Autobiography in America

A study of autobiographical writings from Mary Rowlandson’s Indian captivity narrative (1682) to the present. Classic forms such as immigrant, education, and cause narratives; prevailing autobiographical strategies involving place, work, and photographs. Authors include Franklin, Douglass, Jacobs, Antin, Kingston, Uchida, Balakian, Rodriguez, and Bechdel.

Also AFAM 406/AMST 405

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
405
M 1.30pm-3.20pm
WR, Hu
American Lit
Spring
2017