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George Herbert

Poet (3-Apr-1593 — 1-Mar-1633)


Arthur L. Clements. Poetry of Contemplation: John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, and the Modern Period. SUNY Press. 1990. 306pp.

A. G. Hyde. George Herbert and His Times. London: Methuen. 1906. 327pp.

C. A. Patrides (editor). George Herbert: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1995. 390pp.

Joseph H. Summers. George Herbert: His Religion and Art. Chatto & Windus. 1954. 246pp.

Harold Toliver. George Herbert's Christian Narrative. Penn State Press. 1989. 288pp.

Izaak Walton. The Life of Rev. George Herbert. J. B. Dow. 1842. 67pp. First published 1670.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.700)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.116)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.188)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.262-63)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.466)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.233)

  11. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.250)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.21)

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