cover image

American autobiography : the prophetic mode / G. Thomas Couser.

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780870232633, 0870232630

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
CT 34 .U6 C68 (show me on map) Available Request
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
CT34.U6 C68 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
CT34.U6 C68 Off-site
George Mason
Gateway Library stacks
CT34.U6 C68 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
CT34.U6 C68 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
CT34 U6 C68 Available Request
Marymount Main stacks
CT34.U6 C68 1979 Available Request
Subjects Autobiographie.
Biographie (Genre littéraire)
Biography as a literary form.
États-Unis -- Biographies.
United States -- Biography.
United States.
Description vi, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index.
Contents Introduction: Prophetic autobiography in America -- Piety and prophecy in Puritan spiritual autobiography -- John Woolman: a prophet among prophets -- Deism and prophecy: Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography -- Frederick Douglass: abolitionism and prophecy -- Henry David Thoreau: retreat and pilgrimage -- Walt Whitman: vision and revision -- Henry Adams: heretic and prophet -- Two prophetic architects: Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright -- Gertrude Stein: the making of a prophet -- Three contemporaries: Malcolm X, Norman Mailer, and Robert Pirsig -- Epilogue: Prophetic autobiography and prophetic behavior.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4497635
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Couser, G. Thomas.
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information


Export citation to: RefWorks