Books Tagged ‘Autobiography’

De Profundis (From the Depths)

Subject: Nonfiction

De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...

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The Memoirs, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, From the Papers of Thomas

Subject: Nonfiction

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, as Henry Steele Commager has said, “will illuminate, as does no comparable body of private papers, the whole course of our history from the 1760’...

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Subject: Biography

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himsel...

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Subject: Essay

Walden; or, Life in the Woods, is a vivid account of the time that Henry D. Thoreau lived alone in a secluded cabin at Walden Pond. It is one of the most influential and compell...

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A Journal of the Plague Year

Subject: Historical

A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March 1722. This novel is an account of one man’s experiences of the year 1665, in which the Gr...

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