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By Chrissie Wellington

ISBN-10: 1455505579

ISBN-13: 9781455505579

In 2007, Chrissie Wellington stunned the triathlon global via profitable the Ironman international Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the game and a whole unknown to the click, Chrissie's win shook up the game. A lifestyles with no LIMITS is the tale of her upward thrust to the head, a trip that has taken her worldwide, from a early life in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of recent Zealand, and the paths of Argentina, and primary around the end line.

Wellington's first-hand, inspiring tale comprises the entire terrific demanding situations she has faced--from anorexia to near--drowning to education with a debatable trainer. yet to Wellington, the drama of the activities additionally provides a chance to take advantage of activities to enhance people's lives.

A existence with no LIMITS finds the center at the back of Wellington's good fortune, besides the vitamin, education and motivational recommendations that maintain her facing one of many world's such a lot grueling occasions.

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41 In life-writing studies, and particularly in the study of memoir, seriality presents an undertheorized and relatively unexamined field of investigation. 42 Recently, Smith and Watson have asserted that issues in autobiography/life-writing studies have not impacted narrative theory as much as they could, with narrative theory’s traditional focus on fiction, and James Phelan agrees. He asserts that narrative theory must now examine postmodern forms of narrative, as well as narratives “in their oral, print, visual (film, sculpture, painting, performance), digital, and multi-media formats” (285).

Building on the ideas of the tripartite narrator in memoir, the significance of narrative structure and transparency, the role of serial culture, and the concepts of the archive and “the everyday,” the chapters in Serial Memoir examine various strategies for serial self-representation in postmodern America. Seriality is a physical manifestation of relationality, and these texts work in conversation with one another to challenge how contemporary Americans understand selfhood and narrative strategies for self-representation.

21 Significant to this witnessing is also the testimony which results: as the events witnessed become narrated again and again, they become serial. The tension between repetition and representation, so important for other serial modes of expression, is inextricable from witnessing and testimony. The function of the reflective/reflexive consciousness underscores the multiplicity of “I”s available for subjects of life writing while it simultaneously allows for the memoirist to include research and a more well-developed historical perspective.

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