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F. O. Matthiessen

Critic (19-Feb-1902 — 1-Apr-1950)


William E. Cain. F. O. Matthiessen and the Politics of Criticism. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. 1988. 238pp.

Giles B. Gunn. F. O. Matthiessen: The Critical Achievement. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. 1975. 210pp.

Louis Hyde (editor). Rat & the Devil: Journal Letters of F O Matthiessen and Russell Cheney. Alyson Publications. 1988. 408pp.

Frederick C. Stern. F. O. Matthiessen: Christian Socialist as Critic. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1981. 281pp.

Paul M. Sweezy; Leo Huberman (editors). F. O. Matthiessen (1902-1950): A Collective Portrait. New York: Henry Schuman. 1950. 154pp. Previously published in the Monthly Review, October, 1950.


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  3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.274)

  4. Twentieth Century Authors (p.933)

  5. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.481)

  6. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.135)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.297)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.663)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.480)

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