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Elinor Wylie

Poet, Novelist (7-Sep-1885 — 16-Dec-1928)


Judith Farr. The Life and Art of Elinor Wylie. Louisiana State University Press. 1983. 217pp.

Thomas A. Gray. Elinor Wylie. New York: Twayne. 1969. 171pp.

Evelyn Helmick Hively. A Private Madness: The Genius of Elinor Wylie. Kent State University Press. 2002. 320pp.

Nancy Hoyt. Elinor Wylie: The Portrait of an Unknown Lady. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1935. 203pp.

Stanley Olson. Elinor Wylie: A Life Apart: A Biography. New York: Dial Press. 1979. 376pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1587)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.1166)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.260)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1556)

  10. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.712-15)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.851)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1131)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.817)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1261)

  15. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.1192)

  16. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.347)

  17. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.945)

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