’s Tale: BearingWitness to a Modern War (London: Penguin, 1998).
3 Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson have observed that life-writing is, in itself, a
‘performative act’: Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson, Reading Autobiography:
A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
Press, 2010): 61. See also their Chapter 3: 63–102.
4 See, for example: Henry Rider Haggard, King Solomon’s Mines
(New York: Longmans, Green, 1901 ); Henry Rider Haggard, She
(London: Harper and Bros, 1886). G. A. Henty wrote over 100 adventure stories, with