Victorian Bibliography for 1953

  title={Victorian Bibliography for 1953},
  author={Austin Wright},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  pages={233 - 264}
  • A. Wright
  • Published 1 May 1954
  • History
  • Modern Philology
THIs bibliography has been prepared by a committee of the Victorian Literature Group of the Modern Language Association of America: Austin Wright, chairman, Carnegie Institute of Technology; Karl Litzenberg, University of Michigan; William D. Templeman, University of Southern California; and Francis G. Townsend, Ohio State University. It attempts to list the noteworthy publications of 1953 (including reviews of these and earlier items) that have a bearing on English literature of the Victorian… 
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An Early Champion of Wordsworth: Thomas Noon Talpourd
  • W. S. Ward
  • Linguistics
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  • 1953
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