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Nathaniel Parker Willis

Journalist, Author (20-Jan-1806 — 20-Jan-1867)


Courtland P. Auser. Nathaniel P. Willis. Twayne. 1969. 175pp.

Thomas Nelson Baker. Sentiment & Celebrity: Nathaniel Parker Willis and the Trials of Literary Fame. Oxford University Press. 1999. 252pp.

Henry A. Beers. Nathaniel Parker Willis. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin. 1885. 365pp.


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  3. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  4. Webster's American Biographies (p.1140)

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.238)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.832)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.409)

  8. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.822)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.800)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1217)

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