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examined self

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Adams, Henry James

by Robert F. Sayre

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.,
  • Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.,
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916.,
  • American prose literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Autobiography.,
  • Authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert F. Sayre.
    SeriesWisconsin studies in American autobiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS366.A88 S29 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 212 p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407056M
    ISBN 100299116409, 0299116441
    LC Control Number87040372

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