American Autobiography: Retrospect and Prospect

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The first four essays review the major historical periods of American autobiography, placing the classic texts of American autobiographical literature from Captain John Smith to Malcolm X in the illuminating context of lesser-known contemporary narratives. Daniel B. Shea writes on colonial America, Lawrence Buell on the American Renaissance, Susanna Egan on the years after the Civil War, and Albert E. Stone on the twentieth century. The second part of American Autobiography shows the diversity of voices, forms, audiences, ...

American Autobiography: Retrospect and Prospect 1991, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299127848

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American Autobiography: Retrospect and Prospect 1991, University of Wisconsin Press

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