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Frank Norris

Novelist, Journalist (5-Mar-1870 — 25-Oct-1902)


Lars Ahnebrink. The Influence of ╔mile Zola on Frank Norris.. 1947. 68pp.

Lars ┼hnebrink. The Beginning of Naturalism in American Fiction: A Study of the Works of Hamlin Garland, Stephen Crane, and Frank Norris with Special Reference to Some European Influences, 1891-1903. Uppsala: A. B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln. 1950. 506pp.

Daniel H. Borus. Writing Realism: Howells, James, and Norris in the Mass Market. University of North Carolina Press. 1989.

Jennifer Boyd. Frank Norris: Spatial Form and Narrative Time. New York, New York: Peter Lang. 1993.

Paul Civello. American Literary Naturalism and Its Twentieth-Century Transformations: Frank Norris, Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillo. University of Georgia Press. 1994. 191pp.

William B. Dillingham. Frank Norris: Instinct and Art. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 1969. 179pp.

Warren G. French. Frank Norris. New York: Twayne. 1962.

Maxwell Geismar. Rebels and Ancestors: A Critical Study of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Jack London, Ellen Glasgow & Theodore Dreiser. London: Allen. 1954. 435pp.

Don Graham. The Fiction of Frank Norris: The Aesthetic Context. University of Missouri Press. 1976.

James D. Hart (editor). A Novelist in the Making: Frank Norris. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1970. 596pp.

Barbara Hochman. The Art of Frank Norris, Storyteller. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press. 1988. 149pp.

Lawrence E. Hussman. Harbingers of a Century: The Novels of Frank Norris. Peter Lang Publishing. 1999. 224pp.

Kenneth A. Lohf; Eugene P. Sheehy. Frank Norris: A Bibliography. Los Gatos, CA: Talisman Press. 1959. 107pp.

Ernest Marchand. Frank Norris: A Study. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 1942. 258pp.

Joseph R. McElrath; Jesse S. Crisler. Frank Norris: A Life. University of Illinois Press. 2005.

Joseph R. McElrath, Jr.. Frank Norris: A Descriptive Bibliography. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. 1996. 355pp.

Joseph R. McElrath. Frank Norris and The Wave: A Bibliography. Garland. 1988. 161pp.

Joseph R. McElrath. Frank Norris Revisited. New York: Twayne. 1992. 145pp.

John Christian Waldmeir. The American Trilogy, 1900-1937: Norris, Dreiser, Dos Passos and the History of Mammon. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press. 1995. 172pp.

Franklin Walker. Frank Norris: A Biography. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1932.

Lon West. Deconstructing Frank Norris's Fiction: The Male-Female Dialectic. New York: Peter Lang. 1998.

Mohamed Zayani. Reading the Symptom: Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and the Dynamics of Capitalism. Peter Lang. 1999.


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  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.833)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1087)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.771)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.177)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1031)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.542)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.737)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.537)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.373)

  18. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.736)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.540)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.11)

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