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William Styron

Novelist (11-Jun-1925 — 31-Oct-2006)


Jackson R. Bryer. William Styron: A Reference Guide. G. K. Hall. 1977.

Arthur D. Casciato; James L. W. West (editors). Critical Essays on William Styron. Boston: G. K. Hall and Co.. 1982.

John H. Clarke (editor). William Styron's "Nat Turner": Ten Black Writers Respond. Boston, MA: Beacon Press. 1968. 120pp.

Samuel Coale. William Styron Revisited. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers. 1991. 150pp.

Gavin Cologne-Brookes. Novels of William Styron: From Harmony to History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1995. 304pp.

John Kenny Crane. Root of All Evil: The Thematic Unity of William Styron's Fiction. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. 1985.

David Hadaller. Gynicide: Women in the Novels of William Styron. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1996.. 218pp.

Elisabeth Herion-Sarafidis. Mode of Melancholy: A Study of William Styron's Novels. Uppsala University Press. 1995. 176pp.

Philip W. Leon. William Styron: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1978. 129pp.

Marc L. Ratner. William Styron. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers. 1972. 170pp.

Daniel William Ross (editor). The Critical Response to William Styron. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1995. 304pp.

Judith Ruderman. William Styron. New York: Frederick A. Ungar. 1987. 139pp.

Alexandra Styron. Reading My Father: A Memoir. Simon and Schuster. 2011. 288pp.

James L. W. West III. William Styron: A Life. New York: Random House. 1998. 506pp.

James L. W. West III (editor). Conversations with William Styron. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. 1985. 280pp.

James L. W. West. William Styron: A Descriptive Bibliography. G. K. Hall. 1977. 252pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.680)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1414)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.231)

  11. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1201-03)

  12. Current Biography, 1968 Yearbook (pp.385-88)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.735)

  14. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.491)

  15. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1389-91)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.991)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (vol.709stj:4, p.567)

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

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