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Lawrence Durrell

Novelist, Poet (27-Feb-1912 — 7-Nov-1990)


Michael H. Begnal (editor). On Miracle Ground: Essays on the Fiction of Lawrence Durrell. Bucknell University Press. 1990. 210pp.

Gordon Bowker. Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell. London: Sinclair-Stevenson. 1996. 480pp.

Michael V. Diboll. Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet in Its Egyptian Contexts. Edwin Mellen Press. 2004. 359pp.

George Sutherland Fraser. Lawrence Durrell: A Study. London: Faber and Faber. 1968. With a bibliography by Alan G. Thomas.

Alan Warren Friedman (editor). Critical Essays on Lawrence Durrell. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1987. 251pp.

Stefan Herbrechter. Lawrence Durrell: Postmodernism and the Ethics of Alterity. Rodopi. 1998. 334pp.

Earl G. Ingersoll (editor). Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1998. 261pp.

Donald P. Kaczvinsky. Lawrence Durrell's Major Novels, or the Kingdom of the Imagination. Susquehanna University Press. 1997. 183pp.

Frank L. Kersnowski (editor). Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. University of Rochester Press. 1989. 184pp.

Guido Kums. Fiction, or the Language of Our Discontent: A Study of the Built-In Novelist in Novels by Angus Wilson, Lawrence Durrell and Doris Lessing. Peter Lang. 1985. 245pp.

Anna Lillios (editor). Lawrence Durrell and the Greek World. Susquehanna University Press. 2004. 336pp.

Ian MacNiven. Lawrence Durrell: A Biography. London: Faber and Faber. 1998. 801pp.

Ian S. MacNiven; Harry T. Moore (editors). Literary Lifelines: The Richard Aldington -- Lawrence Durrell Correspondence. New York: Viking. 1981. 236pp.

Henry Miller (editor). Art and Outrage: A Correspondence About Henry Miller Between Lawrence Durrell and Alfred Perles. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1961.

Harry T. Moore. The World of Lawrence Durrell. Southern Illinois University Press. 1962. 239pp.

Ray Morrison. A Smile in His Mind's Eye: A Study of the Early Works of Lawrence Durrell. University of Toronto Press. 2005. 529pp.

Alfred Perles. My Friend Lawrence Durrell. London: Scorpion Press. 1961. 66pp.

Richard Pine. Lawrence Durrell: The Mindscape. Palgrave Macmillan. 1994. 472pp.

Julius Rowan Raper. Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole. University of Missouri Press. 1994. 193pp.

Linda Stump Rashidi. Re-Constructing Reality: Complexity in Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet. Peter Lang. 2004. 143pp.

Jeremy Robinson. Lawrence Durrell: Between Love and Death, Between East and West. Kidderminster: Crescent Moon Press. 1995. 145pp.

Robin Rook. At the Foot of the Acropolis: A Study of Lawrence Durrell's Novels. Delos Press. 1995. 76pp.

A. G. Thomas; J. A. Brigham. Lawrence Durrell: An Illustrated Checklist. Southern Illinois University Press. 1983. 198pp.

John A. Weigel. Lawrence Durrell. Twayne. 1965. 174pp.

George Wickes (editor). Lawrence Durrell and Henry Miller: A Private Correspondence. London: Faber & Faber. 1963. 385pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.199)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.196)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.454)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.84)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.77)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.368-73)

  11. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.63)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.292)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.299)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.159)

  15. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.91)

  16. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.165)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.73)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

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