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Tables of Contents for Being Interior
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
A Note on Sources
ix
 
Introduction: Inside the Grand Siecle
1
3
Thinking Through Autobiography: On the Tracks of a Literary Mentality
4
6
Religious Topography: In, Out, and In-Between
10
11
Part One: Reading In
The History of an Anachronism: Montaigne, Augustine, and the Becoming of Autobiography
21
44
Reading Montaigne with Rousseau's Eyes
23
4
Is Montaigne Shallow or Deep?
27
8
Innards
35
4
From Aristocrat to Penitent
39
11
Modernizing Augustine
50
11
Becoming Autobiography
61
4
Verbatim: Print, Gender, and the Death of the Biographer
65
54
His Master's Voice: Orality and Experience
71
7
Researching the Subject
78
6
The Oracle Writes
84
11
Making Words Speak Louder than Actions
95
9
``Un Abime a Ecrire'': The Burden of Writing
104
9
Gendering Autobiography
113
6
Part Two: Frictions
Uncomfortable Subjects: Autobiography and the Circulation of Privacy
119
60
Jean de Labadie, Public Apology, and the Rhetoric of Privacy
122
14
Antoinette Bourignon's Secrets
136
15
Jeanne Guyon and the Rigors of Publicity
151
28
The Experience of Difference: Jean-Joseph Surin's Science experimentale
179
47
The Making and Unmaking of a Modern Exorcist
181
6
Autobiographical Deviations
187
7
Sciences of Experience
194
6
Surin's Secret Knot
200
9
Apophasis and the Failure of Science
209
10
Autobiography's Vanishing Point
219
7
Conclusion: The Future of Experience
226
9
Notes
235
54
Index
289
10
Acknowledgments
299