Tagged: autobiography

Memoir as Post Modern History by Paul Gregory Alms

Memoir as Post Modern History by Paul Gregory Alms

The Memoir as Post Modern History by Paul Gregory Alms I have spent the last 4 or 5 weeks reading memoirs. I don’t know why I’ve done this. I started reading one and, being...

American Literature Texts

American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

Prose by Mark Twain

Prose by Mark Twain

Here is an index to the pages for the Mark Twain prose writings referenced in Excellence in Literature’s American Literature (EIL3). [Mark Twain poetry is here.] Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses Mark Twain’s Autobiography  A...

Mark Twain’s Autobiography

Mark Twain’s Autobiography

A BURLESQUE AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1871 Two or three persons having at different times intimated that if I would write an autobiography they would read it, when they got leisure,...

Benjamin Franklin 13 Virtues

Benjamin Franklin 13 Virtues

An Excerpt from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith; edited by Frank Woodworth Pine, 1916   IX. PLAN FOR ATTAINING MORAL PERFECTION T was about this time I conceived the...