Erasmus Darwin Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Hearn, Lafcadio. “Erasmus Darwin.” In Some Strange English Literary Figures of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, edited by R. Tanabé, pp. 33-39. Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries, Inc., 1927.

Anecdotal and admiring summary of Darwin's life and works.

King-Hele, Desmond, ed. Introduction to The Letters of Erasmus Darwin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981, 363 p.

Includes a comprehensive and readable account of Darwin's life.

Pearson, Hesketh. Doctor Darwin. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1930, 242 p.

Lengthy, detailed, and...

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