the autobiographer presents must be "substantially aligned" with his own vita or experience (20).
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