Abraham Lincoln as a Writer
Presented by The Graduate School of Journalism and the Bancroft Library
Fred Kaplan, biographer of Mark Twain and Henry James, will discuss his new book, Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer, which is cited as among the latest reading of President Obama.
Fred Kaplan is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of several biographies, including The Singular Mark Twain, Gore Vidal, Henry James, The Imagination of Genius, Charles Dickens, and Thomas Carlyle, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Boothbay, Maine.
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