Austin Dobson Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Dobson, Alban. A Bibliography of the First Editions of Published and Privately Printed Books and Pamphlets by Austin Dobson. London: The First Edition Club, 1925, 88 p.

Comprehensive bibliography that lists all of Dobson's works.

Murray, Francis Edwin. A Bibliography of Austin Dobson Attempted by Francis Edwin Murray. Derby: Frank Murray, 1900, 347 p.

Bibliography arranged by genre.


Bickley, Francis. "The Habit of Letters." The Bookman 43 (December 1912): 178-79.

Review of At Prior Park and Other Papers that considers the book old-fashioned in its "disinterested love of literature," but nonetheless worthy of praise.

"Eighteenth Century Vignettes." The Bookman 3 (December 1892): 90.

Brief review offering praise for the evocative anecdotes in Eighteenth Century Vignettes.

Dobson, Alban, Edmund Gosse, and George Saintsbury. Austin Dobson. London: Oxford University Press, 1928, 340 p.

Appreciative volume on Dobson's career, including personal letters and a bibliography of works.

Garnett, Richard. "Fanny Burney." The Bookman 25 (January 1904): 177-79.

Reviews Fanny Burney, calling the biography "thoroughly delightful."

Payne, William Morton. "Recent Books of Poetry." The Dial 6, No. 62 (June 1885): 39-45.

Provides a mixed review of At the Sign of the Lyre.

Robinson, James K. "A Neglected Phase of the Aesthetic Movement: English Parnassianism." PMLA LXVIII, No. 4 (September 1953): 733-54.

Includes Dobson in a discussion of English imitators of the Parisian poet Banville.

Additional coverage of Dobson's life and career is contained in the following sources published by Gale Research: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 35, 144.