|Sir Richard Burton|
Explorer, Author (19-Mar-1821 20-Oct-1890)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Fawn M. Brodie. The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton. New York: W. W. Norton and Company. 1967. 390pp.
Isabel Burton. The Life of Captain Richard F. Burton. London: Chapman & Hall. 1893. (2 vols.) 606pp. + 664pp. Sanitized life of Burton.
Jean Burton. Sir Richard Burton's Wife. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1941. 378pp. Biography of Isabel Burton.
James A. Casada. Sir Richard F. Burton: A Bibliographical Study. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall and Co.. 1990.
Seton Dearden. The Arabian Knight: A Study of Sir Richard Burton. London: Arthur Barker. 1953. 256pp.
Seton Deardon. Burton of Arabia: The Life Story of Sir Richard Francis Burton. New York: National Travel Club. 1937. 334pp.
Walter Phelps Dodge. The Real Sir Richard Burton. London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1907.
Allen Edwardes. Death Rides A Camel: A Biography of Sir Richard Burton. New York: The Julian Press. 1963. 422pp.
Byron Farwell. Burton: A Biography of Sir Richard Burton. London: Longmans. 1963. 431pp.
Michael Hastings. Sir Richard Burton: A Biography. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1978. 288pp.
Francis Hitchman. Richard F. Burton: His Early, Private and Public Life: With an Account of his Travels and Explorations. London: Sampson, Low. 1887. (2 vols.)
Mary S. Lovell. A Rage to Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton. London: Little, Brown & Co.. 1998. 910pp.
Frank McLynn. From the Sierras to the Pampas: Richard Burton's Travels in the America, 1860-69. London: Century. 1991. 223pp.
Norman M. Penzer. An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton. London: A. M. Philpot. 1923.
Edward Rice. Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton. Scribner's Sons. 1990. 522pp.
Georgiana M. Stisted. The True Life of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton. London: H. S. Nichols. 1896. 419pp. Written by his niece, with the authority and approval of the Burton family.
Thomas Wright. Life of Sir Richard Burton. London: Everett and Co.. 1906. (2 vols.) 291pp. + 291pp.
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- Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.235)
- A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.64)
- Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.154)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.80)
- Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.115)
- The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.80)
- Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.161)
- Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.70)
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