Hot List for American Autobiography

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This page contains links to web sites and pages having to do with a course I taught in American Autobiography in the fall of 1996. The information is divided into the following categories:

Benjamin Franklin

The sites below provide a look at Franklin the man as well as some of his writings in addition to The Autobiography.

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Henry David Thoreau

Though good sites are far fewer than bad ones, the first below is an example of what can be done with some creativity, knowledge, and effort.

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Henry Adams


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Black Elk

Not much here yet, but there are links to related sites as well as ones on Black Elk himself.

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Ernest Hemingway

There is a wealth of information on the web about Hemingway. One of the sites listed here provides links to quite a variety.

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Maya Angelou

Being our most recent (and only living) author in this series, sites devoted to Angelou are common. Try an internet search on a couple of engines and see what I mean.

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Other Related Autobiographical Sites

I have selected a number of other sites that are not about authors on our reading list, but you might enjoy seeing what else is available.

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John S. Nelson.
Copyright 1996. All rights reserved.
Revised: September 26, 1996.