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William Cullen Bryant

Poet, Editor (3-Nov-1794 — 12-Jun-1878)


Joan D. Berbrich. Three Voices from Paumanok: The Influence of Long Island on James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant and Walt Whitman. Port Washington, NY: I. J. Friedman. 1969. 225pp.

John Bigelow. William Cullen Bryant. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin. 1890.

William Aspenwall Bradley. William Cullen Bryant. New York: Macmillan Company. 1905. 228pp.

Charles H. Brown. William Cullen Bryant: A Biography. New York: Scribner's. 1971. 576pp.

Charles Henry Brown. William Cullen Bryant. New York: Scribner's. 1971. 576pp.

William Cullen Bryant II; Thomas G. Voss (editors). The Letters of William Cullen Bryant. New York: Fordham University Press. 1975. (6 vols.) 501pp. + 567pp. + 564pp. + 450pp. + 462pp. + 474pp.

Ella M. Foshay; Barbara Novak. Intimate Friends: Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand and William Cullen Bryant. Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press. 2001.

Parke Godwin. Life of William Cullen Bryant. New York: Appleton. 1883. (2 vols.) 423pp. + 436pp.

Curtiss S. Johnson. Politics and a Belly-Full: The Journalistic Career of William Cullen Bryant, Civil War Editor of the New York Evening Post. New York: Vantage Press. 1962. 209pp.

Albert F. McLean, Jr.. William Cullen Bryant. New York: Twayne Publishers. 1964.

Harry Peckham. Gotham Yankee: A Biography of William Cullen Bryant. New York: Vantage. 1950. 228pp.

Henry C. Sturgis. Chronologies of the Life and Writings of William Cullen Bryant with A Bibliography of His Works in Prose and Verse. New York: D. Appelton & Co.. 1903.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition (vol.4, pp.698-99)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.146)

  7. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.106)

  8. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.55)

  9. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.113-15)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.37)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.144)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.97)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.79)

  14. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.60)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.118)

  16. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.102)

  17. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.146)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.36)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.3)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.63)

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