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Dorothy L. Sayers

Novelist (13-Jun-1893 — 17-Dec-1957)


James Brabazon. Dorothy L. Sayers: The Life of a Courageous Woman. London: Victor Gollancz. 1981. 308pp.

Mary Brian Durkin. Dorothy L. Sayers. Twayne. 1980. 204pp.

Colleen B. Gilbert. A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers. London: Macmillan. 1978. 263pp.

Janet Hitchman. Such a Strange Lady: A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers. Harper & Row. 1975. 177pp.

Ralph E. Hone. Dorothy L. Sayers: A Literary Biography. Kent State University Press. 1979. 217pp.

Barbara Reynolds. The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers' Encounter with Dante. Wipf & Stock Publishers. 2005. 267pp.

Dorothy L. Sayers. The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.. 1995. 421pp.

Ruth Youngberg. Dorothy L. Sayers: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1982. 178pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.627)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1301)

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.174)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.212)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1237)

  10. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.605-07)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.916)

  12. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (p.628)

  13. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.413)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.442)

  15. Twentieth Century Dictionary of Christian Biography (p.334)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.950)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.462)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.48)

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