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Stephen Vincent Benét

Author, Poet (22-Jul-1898 — 13-Mar-1943)


Charles A. Fenton. Stephen Vincent Benet: The Life and Times of an American Man of Letters, 1898-1943. Yale University Press. 1958. 436pp.

David Garrett Izzo; Lincoln Konkle (editors). Stephen Vincent Benet: Essays on His Life and Work. McFarland & Company. 2002. 256pp.

Parry Stroud. Stephen Vincent Benet. New York: Twayne Publishers. 1962. 176pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.45)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.62)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.136)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.87)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.25)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.47)

  14. Twentieth Century Authors (p.115)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.67)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.94)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.55)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.22)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.2)

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