The Good Die Young
Keywords:American Literature, Children's Literature,
AbstractStearns explores a special type of memoirs, a generic name to a lugubrious genre of American literature concerning the lives of young persons who died at an early age after exhibiting notable signs of piety. The Rutgers University Library possesses a fine collection of these memoir anthologies, some one hundred narratives, each one a little more moral than its predecessors.
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