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American autobiography : retrospect and prospect

Author: Paul John Eakin
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991.
Series: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An assessment of the major periods and varieties of American autobiography. Eleven original essays survey what has been done and point toward what can and should be done in future studies of a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American autobiography.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)645878398
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul John Eakin
ISBN: 029912780X 9780299127800 0299127842 9780299127848
OCLC Number: 22309923
Description: vi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Paul John Eakin --
[Part I. Four centuries of American autobiography] --
The prehistory of American autobiography / Daniel B. Shea --
Autobiography in the American Renaissance / Lawrence Buell --
'Self'-conscious history : American autobiography after the Civil War / Susanna Egan --
Modern American autobiography : texts and transactions / Albert E. Stone --
[Part II. Varieties of American autobiography] --
The making of ethnic autobiography in the United States / William Boelhower --
Immigrant autobiography : some questions of definition and approach / Sau-ling Cynthia Wong --
Native American autobiography and the synecdochic self / Arnold Krupat --
African-American autobiography criticism : retrospect and prospect / William L. Andrews --
Nineteenth-century autobiographies of affiliation : the case of Catharine Sedgwick and Lucy Larcom / Carol Holly --
Speaking her own piece : Emma Goldman and the discursive skeins of autobiography / Blanche H. Gelfant --
The way we work / Jane Hallowell Coles and Robert Coles.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Responsibility: edited by Paul John Eakin.

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