115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Lowell's "My Autobiography"

Steven Gould Axelrod, University of California, Riverside

This paper describes Lowell's prose autobiography project, which he worked on for three years in the mid-1950s and then abandoned. Seventeen of its twenty chapters have not yet seen print. I will conclude by reading aloud its unpublished final chapter.

Proposal: 

This paper describes Lowell's prose autobiography project, which he worked on for three years in the mid-1950s and then abandoned. Seventeen of its twenty chapters have not yet seen print. I will conclude by reading aloud its unpublished final chapter.