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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Poet (24-Mar-1919 — 22-Feb-2021)


Neeli Cherkovski. Ferlinghetti: A Biography. New York: Doubleday. 1979. 254pp.

Christopher Felver. Ferlinghetti: Portrait. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith. 1998. 112pp. Photographs and poetry.

Bill Morgan. Lawrence Ferlinghetti: A Comprehensive Bibliography to 1980. New York: Garland Publishing. 1982.

Barry Silesky. Ferlinghetti: The Artist in His Time. New York: Warner Books. 1990. 294pp.

Michael Skau. Constantly Risking Absurdity: Essays on the Writings of Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Whitston Publishing Company. 1989. 103pp.

Larry R. Smith. Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet-at-Large. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press. 1983. 232pp.


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  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.218)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.87)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.246)

  12. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.465-66)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.345)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.166)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.232)

  16. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.490)

  17. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.68)

  18. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.104)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.5)

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