Bibliography (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
Cronin, Anthony. “Poetry and Ideas: George Barker.” London Magazine, September, 1956. Among the best articles on Barker.
Daiches, David. The Present Age in British Literature. 1958. Reprint. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1969. Barker’s poetry is addressed.
Fodaski, Martha. George Barker. New York: Twayne, 1969. An extensive work on Barker.
Fraser, Robert. The Chameleon Poet: A Life of George Barker. London: Jonathan Cape, 2001. This biography offers both a portrait of a talented but tormented man and a glimpse of the British literary world in the twentieth century.
Fraser, Robert. “The Pilgrimage Along the Drogheda Road: W. B. Yeats, George Barker, and the Idea of Ireland.” Yeats Annual 3 (1985). Explores Barker’s Irish influence.
Heath-Stubbs, John, and Martin Green, eds. Homage to George Barker on His Sixtieth Birthday. London: Martin Brian and O’Keefe, 1973. A collection of essays honoring Barker.
Sisson, C. H. English Poetry, 1900-1950: An Assessment. 1971. Reprint. New York: Methuen, 1981. Discusses Barker’s poetry.
Swift, Patrick. “Prologomenon to George Barker.” A Quarterly Review 1 (1960). One of the better articles about Barker....
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