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E. B. White

Author, Columnist (11-Jul-1899 — 01-Oct-1985)


Lucien L. Agosta. E. B. White: The Children's Books. Twayne. 1995. 179pp.

Scott Elledge. E. B. White: A Biography. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.. 1984. 400pp.

Dorothy Lobrano Guth (editor). Letters of E. B. White. New York: Harper & Row. 1976. 686pp.

Katherine Romans Hall. E. B. White: A Bibliographic Catalogue of Printed Materials in the Department of Rare Books, Cornell University Library. New York: Garland. 1979. 526pp.

Robert L. Root, Jr. (editor). Critical Essays on E. B. White. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Company. 1994. 205pp.

Robert L. Root, Jr.. E. B. White: The Emergence of an Essayist. University of Iowa Press. 1999. 264pp.

Isabel Russell. Katharine and E. B. White: An Affectionate Memoir. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 1988. 269pp.

Michael Sims. The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic. Bloomsbury. 2011. 256pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1210)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.750)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1551)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.1124)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.319)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1508)

  14. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.817)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.538)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1110)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.788)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.513)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, p.127)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.16)

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