Jane Addams Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Davis, Allen F. American Heroine: The Life and Legend of Jane Addams. London: Oxford University Press, 1973, 339 p.

A critical biography which examines Addams's intellectual roots and offers an appraisal of her significance.

Linn, James Weber. Jane Addams: A Biography. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1935, 457 p.

Linn, Addams' nephew, had her full cooperation and access to all her papers in his preparation of this authorized biography.

Meigs, Cornelia. Jane Addams: Pioneer for Social Justice. Boston: Little, Brown, 1970, 274 p.

A biography of Addams as a woman of action who...

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