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Sidney Lanier

Poet (3-Feb-1842 — 7-Sep-1881)


Jack De Bellis. Sidney Lanier. New York: Twayne. 1972.

Jack De Bellis. Sidney Lanier, Henry Timrod, and Paul Hamilton Hayne: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1978. 214pp.

Jeanetta Boswell. Spokesman for the Minority: A Bibliography of Sidney Lanier, William Vaughn Moody, Henry Timrod, Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, and Jones Very, with Selective Annotations. Rowman & Littlefield. 1987. 306pp.

Chris Emmett. The General and the Poet: Albert Sidney Johnston and Sidney Lanier: A Luminary Follows a Star. San Antonio, TX: Naylor. 1937. 63pp.

Jane S. Gabin. A Living Minstrelsy: The Poetry and Music of Sidney Lanier. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press. 1985.

Philip Graham; Joseph Jones. A Concordance to the Poems of Sidney Lanier Including the Poem Outlines and Certain Uncollected Items. University of Texas Press. 1939. 447pp.

Lorenz Lincoln. The Life of Sidney Lanier. New York: Coward-McCann. 1935.

Edwin Mims. Sidney Lanier. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin. 1905. 296pp.

Edd Winfield Parks. Sidney Lanier: The Man, the Poet, the Critic. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 1968. 108pp.

Aubrey H. Starke. Sidney Lanier: A Biographical and Critical Study. University of North Carolina Press. 1933.

Richard Webb; Edwin R. Coulson. Sidney Lanier: Poet and Prosodist. University of Georgia Press. 1941. 108pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition (vol.16, pp.181-82)

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.607)

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.244)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.578)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.422)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.289)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.391)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.544)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.858)

  13. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.247)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.9)

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