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Jones Very

Poet (28-Aug-1813 — 8-May-1880)


William Irving Bartlett. Jones Very: Emerson's "Brave Saint". Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 1942.

Jeanetta Boswell. Spokesman for the Minority: A Bibliography of Sidney Lanier, William Vaughn Moody, Henry Timrod, Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, and Jones Very, with Selective Annotations. Rowman & Littlefield. 1987. 306pp.

Sarah Turner Clayton. The Angelic Sins of Jones Very. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 1999.

Edwin Gittleman. Jones Very: The Effective Years, 1833-1840. New York: Columbia University Press. 1967. 436pp.


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  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.790)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.392)

  8. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.771)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1077)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.757)

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