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John Vanbrugh

Playwright, Architect (24-Jan-1664 — 26-Mar-1726)


Geoffrey Beard. The Work of John Vanbrugh. Batsford. 1986. 176pp.

Gerald M. Berkowitz. Sir John Vanbrugh and the End of Restoration Comedy. Rodopi. 1981. 222pp.

Kerry Downes. Vanbrugh. A. Zwemmer. 1977. 291pp.

Bernard Harris. Sir John Vanbrugh. Longmans. 1967. 43pp.

Arthur R. Huseboe. Sir John Vanbrugh. Twayne. 1976. 178pp.

Frank McCormick. Sir John Vanbrugh: The Playwright as Architect. Penn State Press. 1991. 196pp.

Frank McCormick. Sir John Vanbrugh: A Reference Guide. G. K. Hall. 1992. 228pp.

Christopher Ridgway; Robert Williams (editors). Sir John Vanbrugh and Landscape Architecture in Baroque England, 1690-1730. Sutton. 2000. 242pp.

Laurence Whistler. Sir John Vanbrugh: Architect and Dramatist, 1664-1726. Cobden-Sanderson. 1938. 327pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1494)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.390)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (p.532)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1067)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.494)

  11. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.893)

  12. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.299)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.534)

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