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Thomas Traherne: Studies

Allchin, A M; Ridler, Anne; Smith, Julia, Profitable Wonders: Aspects of Thomas Traherne, Oxford, Amate Press 1989
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Allitt, John Stewart, Thomas Traherne: Il Poeta-Teologo della Meraviglia e della Felicità, Milan: Edizioni Villadiseriane 2007
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Balakier, James J, Thomas Traherne and the Felicities of the Mind, Amherst, NY, Cambria Press 2010
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Blevins, Jacob, An Annotated Bibliography of Thomas Traherne Criticism, 1900-2003, Lewiston, NY, The Edward Mellen Press Ltd 2006
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Blevins, Jacob (ed), Re-reading Thomas Traherne: A Collection of New Critical Essays, Tempe, AZ, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2007
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Clements, Arthur L, The Mystical Poetry of Thomas Traherne, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press 1969
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Day, Malcolm N, Thomas Traherne, Boston, MA, Twayne 1982
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DeNeef, A Leigh, Traherne in Dialogue: Heidegger, Lacan and Derrida, Durham and London, Duke University Press 1988
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Dodd, Elizabeth S., Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne’s Poetic Theology, Ashgate 2015
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Dodd, Elizabeth S. and Gorman, Cassandra (eds.), Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Thought, D. S. Brewer 2016
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Dowell, Graham, Enjoying the World: The Rediscovery of Thomas Traherne, London, Mowbray 1990
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Guffey, George R, Concordance of the Poetry of Thomas Traherne, Berkeley, CA, University of California Press 1974
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Inge, Denise, Happiness and Holiness: Thomas Traherne and his Writings, Norwich, Canterbury Press 2008
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Inge, Denise, Wanting Like a God: Desire and Freedom in Thomas Traherne, London, SCM Press 2009
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Salter, K W, Thomas Traherne: Mystic and Poet, London, Hodder and Stoughton 1964
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Sherrington, Alison, Mystical Symbolism in the Poetry of Thomas Traherne, St Lucia, University of Queensland Press 1970
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Sluberski, Thomas Richard, A Mind in Frame: The Theological Thought of Thomas Traherne, Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Library Press 2008
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Smith, Julia J, ‘Thomas Traherne’ in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press and online at 2004-2013
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Stewart, Stanley, The Expanded Voice: The Art of Thomas Traherne, San Marino, CA, Huntington Library Press 1970
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Wade, Gladys, Thomas Traherne, with a Selected Bibliography of Criticism by Robert Allerton Parker, Princeton, NJ, reprinted London, Octagon Books 1944; 1969
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Wohrer, Franz K, Thomas Traherne: The Growth of a Mystic’s Mind, Lewiston, NY, Edwin Mellen Press 1982
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