Nineteenth-century British literary biographers

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Gale Research, Jul 29, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 387 pages
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Contents

Thomas Carlyle 17951881 34 Bryan Waller Procter Barry Cornwall
34
Allan Cunningham 17841842
46
Thomas De Quincey 17851859
53
Austin Dobson 18401921
63
John Forster 18121876
75
James Anthony Froude 18181894
87
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell 18101865
97
Alexander Gilchrist 18281861
108
Edmund Gosse 18491928 127 Macmillans English Men of Letters First Series
127
Leigh Hunt 17841859
147
George Henry Lewes 18171878 166 Contributors
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About the author (1994)

Steven Serafin, a leading authority on the arts, is the editor of "Continuum Encyclopedias of American and British Literature" and "Encyclopedia of World Literature in the Twentieth Century". He lives in New York City.