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Bret Harte

Author (25-Aug-1836 — 5-May-1902)


Thomas Dykes Beasley. A Tramp Through the Bret Harte Country. San Francisco, CA: Paul Elder and Co.. 1914. 96pp.

Margaret Duckett. Mark Twain and Bret Harte. University of Oklahoma Press. 1964. 365pp.

Geoffrey Bret Harte (editor). The Letters of Bret Harte. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin. 1926. 515pp.

Henry Childs Merwin. The Life of Bret Harte With Some Account of the California Pioneers. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1911. 362pp.

Patrick D. Morrow. Bret Harte: Literary Critic. Bowling Green, OH: The Popular Press. 1979.

Axel Nissen. Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper. University Press of Mississippi. 2000. 323pp.

Richard O'Connor. Bret Harte: A Biography. Boston: Little, Brown. 1966. 331pp.

Thomas Edgar Pemberton. The Life of Bret Harte. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1903.

Gary Scharnhorst. Bret Harte:\ A Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1995. 288pp.

George R. Stewart, Jr.. A Bibliography of the Writings of Bret Harte in the Magazines and Newspapers of California, 1857-1871. Berkeley, CA: University of California. 1933.

George Rippey Stewart. Bret Harte, Argonaut, and Exile: Being an Account of the Life of the Celebrated American Humorist. Houghton Mifflin Co.. 1931. 384pp.


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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. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.674)

  9. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.463)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.111)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.317)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.179)

  14. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.344-46)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.449)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.316)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.225)

  18. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.409)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.7)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.206)

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