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Charles Brockden Brown

Novelist (17-Jan-1771 — 22-Feb-1810)


Alan Axelrod. Charles Brockden Brown: An American Tale. University of Texas Press. 1983.

Philip Barnard. Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality in the Early Republic. University of Tennessee Press. 2004. 416pp.

Bill Christophersen. The Apparition in the Glass: Charles Brockden Brown's American Gothic. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 1994. 208pp.

David Lee Clark. Charles Brockden Brown: Pioneer Voice of America. Duke University Press. 1952. 363pp.

Michael Cody. Charles Brockden Brown and the Literary Magazine: Cultural Journalism in the Early American Republic. McFarland & Company. 2004.

William Dunlap. Life of Charles Brockden Brown. Philadelphia, PA: P. Parke. 1815. (2 vols.)

Norman S. Grabo. The Coincidental Art of Charles Brockden Brown. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1981.

Elizabeth Jane Wall Hinds. Private Property: Charles Brockden Brown's Gendered Economics of Virtue. University of Delaware Press. 1997. 190pp.

Peter Kafer. Charles Brockden Brown's Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2004. 249pp.

Robert S. Levine. Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville. Cambridge University Press. 1989. 312pp.

Patricia Parker. Charles Brockden Brown: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1980.

Donald A. Ringe. Charles Brockden Brown. New York: Twayne. 1991. 141pp.

Bernard Rosenthal (editor). Critical Essays on Charles Brockden Brown. G. K. Hall. 1981. 246pp.

Scott Slawinski. Validating Bachelorhood: Audience, Patriarchy and Charles Brockden Brown's Editorship of the Monthly Magazine and American Review. Taylor & Francis. 2004.

Timothy Fran Strode. The Ethics of Exile: Colonialism in the Fictions of Charles Brockden Brown and J. M. Coetzee. Routledge. 2005.

Martin S. Vilas. Charles Brockden Brown: A Study of Early American Fiction. Burlington, VT: Free Press Association. 1904. 67pp.

Harry R. Warfel. Charles Brockden Brown: American Gothic Novelist. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. 1949. 255pp.

Steven Watts. The Romance of Real Life: Charles Brockden Brown and the Origins of American Culture. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1994. 246pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.213)

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.142)

  9. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.104)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.102)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.49)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.140)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.92)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.73)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.111)

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

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