Bianculli, David. Dictionary of Teleliteracy. New York: Continuum, 1996. Entries on Television Playhouse, Playhouse 90, and other golden-age anthologies.
Briley, Rebecca. You Can Go Home Again: The Focus on Family in the Works of Horton Foote. New York: Peter Lang, 1993. Based on Briley’s 1990 doctoral dissertation from the University of Kentucky, this study provides useful information about the importance of family in Foote’s plays. However, Briley was not able to obtain access to some important resources that are now available, and her work, though helpful, suffers somewhat from excessive reiteration of her thesis.
Hampton, Wilborn. Horton Foote: America’s Storyteller. New York: Free Press, 2009. As a friend of Foote and a New York Times theater critic, Hampton is able to shed light onto Foote’s life, from his beginnings in a small Texas town, to his success as a Broadway playwright. This book chroniclers his career through its highs and lows, and discusses prevalent themes in his works, such as race, wealth, and oppression.
Katz, Ephraim. The Film Encyclopedia. 3d ed. New York: HarperPerennial, 1998. Contains an entry on Foote’s movie career, with a complete listing of films.
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