Biography: Autobiography Awards 1917-1992 by Heinz-Dietrich Fischer & Erika J. Fischer

By Heinz-Dietrich Fischer & Erika J. Fischer

Show description

Read or Download Biography: Autobiography Awards 1917-1992 PDF

Best bibliographies & indexes books

Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

Ismaili reports represents the most contemporary fields of Islamic reviews. a lot new learn has taken position during this box because of the restoration of a big variety of Ismaili texts. This ebook features a entire directory of the resources and secondary experiences, together with theses, written through Ismailis or approximately them in all significant Islamic and eu languages.

ISBD International Standard Bibliographic Description (Series on Bibliographic Control)

"The ISBD Consolidated version" merges the texts of 7 really expert ISBDs (for books, maps, serials, sound recordings, computing device records and different digital assets, and so forth. ) right into a unmarried textual content. The "ISBD" turns out to be useful and acceptable for descriptions of bibliographic assets in any form of catalogue. during this version the conditions for cataloguing a few of the assets were made extra in line with one another, and taken up to date.

Digital Libraries (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing) Libraries Information Resources

The emergence of the net and the huge availability of cheap computing apparatus have created large curiosity in electronic libraries and digital publishing. This publication is the 1st to supply an built-in evaluation of the sphere, together with a old standpoint, the cutting-edge, and present study.

American Foreign Relations Since 1600: A Guide to the Literature, Second Edition

The USA has shaped alliances, exchanged diplomats, traded items and companies, and fought wars with countries on each continent yet Antarctica. and folks have written books, articles, stories, and papers by way of the millions on those matters. In American overseas kin when you consider that 1600, the 2002 president of the Society for Historians of yankee overseas family, Robert Beisner, has labored with participants of SHAFR to collect the main exhaustive survey of writing on American international family ever released.

Extra info for Biography: Autobiography Awards 1917-1992

Sample text

P. 1. ), The Pulitzer Prizes, op. , p. 61. 154 Cf. Hcin/-D. Fischer/Erika J. ), The Pulitzer Prize Archive, Vol. 7: American History Awards, op. , pp. 183 ff. LIII with regard to a definite favorite for the award. It was reported to the Advisory Board, that "two of your jurors... recommend that the ... Pulitzer Prize for Biography be awarded to B. L. Reid for The Man from New York" while the third was "of the opinion that the prize should go to Clifford K. Shipton for his Harvard Graduates. "156 These two members of the jury, however, considered the title The Man from New York to be a book that "surprised many readers in that its subject, John Quinn, a New York lawyer who died in 1924, was virtually unknown, yet the biography revealed him as an active supporter of the significant art movements of the first quarter-century...

KENNEDY IN THE W H I T E HOUSE THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING BOOK BY Arthur M. Schlesinger, JR LII of what promises to be a major biography... Frederic A. Pottle's James Boswell - The Early Years, 1740-1769 is likewise a work in progress... To sum up,... we unanimously recommend that the Pulitzer Prize for Biography... 150 The jurors of 1968 (Walter J. Bate, Lyman H. Butterfield and Ernest Samuels) "have found five of the numerous books submitted... worthy of the Pulitzer Prize in biography," their report reads, presenting this order of rank: "1.

XLVIII Schorer's Lewis is one of the most penetrating and revealing biographies of an American man of letters that we have ever had... Swanberg's Hearst is an entertaining and colorful account of a life that was also full of painful aspects and ambiguities. 135 The Advisory Board, Hohenberg reports, "voted overwhelmingly for W. A. Swanberg's Citizen Hearst"136 but for the first time in the whole History of the Pulitzer Prize the Columbia Trustees refused it's consent to the Board's vote and decided "to make no biography award"137 that year.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 22 votes

About the Author

admin