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John Skelton

Poet (c. 1460 — 21-Jun-1529)


Nan Cooke Carpenter. John Skelton. Twayne. 1968. 183pp.

Anthony S. G. Edwards (editor). John Skelton: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1995. 224pp.

H. L. R. Edwards. Skelton: The Life and Times of an Early Tudor Poet. Jonathan Cape. 1949. 325pp.

Stanley Eugene Fish. John Skelton's Poetry. Yale University Press. 1965. 268pp.

Ian A. Gordon. John Skelton: Poet Laureate. Melbourne University Press. 1943. 223pp.

Jane Griffiths. John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak. Oxford University Press. 2006. 213pp.

Arthur Ray Heiserman. Skelton and Satire. University of Chicago Press. 1961. 326pp.

Arthur F. Kinney. John Skelton: Priest as Poet: Seasons of Discovery. University of North Carolina Press. 1987. 236pp.

Robert S. Kinsman. John Skelton, Early Tudor Laureate: An Annotated Bibliography, c. 1488-1977. G. K. Hall. 1978. 179pp.

L. J. Lloyd. John Skelton: A Sketch of His Life and Writings. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 1938. 152pp.

Maurice Pollet. Translated by John Warrington. John Skelton: Poet of Tudor England. Dent. 1971. 302pp.

Greg Walker. John Skelton and the Politics of the 1520s. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 244pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.137)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.223)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.345)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.473-74)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.955)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.456)

  11. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.480)

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