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George W. Cable

Author, Activist (12-Oct-1844 — 31-Jan-1925)


Charles Philip Butcher. George W. Cable: The Northampton Years. New York: Columbia University Press. 1959.

Philip Butcher. George Washington Cable. Twayne. 1962. 189pp.

Bikle Lucy Leffingwell Cable. George W. Cable: His Life and Letters. New York: Scribner's. 1928. 378pp.

Guy A. Cardwell. Twins of Genius. Michigan State College Press. 1953. 134pp.

John Cleman. George Washington Cable Revisited. Twayne. 1996. 214pp.

Kjell Ekström. George Washington Cable: A Study of His Early Life and Work. Uppsala and Cambridge: A. B. Lundequistska/Harvard University Press. 1950. 197pp.

Anna Shannon Elfenbein. Women on the Color Line: Evolving Stereotypes and the Writings of George Washington Cable, Grace King, Kate Chopin. University of Virginia Press. 1989. 195pp.

Barbara Ladd. Nationalism and the Color Line in George W. Cable, Mark Twain, and William Faulkner. Louisiana State University Press. 1996. 232pp.

Willia H. Roberson. George Washington Cable: An Annotated Bibliography. NJ: Scarecrow Press. 1982. 255pp.

Louis Rubin. George W. Cable: The Life and Times of a Southern Heretic. New York, NY: Pegasus. 1969. 304pp.

Arlin Turner. George W. Cable: A Biography. Duke University Press. 1956. 400pp.

Arlin Turner. Mark Twain and George W. Cable. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press. 1960. 141pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.242)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.164)

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.124)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.115)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.158)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.109)

  13. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.133)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.124)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.39)

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