An American Childhood

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  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1782117768
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 33 reviews
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An American Childhood

An American Childhood
  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 07 April 2016
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An American Childhood is the electrifying memoir of the wide-eyed and unconventional upbringing that influenced the lifetime love of nature and the stunning writing career of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard. From her mother's boundless energy to her father's low-budget horror movies, jokes and lonesome river trips down to New Orleans to get away, the events of Dillard's 1950s Pittsburgh childhood loom larger than life. An American Childhood fizzes with the playful observations and sparkling prose of this American master,

AMERICAN CHILDHOOD

AMERICAN CHILDHOOD
  • Author : Narayan Changder
  • Publisher : CHANGDER OUTLINE
  • Release : 30 September 2022
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American Lives

American Lives
  • Author : Robert F. Sayre
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 30 September 1994
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American Lives is a groundbreaking book, the first historically organized anthology of American autobiographical writing, bringing us fifty-five voices from throughout the nation's history, from Abigail Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Jonathan Edwards, and Richard Wright to Quaker preacher Elizabeth Ashbridge, con man Stephen Burroughs, and circus impresario P.T. Barnum. Representing canonical and non-canonical writers, slaves and slave-owners, generals and conscientious objectors, scientists, immigrants, and Native Americans, the pieces in this collection make up a rich gathering of American "songs of

The Space Between

The Space Between
  • Author : Sandra Humble Johnson,Kent State University Press
  • Publisher : Kent State University Press
  • Release : 30 September 1992
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Annie Dillard, a practitioner of the literary epiphany, has become a representative of a neoromantic movement that combines the ecological interest of wilderness literature with the aesthetics of a highly stylized literature. This study of the Pulitzer prize-winning essayist considers her as wilderness philosopher, critic, and arch-romantic.

Inventing the Truth

Inventing the Truth
  • Author : Russell Baker,William Zinsser,William Knowlton Zinsser
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 30 September 1998
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In this perfect companion for anyone beguiled by memoirs or embarking on writing one, nine distinguished authors -- Russell Baker, Jill Ker Conway, Annie Dillard, Ian Frazier, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alfred Kazin, Frank McCourt, Toni Morrison, and Eileen Simpson -- reflect on the writing process.

The End of American Childhood

The End of American Childhood
  • Author : Paula S. Fass
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 07 November 2017
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The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual success have informed Americans' attitudes toward children. But as parents today hover over every detail of their children's lives, are the qualities that once made American childhood special still desired or possible? Placing the experiences of children and

The American Child

The American Child
  • Author : Caroline Field Levander,Carol J. Singley
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 30 September 2022
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From the time that the infant colonies broke away from the parent country to the present day, narratives of U.S. national identity are persistently configured in the language of childhood and family. In The American Child: A Cultural Studies Reader, contributors address matters of race, gender, and family to chart the ways that representations of the child typify historical periods and conflicting ideas. They build on the recent critical renaissance in childhood studies by bringing to their essays a

Shapers of American Childhood

Shapers of American Childhood
  • Author : Mark I. West
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 24 September 2018
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 The experience of growing up in the U.S. is shaped by many forces. Relationships with parents and teachers are deeply personal and definitive. Social and economic contexts are broader and harder to quantify. Key individuals in public life have also had a marked impact on American childhood. These 18 new essays examine the influence of pivotal figures in the culture of 20th and 21st century childhood and child-rearing, from Benjamin Spock and Walt Disney to Ruth Handler, Barbie’s inventor,