Cooley, Thomas, 1942-

Educated lives : the rise of modern autobiography in America / Thomas Cooley. - xii, 190 pages ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Origins of the self: autobiography in America before 1865 -- The dissolving man: Henry Adams -- This pathetic drift: Mark Twain -- The wilderness within: W.D. Howells -- A sporting life: Henry James -- The next generation: Future perfect: Lincoln Steffens ; Then as now: Sherwood Anderson ; The continuous present: Gertrude Stein.



0814202632 9780814202630

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Autobiography.
American literature--History and criticism.

PS169.A95 / C6

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