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Autobiography

Autobiography  

John Stuart Mill and Mark Philp (ed.)

Published in Print: 
22 March 2018
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920103
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198759607.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198759607
It may be useful that there should be some record of an education which was unusual and remarkable John Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, economist, and political thinker, was the most ... More
An Autobiographyand Other Writings

An Autobiography: and Other Writings  

Anthony Trollope and Nicholas Shrimpton (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 May 2016
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923692
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199675296.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199675296
I hated the office. I hated my work...the only career in life within my reach was that of an author.' The only autobiography by a major Victorian novelist, Trollope’s account offers a ... More
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings  

Thomas De Quincey and Robert Morrison (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 February 2013
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923500
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199600618.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199600618
I took it: – and in an hour, oh! Heavens! what a revulsion! what an upheaving, from its lowest depths, of the inner spirit! what an apocalypse of the world within me!' Thomas De Quincey's ... More
The Interesting Narrative

The Interesting Narrative  

Olaudah Equiano and Brycchan Carey (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 January 2018
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191919909
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198707523.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198707523
‘I hope the slave trade may be abolished. I pray it may be an event at hand.’ Published a few days before the British parliament first debated the abolition of the slave trade in 1789, ... More
The Life of Charlotte Brontë

The Life of Charlotte Brontë  

Elizabeth Gaskell and Angus Easson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921971
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554768.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199554768
It is in every way worthy of what one great woman should have written of another.' Patrick Brontë Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) is a pioneering biography of one ... More
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave  

Frederick Douglass and Deborah E. McDowell (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 March 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921568
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199539079.001.0001
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ISBN: 
9780199539079
‘I was born in Tuckahoe. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as ... More
Walden

Walden  

Henry David Thoreau and Stephen Allen Fender (ed.)

Published in Print: 
13 November 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921193
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538065.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538065
‘The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.’ In 1845 Henry David Thoreau left his home town of Concord, Massachusetts to begin a new life alone, in a rough hut he built himself a ... More

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