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Thomas Wolfe

Novelist (3-Oct-1900 — 15-Sep-1938)


Neal F. Austin. A Biography of Thomas Wolfe. Austin, TX: R. Beacham. 1968.

John Earl Bassett. Thomas Wolfe: An Annotated Critical Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1996. 456pp.

David Herbert Donald. Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe. New York: Little, Brown and Company. 1987. 579pp.

Robert Taylor Ensign. Lean Down Your Ear upon the Earth, and Listen: Thomas Wolfe's Greener Modernism. University of South Carolina Press. 2002.

Elizabeth Evans. Thomas Wolfe. New York: Ungar. 1984.

Leslie A. Field (editor). Thomas Wolfe: Three Decades of Criticism. New York, NY: New York University Press. 1968.

Maxwell Geismar. Writers in Crisis: The American Novel, 1925-1940: Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1960. 308pp.

Elaine Westall Gould. Look Behind You, Thomas Wolfe: Ghosts of a Common Tribal Heritage. Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press. 1976.

Shawn Holliday. Thomas Wolfe and the Politics of Modernism. Peter Lang Publishing. 2001.

C. Hugh Holman. Three Modes of Modern Southern Fiction: Ellen Glasgow, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe. University of Georgia Press. 1966. 95pp.

Elmer D. Johnson. Thomas Wolfe: A Checklist. Kent State University Press. 1970.

Pamela Hansford Johnson. Hungry Gulliver: An English Critical Appraisal of Thomas Wolfe. New York: Charles Scirbner's Sons. 1948.

Carol Ingalls Johnston. Thomas Wolfe: A Descriptive Bibliography. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1987.

Carol Ingalls Johnston. Of Time and the Artist: Thomas Wolfe, His Novels, and the Critics. Camden House. 1996. 236pp.

Richard S. Kennedy. The Window of Memory: The Literary Career of Thomas Wolfe. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1962.

Richard S. Kennedy (editor). Thomas Wolfe: A Harvard Perspective. Athens, OH: Croissant & Company. 1983. 108pp.

Klaus Lanzinger. Jason's Voyage: The Search for the Old World in American Literature: A Study of Melville, Hawthorne, Henry James, and Thomas Wolfe. New York: Peter Lang. 1989. 243pp.

Bruce R. McElderry. Thomas Wolfe. New York: Twayne. 1964.

Herbert J. Muller. Thomas Wolfe. Norfolk, CT: New Directions Books. 1947.

Hayden Norwood. The Marble Man's Wife: Thomas Wolfe's Mother. New York: Scribner's. 1947. 200pp.

Elizabeth Nowell. Thomas Wolfe: A Biography. New York: Doubleday. 1960. 456pp.

Elizabeth Nowell (editor). The Letters of Thomas Wolfe. New York: Scribner's. 1956. 797pp.

John S. Phillipson. Thomas Wolfe: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1977. 218pp.

George R. Preston. Thomas Wolfe: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1979. 127pp.

Paschal Reeves. Thomas Wolfe's Albatross: Race And Nationality In America. Athens, GA: University of Georiga Press. 1968. 160pp.

Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr.. Thomas Wolfe: The Weather of his Youth. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1955. 183pp.

William U. Snyder. Thomas Wolfe: Ulysses and Narcissus. Ohio University Press. 1971.

Richard Lowell Steele. Thomas Wolfe: A Study in Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism. Pittsburgh, PA: Dorrance Publishing Company. 1976. 214pp.

Andrew Turnbull. Thomas Wolfe: A Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1967. 374pp.

Richard Walser (editor). The Enigma of Thomas Wolfe: Biographical and Critical Selections. Harvard University Press. 1953. 313pp.

Richard Walser. Thomas Wolfe: Undergraduate. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 1977. 166pp.

Richard G. Walser. Thomas Wolfe: An Introduction and Interpretation. New York: Barnes and Noble. 1961.

Floyd C. Watkins. Thomas Wolfe's Characters: Portraits from Life. University of Oklahoma Press. 1957. 194pp.

Mabel Wolfe Wheaton; with Legette Blythe. Thomas Wolfe and His Family. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1961. 336pp.

Thomas Wolfe. Thomas Wolfe's Letters To His Mother, Julia Elizabeth Wolfe. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1943. 368pp.

Thomas Wolfe. Selected Letters of Thomas Wolfe. London: William Heinemann. 1958. 326pp. Letters selected by Daniel George.


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  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1244)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.832)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.762)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1576)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.1153)

  14. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.200)

  15. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.257)

  16. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1541)

  17. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.842)

  18. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1123)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.808)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.519)

  21. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1242)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.16)

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