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Sir Thomas Browne

Author, Doctor (19-Oct-1605 — 19-Oct-1682)


Joan Bennett. Sir Thomas Browne: A Man of Achievement in Literature. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1962. 247pp.

William P. Dunn. Sir Thomas Browne: A Study of Religious Philosophy. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. 1950. Second edition.

Jeremiah Stanton Finch. Sir Thomas Browne: A Doctor's Life of Science & Faith. New York: Henry Schuman. 1950. 317pp.

Edmund Gosse. Sir Thomas Browne. London: Macmillan & Co.. 1905. 215pp.

Daniela Havenstein. Democratizing Sir Thomas Browne: Religio Medici and Its Imitations. Oxford University Press. 2000. 248pp.

Frank Livingstone Huntley. Sir Thomas Browne: A Biographical and Critical Study. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1962. 283pp.

Geoffrey L. Keynes. A Bibliography of Sir Thomas Browne. Oxford, England: Cambridge University Press. 1924. 255pp. Also a second edition in 1968, augmented, of 293pp.

Leonard Nathanson. The Strategy of Truth: A Study of Sir Thomas Browne. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1967. 241pp.

Jonathan F. S. Post. Sir Thomas Browne. Twayne. 1987. 189pp.

Claire Preston. Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early Modern Science. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 2005. 264pp.


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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.215)

  6. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.50)

  7. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.60-62)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.141)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.74)

  10. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.95)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.77)

  12. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.42)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.69)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.73)

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