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Samuel Butler

Author (4-Dec-1835 — 18-Jun-1902)


G. D. H. Cole. Samuel Butler and The Way of All Flesh. London: Home & Van Thal, Ltd.. 1947. 118pp.

Henry Festing-Jones. Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon: A Memoir. London: Macmillan. 1919. (2 vols.) 448pp. + 531pp.

P. N. Furbank. Samuel Butler, 1835-1902. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1948. 113pp.

Stanley B. Harkness. The Career of Samuel Butler, 1835-1902: A Bibliography. London: The Bodley Head. 1955. 154pp.

A. J. Hoppé. A Bibliography of the Writings of Samuel Butler (Author of "Erewhon") and of Writings About Him. London: Bookman's Journal. 1925. 184pp.

Henry F. Jones. Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon, 1835-1902: A Memoir. London: A. C. Fifield. 1919. (2 vols.) 448pp. + 531pp.

Joseph Jones. Cradle of Erewhon: Samuel Butler in New Zealand. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 1959. 224pp.

U. C. Knoepflmacher. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel: George Eliot, Walter Pater, and Samuel Butler. Princeton University Press. 1970. 315pp.

Malcolm Muggeridge. The Earnest Atheist: A Study of Samuel Butler. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1936. 226pp.

Ralf Norrman. Wholeness Restored: Love of Symmetry as a Shaping Force in the Writings of Henry James, Kurt Vonnegut, Samuel Butler and Raymond Chandler. Peter Lang. 1998. 283pp.

Clara Gruening Stillman. Samuel Butler: A Mid-Victorian Modern. New York: Viking Press. 1932. 319pp.

Basil Willey. Darwin and Butler: Two Versions of Evolution. London: Chatto & Windus. 1960. 116pp. Samuel Butler, 1835-1902.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.238)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.40)

  8. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.66)

  9. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.32)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.155)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.82)

  12. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.116-19)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.81)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.18)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.71)

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