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, AFAM 588, AMST 405, AMST 710, ENGL 405

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M 1.30pm-3.20pm
WR, Hu