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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Author (17-Feb-1879 — 9-Nov-1958)


Julia C. Ehrhardt. Writers of Conviction: The Personal Politics of Zona Gale, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Rose Wilder Lane, and Josephine Herbst. University of Missouri Press. 2004. 209pp.

Mark J. Madigan (editor). Keeping Fires Night and Day: Selected Letters of Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Columbia, MS: University of Missouri Press. 1993. 356pp.

Ida H. Washington. Dorothy Canfield Fisher: A Biography. Shelburne, VT: New England Press. 1982. 258pp.

Elizabeth Yates. Pebble in a Pool: The Widening Circles of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's Life. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1958. 284pp.

Elizabeth Yates. The Lady from Vermont: Dorothy Canfield Fisher's Life and World. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press. 1971. 290pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.141)

  6. Twentieth Century Authors (p.457)

  7. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.121)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.352)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.238)

  10. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.376)

  11. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.367-69)

  12. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.322)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.345)

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