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John Burroughs

Naturalist, Author (3-Apr-1837 — 29-Mar-1921)


Elizabeth Burroughs Kelley. John Burroughs, Naturalist: The Story of His Work and Family. Exposition Press. 1959. 263pp.

Daniel G. Payne (editor). Writing the Land: John Burroughs and His Legacy. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2009. 265pp.

Charlotte ZoŽ Walker (editor). Sharp Eyes: John Burroughs and American Nature Writing. Syracuse University Press. 2000. 313pp.

James Perrin Warren. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature. University of Georgia Press. 2006. 266pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.235)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.157)

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.120)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.111)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.153)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.104)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.91)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.128)

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