Primary Works: Louis Adamic, Laughing in the Jungle: The Autobiography of an Immigrant in America. 1932 Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams. Jane Addams, My Life at Hull House. Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1969 James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son. 1957 , Nobody Knows My Name. 1961 , The Fire Next Time. 1970 William Belhower, Immigrant Autobiography in the United States. 1982 Black Elk, Black Elk Speaks. 1932 Black Hawk, Black Hawk: An Autobiography. 1833 Edward Bok, The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After. 1923 Claude Brown, Manchild in the Promised Land. 1965 Abraham Cahan, The Education of Abraham Cahan. 1926 Frank Conroy, Stop-time. 1967 Davey Crockett, The Life of Davey Crockett Edward Dahlberg, Because I Was Flesh, The Autobiography of Edward Dahlberg. 1963 Charles T. Davis and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., eds., The Slave's Narrative. 1985 Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. 1974 Frederick Douglass, My Bondage and My Freedom. 1855 , Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. 1845 ,Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. 1892 Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man. R.W. Emerson, Representative Men. Frederick Exley, A Fan's Notes: A Fictional Memoir. 1968 Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Lillian Hellman, An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir. 1970 , Pentimento: A Book of Portraits. 1973 Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road. 1943 Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. 1987 Alfred Kazin, A Walker in the City. 1951 , Starting Out in the Thirties. 1965 , New York Jew. 1978 Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. 1976 Gish Jen, Typical American. 1991 (Chinese American;rec. by P. Miller). Ludwig Lewisohn, Up Stream. 1926 Mary McCarthy, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood. 1957 Margaret Mead, Blackberry Winter: My Earlier Years. 1972 Anne Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi. 1968 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia. John G. Niehardt, Black Elk Speaks: Being the life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogolala Sioux. 1961 Vladimir Nabokov, Speak Memory. 1966 Mary Rowlandson, A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson. (1682). Vol. 14 of Original Narratives of Early American History, Narratives of Indian Wars, 1675-1699,, ed. C.H.Lincoln, 1952. Monica Sone, Nisei Daughter. 1953 Lincoln Steffans, The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffans. 1931 Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. 1933 , Everybody's Autobiography. 1937 H. D. Thoreau, Walden. Walt Whitman, Song of Myself. Richard Wright, Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth. 1945 , American Hunger. 1977 Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Israel Zangwill, The Melting Pot. 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Braxton, Black Women Writing Autobiography: A Tradition within a Tradition. 1989 W. Burlie Brown, The Peoples' Choice: The Presidential Image in the Campaign Biography. David Brumble, Amerian Indian Autobiography. 1988 Lawrence Buell, New England Literary Culture: From Revolution through Renaissance. 1986 Joseph Campbell, The Hero With a Thousand Faces. Thomas Cooley, Educated Lives: the rise of Modern Autobiography in America. 1976 G. Thomas Couser, American Autobiography: The Prophetic Mode. 1979 James Cox, "Autobiography and America." Aspects of Narrative. Ed. J. Hillis Miller (1971), 143- 72. John Paul Eakin, Fictions in Autobiography. 1985 Wesley Frank Craven, The Legend of the Founding Fathers. Paul John Eakin, "Reference and the Representative in American Autobiography: Mary McCarthy and Lillian Hellman." In Identita e Scrittura: Stdi sull'Autobiografia Nord-Americana (1988) 21- 47. Robert Elbaz, The Changing Nature of the Self: A Critical lStudy of the Autobiographic Discourse. 1988 Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Figures in Black:Words, Signs, and the 'Racial' Self. 1987 Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development. 1982 Henry Greenough, "George Washington," Oscar Handlin, The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations That Made the American People. 1951. Richard Hofstadter, The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It. James Crak Holte, The Ethnic I: A Sourcebook for Ethnic American Autobiography. 1988 , "The Representative Voice: Autobiography and the Ethnic Experience." MELUS 9 (1982):25-46.99 Paul Helelas and Andrew Lock, eds., Indiginous Psychologies: The Anthropology of the Self. 1981 Sidney Hook, The Hero in History. Frederick Jameson, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act. 1981 Myra Jehlen, American Incarnation: The Individual, the Nation, and the Continent. 1986 Arnold Krupat, For Those Who Come After: A Study of Native American Autobiography. 1985 Richard G. Lillard, American Life in Autobiography, a Descriptive Guide. 1956 Francoise Lionnet, Autobiographical Voices; Race, Gender, Self-Portraiture. 1989 N. Scott Momaday, The Way to Rainy Mountain. 1969 James Olney, Metaphors of Self: the Meaning of Autobiography. 1972 , Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical. 1980 , "The Value of Autobiography for Comparative Studies: African vs. Western Autobiography," Comparative Civilization Review 2 (1979): 52-64. Jacob Riis, The Making of an American. 1924 Robert Sayre, "The Proper Study--Autobiographies in American Studies." American Quarterly 29 (1977):241-62. , "Autobiography and the Making of America." Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical. Ed. 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Taylor, Chapters of Experience: Studies in 20th-Century American Autobiography. 1983 Studs Terkel, Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times. 1977 Hunter Thompson, Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga. 1967 , The Great Shark Hunt. 1976 Allen Trachtenberg, Brooklyn Bridge. John William Ward, Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age. Dixon Wecter, The Hero in America. Parson Weems, The Life of Benjamin Franklin. , The Life of George Washington.