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  • emRobert Frost A Lifeem
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    Robert Frost: A Life

    Jay Parini talked about his book Robert Frost: A Life, published by Henry Holt and Company, Inc. The book examines the poet’s childhood, his college years at Dartmouth and Harvard, and his rise…

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  • Norton Book of American Autobiography
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    Norton Book of American Autobiography

    Participants discussed the tradition of autobiography in America. They also focused on their own literary works and why they decided to write biographies. After their discussion they took…

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  • Biographical Writing
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    Biographical Writing

    Panelists discussed some of the challenges and problems facing authors of biographies. They talked about how autobiographical accounts must be analyzed to separate self-promotion, and the…

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