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Purpose & Audience

William Belcher – Purpose and Audience

William Belcher’s memoir describes his life from childhood to adulthood, through his own chronological accounts, and is able to present a vast picture of his life to …

Edward S. Humphries: Purpose and Audience

Written from his retirement, the years following 1974, Edward S. Humphries’ memoir explains in great detail a wonderful working class childhood. He writes the …

Norah Elliott (b.1903): Purpose & Audience

Norah Elliott’s autobiography represents her hard-working Grandfather Pilch, her beloved Aunt Susan, her drowned father, her mentally ill mother, her adopted family …