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Product Description: James Olney demonstrates that autobiography, because it provides the most direct narrative enactments of the ways, motives, and beliefs of a culture, is an excellent way to approach African literature. After a general discussion of the African ethos, each chapter takes up the "autobiographical" literature of a specific group in African society and treats it as both an expression of a personal vision and as a revelation of a permeating social reality...read more

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9780691645698, titled "Tell Me Africa: An Approach to African Literature" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: James Olney demonstrates that autobiography, because it provides the most direct narrative enactments of the ways, motives, and beliefs of a culture, is an excellent way to approach African literature.
9780023201103, titled "LA Lengua Espanola: Gramatica Y Cultura" | 3 edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1983), cover price $35.50 | also contains LA Lengua Espanola: Gramatica Y Cultura
9780691062549 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1974, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: James Olney demonstrates that autobiography, because it provides the most direct narrative enactments of the ways, motives, and beliefs of a culture, is an excellent way to approach African literature.

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9780691618708, titled "Tell Me Africa: An Approach to African Literature" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: James Olney demonstrates that autobiography, because it provides the most direct narrative enactments of the ways, motives, and beliefs of a culture, is an excellent way to approach African literature.

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Product Description: Professor Olney gathers together in this book some of the best and most important writings on autobiography produced in the past two decades.Originally published in 1980.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press...read more

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9780691643571 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Professor Olney gathers together in this book some of the best and most important writings on autobiography produced in the past two decades.

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9780691616261 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $52.00
9780691100807 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1980, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Professor Olney gathers together in this book some of the best and most important writings on autobiography produced in the past two decades.

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Product Description: Memory and Narrative presents an elegant, authoritative account of how life-writing has changed over time to arrive at its present form. James Olney, one of the most distinguished scholars of autobiography, tells the story of an evolving literary form that originated in the autobiographical writings of St...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226628165 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 15, 1999, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Examines how the writing of memoirs has changed as a literary form, discussing its origins in the autobiographical writings of St.

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9780226628172, titled "Memory and Narrative: The Weave of Life-Writing" | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 15, 2000, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Memory and Narrative presents an elegant, authoritative account of how life-writing has changed over time to arrive at its present form.

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Product Description: In this book, critic James Olney explores the work of three seemingly disparate precursors of modernism - Whitman, Dickinson and Hopkins - and establishes a set of criteria by which any reader might judge and better appreciate a poem...read more

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9780820314853 | Univ of Georgia Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: In this book, critic James Olney explores the work of three seemingly disparate precursors of modernism - Whitman, Dickinson and Hopkins - and establishes a set of criteria by which any reader might judge and better appreciate a poem.

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By James Olney (editor)

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9780807114827 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: In 1985, twenty years after T.S. Eliot's death, a special number of The Southern Review was published that was devoted entirely to his life and work. This book, with some additions and excisions, make that number available to a wider audience in the year that marks the 100th anniversary of Eliot's birth...read more
By James Olney (editor)

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9780198185758 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1989, cover price $145.50 | About this edition: In 1985, twenty years after T.

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Product Description: This volume brings together seventeen original papers on autobiography and autobiography studies by an international group of outstanding writers, critics, and scholars. The contributors address a wide range of autobiographical topics, from the general (Wallace Fowlie on writing autobiography and Felicity Nussbaum on conceptualizing diary) to the particular (James M...read more
By James Olney (editor)

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9780195051315 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: This volume brings together seventeen original papers on autobiography and autobiography studies by an international group of outstanding writers, critics, and scholars.

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Product Description: A volume in the Southern Literary Studies series, Louis D. Rubin, editor. Includes a transcription of a 1935 conference on southern American literature in the first section. The second section focuses on the cultural context of southern writing and publishing...read more

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9780807114247 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, April 1, 1988, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A volume in the Southern Literary Studies series, Louis D.

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Gathers stories by Nadine Gordimer, Maxine Kumin, Joyce Carol Oates, Reynolds Price, Anne Tyler, and Mary Lavin

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9780807114902, titled "Selected Stories from the Southern Review: 1965-1985" | Louisiana State Univ Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Gathers stories by Nadine Gordimer, Maxine Kumin, Joyce Carol Oates, Reynolds Price, Anne Tyler, and Mary Lavin

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Product Description: The Description for this book, Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography, will be forthcoming.

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9780691062211 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 1981, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Description for this book, Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography, will be forthcoming.

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9780020749608, titled "Art of Cross-Examination" | 4th edition (Macmillan Pub Co, April 1, 1962), cover price $10.00 | also contains Art of Cross-Examination | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Product Description: Book by Olney, James

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9780520037489 | Univ of California Pr, February 14, 1980, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Book by Olney, James

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