The victim as criminal and artist: literature from the American prison

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Oxford University Press, 1978 - Literary Collections - 337 pages
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A history of prison literature in the United States examines and reinterprets the works of those who became writers by virtue of their being defined and treated as criminals

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A History of Literature by Convicts
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About the Author
H. Bruce Franklin, author or editor of fifteen books on culture and history, is The John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University.