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Charles Reade

Novelist, Playwright (8-Jun-1814 — 11-Apr-1884)


Wayne Burns. Charles Reade: A Study in Victorian Authorship. New York: Bookman Associates. 1961. 360pp.

John Coleman. Charles Reade As I Knew Him. London: Treherne and Company. 1903. 428pp.

Malcolm Elwin. Charles Reade: A Biography. Jonathan Cape. 1931. 388pp.

Charles L. Reade; Rev. Compton Reade. Charles Reade: Dramatist, Novelist, Journalist: A Memoir Compiled Chiefly From His Literary Remains. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1887.

Elton Edward Smith. Charles Reade. Twayne Publishers. 1976. 179pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.559)

  7. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.439)

  8. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.24)

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