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Katherine Anne Porter

Author (15-May-1890 — 18-Sep-1980)


Thomas Carl Austenfeld. American Women Writers and the Nazis: Ethics and Politics in Boyle, Porter, Stafford, and Hellman. University Press of Virginia. 2001. 189pp.

Robert F. Kiernan. Katherine Anne Porter and Carson McCullers: A Reference Guide. G. K. Hall. 1976. 194pp.

Enrique Hank Lopez. Conversations With Katherine Anne Porter: Refugee from Indian Creek. Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co.. 1981. 326pp.

Janis P. Stout. Katherine Anne Porter: A Sense of the Times. University of Virginia Press. 1995. 381pp.

Janis P. Stout. Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion. University of Virginia Press. 1994. 228pp.

Darlene Harbour Unrue. Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist. University Press of Mississippi. 2005. 381pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.568)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1183)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.837)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.192)

  11. Contemporary Novelists (pp.998-1003)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1118)

  13. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.538-39)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.599)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.821)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.581)

  17. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.377)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.403)

  19. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.129)

  20. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.866)

  21. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.696)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.12)

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