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Richard Steele

Author (1672 — 1-Sep-1729)


George A. Aitken. The Life of Richard Steele. London: Wm. Isbister. 1889. (2 vols.)

Edward A. Bloom; Lillian D. Bloom (editors). Joseph Addison and Richard Steele: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1996. 480pp.

Willard Connely. Sir Richard Steele. New York: Scribner's. 1934. 462pp.

Richard H. Dammers. Richard Steele. Twayne. 1982. 160pp.

Austin Dobson. Richard Steele. London: Longmans, Green and Co.. 1888. 240pp.

A. R. Humphreys. Steele, Addison, and Their Periodical Essays. Longmans, Green. 1959. 46pp. For the British Council.

Henry R. Montgomery. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Richard Steele: Soldier, Dramatist, Essayist, and Patriot, with His Correspondence, and Notices of His Contemporaries, the Wits and Statesmen of Queen Anne's Time. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. 1865. (2 vols.)

Calhoun Winton. Captain Steele: The Early Career of Richard Steele. Johns Hopkins Press. 1964. 225pp.

Calhoun Winton. Sir Richard Steele, M.P.: The Later Career. Johns Hopkins Press. 1970. 265pp.


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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.1390)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.314)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.357)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.490-92)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.978)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.465)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.649)

  12. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.814)

  13. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.281)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.25)

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