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Title American lives : an anthology of autobiographical writing / edited by Robert F. Sayre.

Publication Info. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [1994]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Non Fiction - GVHY-12  920.02 AME    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 732 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Wisconsin studies in American autobiography
Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 715-721) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Excerpt from A true relation and the general historie of Virginia / John Smith -- To my dear children and in reference to her children / Anne Bradstreet -- excerpt form A true history of the captivity and restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson / Mary Rowlandson -- excerpt from the Diary / Sauel Sewall -- The journal of Madam Knight / Sarah Kemble Knight -- some account of the fore part of the life of Elizabeth Ashbridge / Elizabeth Ashbridge -- Personal narrative / Jonathan Edwards -- excerpt from The spiritual travels of Nathan Cole / Nathan Cole -- excerpt from the Journal of C.W., Clerk, Itinerant Minister in South Carolina / Charles Woodmason -- excerpt from The Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen's Captivity / Ethan Allen -- excerpt from Selected Letters, Diary, and Autobiography of John Adams, and Discourses on Davila / Agigail and John Adams -- The adventures of Col. Daniel Boon / John Filson -- Narratives of the Revolution / Sarah Osborn and Nathan B. Hennings -- excerpt from Memoirs of Stephen Burroughs / Stephen Burroughs -- excerpt from A new home-who'll follow? / Caroline Kirkland -- excerpt from Life of MA-KA-TAI-ME-SHE-KIA-KIAK / Black Hawk -- The life and religious experience of Jarena Lee, A coloured lady / Jarena Lee -- excerpt from The American Scholar, The poet, and History / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- excerpt from Leaves from a slave's journal of life / Lewis Clarke -- excerpt from Mariana / Margaret Fuller -- excerpt from Fern Leaves from Fanny's Portfolio / Fanny Fern -- excerpt from The Life of P.T. Barnum and Struggles and Triumphs / P.T. Barnum -- To Jesse W. Fell, Enclosing Autobiography / Abraham Lincoln -- excerpt from Letters of Life / Lydia Sigourney -- excerpt from The Soldier's Story / Warren Lee Goss -- excerpt from Specimen Days / Walt Whitman -- excerpt from Diary during the war / Mary Boykin Chesnut -- excerpt from Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant / Ulysses S. Grant -- excerpt from Life and Times of Frederick Douglass / Frederick Douglass -- Mountain Friends / Lucy Larcom -- How I served my apprenticeship / Andrew Carnegie -- What life means to me / Jack London -- The handicapped / Randolph Bourne -- Initiation / Mary Antin -- The world and the university / John Muir -- the shadow of years / W.E.B. Du Bois -- I refuse to serve / Roderick Seidenberg -- Love and Marriage and The breakdown / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- The Crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- excerpt from The Gradual Making of "The making of Americans" / Gertrude Stein -- excerpt from Let us now praise famous men / James Agee -- excerpt from The god that failed / Richard Wright -- Having a Baby and over Overflows / Dorothy Day -- excerpt from The Diary of Anais Nin / Anais Nin -- The Discovery of What it means to be an American / James Baldwin -- Kaddish / Allen Ginsberg -- excerpt from The way to rainy mountain and The names / N. Scott Momaday -- No name woman / Maxine Hong Kingston -- Beyond Manzanar / Jeanne Wakatsuki -- The Making of a marginal farm / Wendell Berry -- excerpt from Complexion / Richard Rocriguez -- excerpt from An American Childhood / Annie Dillard -- excerpt from Black is a Woman's Color / bell hooks.
Subject Autobiographies -- United States.
Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst00822593
Autobiographie américaine.
Anthologie. (DE-588)4002214-6
Autobiografie. (DE-588)4003939-0
Autobiografische Literatur. (DE-588)4143683-0
United States -- Biography.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
États-Unis -- Biographies.
USA. (DE-588)4078704-7
Indexed Term Biography
United States
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Sayre, Robert F.
Other Form: Online version: American lives. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1994 (OCoLC)624919542
ISBN 029914240X
0299142442 (pbk.)
9780299142445 (pbk.)

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