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Max Beerbohm

Critic, Cartoonist (24-Aug-1872 — 20-May-1956)


Mary M. Lago, Karl Beckson (editor). Max & Will: Max Beerbohm and William Rothenstein: Their Friendship and Letters, 1893-1945. London: John Murray. 1975. 193pp.

Samuel N. Behrman. Portrait of Max: An Intimate Memoir of Sir Max Beerbohm. New York, NY: Random House. 1960. 317pp. Alternative UK title, Conversations with Max.

David Cecil. Max: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1965. 507pp.

Lawrence Danson. Max Beerbohm and the Act of Writing. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. 1989. 264pp.

Lawrence Danson. Max Beerbohm and the Mirror of the Past. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1982. 77pp.

John Felstiner. The Lies of Art: Max Beerbohm's Parody and Caricature. London: Victor Gollancz. 1973. 282pp.

A. E. Gallatin; L. M. Oliver. A Bibliography of the Works of Max Beerbohm. London: Rupert Hart-Davis. 1952. 60pp.

A. E. Gallatin. Sir Max Beerbohm: Bibliographical Notes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1944. 121pp.

N. John Hall. Max Beerbohm: A Kind of Life. Yale University Press. 2002. 299pp.

Rupert Hart-Davis (editor). Letters of Max Beerbohm, 1892-1956. London: John Murray. 1988. 244pp.

Rupert Hart-Davis (editor). Max Beerbohm's Letters to Reggie Turner. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott. 1965. 312pp.

Bohum Lynch. Max Beerbohm in Perspective. London: William Heinemann. 1921. 185pp.

Katherine Lyon Mix. Max and the Americans. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press. 1974. 210pp.

J. G. Riewald. Sir Max Beerbohm: Man and Writer: A Critical Analysis with a Brief Life and a Bibliography. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff. 1953. 369pp.

Robert Viscusi. Max Beerbohm, or The Dandy Dante: Rereading With Mirrors. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1986. 267pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.61)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.45)

  7. Twentieth Century Authors (p.102)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.89)

  9. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.52-53)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.42)

  11. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.41)

  12. Legends in Their Own Time (p.20)

  13. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.47)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.17)

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