Books Tagged ‘Memoir’

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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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

Subject: Historical

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass during his time in Lynn, Mas...

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