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ENGL 131: Early American Literature (Elrod)

A guide to doing research on Early American life writing

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Encyclopedias about Life Writing

EARLY AMERICAN LIFE WRITING

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ENCYCLOPEDIAS ABOUT LIFE WRITING

 

Early American Literature and Authors

REFERENCE WORKS ABOUT EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE

AND AUTHORS

 

Encyclopedias of American Religious History

ENCYCLOPEDIAS OF AMERICAN RELIGIOUS HISTORY

 

The following encyclopedias are excellent sources for learning more about the religious history of early colonial America and gaining a better understanding of the context within which many autobiographies of the time were written.

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