William II Byrd Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Cutting, Rose Marie. “Writings About William Byrd II, 1817-1974.” In John and William Bartram, William Byrd II and St. John de Crèvecoeur: A Reference Guide, pp. 73-106. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976.

Annotated bibliography of critical studies on Byrd published between 1817 and 1974.


Beatty, Richmond Croom. William Byrd of Westover. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1932, 223 p.

Important early biography that attempts to presents a faithful picture of an idealized persona, distinguishing between reality and myth and not neglecting the more unfortunate side of colonial...

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