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American Literature: Biographies

A guide to the resources available at the Bobst Library for the study of American Literature

Using Subject Headings

    Using Library of Congress Subject Headings to find biographies in BobCat

  Biographies are classified and sorted by author's name, dates of birth and death,  and sometimes the term Biography.             
 Here are some examples:

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

  Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 -- Biography

   Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904

  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Biography

Finding Biographies

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