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Autobiographical writings

Benjamin Franklin

Autobiographical writings

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Carl van Doren.
ContributionsVan Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13644452M

This volume also contains both his first and last autobiographical statements. Some of these writings show Rousseau's lesser-known playful side. A comic fairy tale, "Queen Whimsical", explores the consequences--both serious and ridiculous--for a kingdom when the male heir to the throne, endowed with the frivolous characteristics of his mother.   This volume contains the first and most famous of Frederick Douglass’s three autobiographies, Narrative of the Life of Frederick published in Boston in , only seven years after Douglass’s escape from bondage, the Narrative provided the foundation for its author’s antebellum reputation as a writer. Douglass went on to write two more autobiographies, becoming one .

Book Description. While writings by early modern Quaker women have been discussed and quoted fairly extensively, relatively few of their texts are readily or widely available. The chief purpose of this edition is to rectify this state of affairs in one central area - that of autobiographical writing. When his first major book, The Innocents Abroad, appeared six years later, he began what would become one of the most celebrated and influential careers in American letters. Autobiographical Writings will help readers know the author intimately and appreciate why, a century after his death, he remains so vital and appealing.

Soft cover. Condition: As New. Walter Benjamin. Reflections. Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings. Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Demetz. Schocken Books page paperback in fine condition. Seller Inventory # ABE More . Teaching A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings. The A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more.


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When his first major book, The Innocents Abroad, appeared six years later, he began what would become one of the most celebrated and influential careers in American letters.

Autobiographical Writings will help readers know the author intimately and appreciate why, a century after his death, he remains so vital and appealing.5/5(2).

A companion volume to Illuminations, the first collection of Walter Benjamin's writings, Reflections presents a further sampling of his wide-ranging Benjamin evolves a theory of language as the medium of all creation, discusses theater and surrealism, Autobiographical writings book about Berlin in Autobiographical writings book s, recalls conversations with Bertolt Brecht, and provides travelogues of/5.

Letters and Autobiographical Writings book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the leading public intellectuals of twentieth 4/5(16). Review: The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women's Autobiographical Writings User Review - Sherah - Goodreads.

This book is inevitably dated, but still provides a good introduction to the research on women's autobiographical writing. Read full review2/5(1).

About Autobiographical Writings. An intimate look at Mark Twain that only he himself could offer, edited by highly respected Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen A must-have for all lovers of Mark Twain, this selection of his autobiographical writings opens a rare window.

AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS by In other autobiographical pieces, he recalls how he mastered the Mississippi after a slow and humiliating steamboat apprenticeship: “The face of the water, in time, became a wonderful book—a book that was a dead language to the uneducated passenger, but which told its mind to me without reserve, delivering.

Moments of Being contains Virginia Woolf' s only autobiographical writing: " By far the most important book about Virginia Woolf that has appeared since her death" [Angus Wilson, Observer (London)].

Edited and with an Introduction by Jeanne Schulkind; Index/5(2). Autobiographical definition: An autobiographical piece of writing relates to events in the life of the person who has | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Published by James White, inthis publication embodies a brief autobiographical sketch and visions given to Ellen White, many of which appeared earlier in various periodicals. This text was later reprinted and included in Early Writings.

Pages 64 Language en Book Code ExV ISBN Publisher Saratoga Springs, NY: James White. Twelve autobiographical pieces, translated into English for the first time, by the author of Steppenwolf, Siddartha, and other well-known novels, and poetry.

Because relatively little is known about Hesse's life, the book is a valuable one, and in its own right absorbing. Hesse was born in in the southern German region of Swabia; he describes the chief influences in his life as his. Thornton Wilder: The Eighth Day, Theophilus North, Autobiographical Writings.

Edited by J. McClatchy “You have to hand it to a writer willing to attack the big questions head on, and to embed those questions in the story of small-town America, and then surround it all in the grandeur of the grandeur of America, and then abase some of its citizens for venality while others rise to.

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A Woman Alone is a series of autobiographical writings by Bessie Amelia Head (), who is widely considered to be the finest Botswanan writer of the twentieth century. Born the child of a wealthy South African white woman and a black servant who tended to the woman's family's race horses, Head's birth is apparently considered a scandal.

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The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women's Autobiographical one way or another each of these concepts--privacy, self, theory, practice, women, autobiography, writing--is examined in the essays that comprise this collection. John Henry Mackay: Autobiographical Writings - Ebook written by John Henry Mackay.

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"To [Clemens's] fascinating recollections Rasmussen contributes an informative Introduction that courageously takes up the issue of Samuel Clemens's veracity, a fuller-than-usual chronology of Clemens's life, an up-to-date bibliography of scholarship devoted to his autobiographical writings, and a surprisingly ample "Glossary Format: Ebook.