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Fruchter, Barry George: Studies in the English elegy. Univ. Diss. Microfilm edition. State University of New York at Stony Brook, N.Y., 1977.
Fry, Paul H.: The Poet's Calling in the English Ode. New Haven: Yale UP, 1980, "Thomas Gray's Feather'd Cincture", 63-96.
Fukuhara, Rintaro and Henry Bergen: An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray. The three manuscripts. Primrose Hill: E. Walters and G. Miller, 1933.
Fukuhara, Rintaro: A Bibliographical Study of Thomas Gray. With an appendix: Gray's marginalia on cookery, printed for the first time from the MS. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 1933. [A bibliography, with explanatory notes in Japanese, with a portrait]
Fukuhara, Rintaro: English poems and translations of Richard West: a collection, with introduction & appendix "Thomas Gray and Richard West", 1959. [Tokyo]: [Kyoritsu Joshi Daigaku], . [Added t.p. in Japanese, Introd. and appendix in Japanese and English]
Fukuhara, Rintaro: Essays on Thomas Gray. Tokyo: Tokyo UP, 1960.
Galigani, Giuseppe: Tra poesia e pittura: Il Bardo di Thomas Gray e le arti figurative. Nuovi saggi, 126. Parma: Pratiche, c1995. [Contains illustrations, the text of the poem in English and in Italian translation, bibliographical references (-123), and index]. Reviews: C. Maria Laudando in Istituto Universitario Orientale (Napoli): Annali / Anglistica 38(1-2) (1995), 219-222, and in Comparatistica 7 (1995), 177-179.
Garrett, John: British Poetry Since the Sixteenth Century. A Student's Guide. London: MacMillan, 1986, "A Tilt towards Romanticism: Thomas Gray", 94-102.
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Grant, Sarabeth Ann: Claiming History: Historiography, Commemoration, and Aesthetic Recompense, 1743-1751. Unpub. univ. diss., Brandeis U., 2016. [Abstr. in Dissertation Abstracts International (Ann Arbor, MI) DA3723507. Contains a chapter on Gray's Elegy.]
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Haan, Estelle: Thomas Gray's Latin poetry: some classical, neo-Latin and vernacular contexts. Bruxelles: Latomus revue d'études latines, 2000.
Hagstrum, Jean H.: The Sister Arts. The Tradition of Literary Pictorialism and English Poetry from Dryden to Gray. Chicago: U. of Chicago P., 1958, "Thomas Gray", 287-314.
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Huehn, Peter: Geschichte der englischen Lyrik, 2 vols. Tübingen/Basel: Francke Verlag, 1995, vol. 1, "Zwischen Klassik und Romantik: Thomas Gray", 233-250.
Hunt, John Dixon: The Figure in the Landscape: Poetry, Painting, and Gardening During the Eighteenth Century. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1976, ch. 4.
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Irving, William Henry: The Providence of Wit in the English Letter Writers. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1955, chapter VII, 228-245.
Jackson, Wallace: The Probable and the Marvelous. Blake, Wordsworth, and the Eighteenth-Century Tradition. Athens: U. of Georgia P., 1978, "Mid-Century Poets: Thomas Gray", 64-82.
Jacobson, Jean Alice: How Should Poetry Look? The Printer's Measure and Poet's Line. Unpub. univ. diss., U. of Minnesota, 2008. [Abstr. in Dissertation Abstracts International (Ann Arbor, MI) DA3324409. Contains a chapter on Gray's Elegy.]
Jestin, Loftus: The answer to the lyre: Richard Bentley's illustrations for Thomas Gray's poems. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990. [Includes a facsimile of Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for six poems by Mr. T. Gray, and illustrations]. Review: Sean Shesgreen in Notes and Queries: for readers and writers, collectors and librarians (Oxford) 39(1) (1992), 108-109.
Johnston, Arthur: Thomas Gray and The Bard. An inaugural lecture delivered at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wednesday, 2nd February, 1966. Cardiff: Wales UP, 1966 [i.e. 1967].
Kaul, Suvir: A Solitary Fly: Thomas Gray and the constructions of poetic authority. Unpub. univ. diss., Cornell Univ., 1986. [Abstr. in Dissertation Abstracts International (Ann Arbor, MI) (47) 3048A.]
Kaul, Suvir: Thomas Gray and Literary Authority: A Study in Ideology and Poetics. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1992. [Contains bibliography (-262) and index]. Also published as Thomas Gray and literary authority: ideology and poetics in Eighteenth-century England. Delhi and Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992. Reviews: Richard Terry in British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Voltaire Foundation, Oxford) 18(1) (1995), 94, John Lucas in In-between: essays & studies in literary criticism (Dept of English, RLA College, Univ. of New Delhi) 3(2) (1994), 123-127.
Keener, Frederick M.: Implication, readers' resources and Thomas Gray's Pindaric odes. Newark: Delaware UP; Lanham, MD; Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.
Knighton, Robert T.: A Genius Truly Inclined to Philosophy: Thomas Gray and Platonism. Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Colorado, 1972 [also Univ. Diss. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1972].
Lessenich, Rolf P.: Aspects of English PreRomanticism. Köln [etc.]: Böhlau, 1989.
Lewis, W. S.: Thomas Gray, 1716-1771. The R. A. Neil lecture, 1971. Cambridge: Pembroke College, 1971.
Lonsdale, Roger: The poetry of Thomas Gray: versions of the self. Chatterton lecture on an English poet, read 21 February 1973. "From the Proceedings of the British Academy volume 59." London: Oxford UP, 1973. [Includes bibliographical references]. Review: Clair Lamont in Notes and Queries (London) 23 (1976), 374-376.
Lowenstein, Amy: Annals of the Poor: Social Fact and Artistic Response in Gray, Goldsmith, Cowper, Crabbe, Blake, Burns. Thesis (Ph.D.), New York University, 1968 [also Univ. Diss. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1969].
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McDermott, Francis: William Penn, Thomas Gray, and an account of the historical association of Stoke Poges. Specially compiled for the Penn-Gray Society by F. McDermott. With a reproduction of the original fair copy of Gray's Elegy in the poet's own handwriting and 27 illus. including 20 photos by the author. Folcroft: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973 [reprint of the 1930 ed. printed for private circulation by W. H. Smith & Son Ltd., the Arden Press, London] [Reprinted Norwood: Norwood Editions, 1976]. [Includes illustrations]
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McGrath, Brian: The Poetics of Unremembered Acts: Reading, Lyric, Pedagogy. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2013, ch. "Leaving the World to Darkness: Gray".
McKillop, Alan Dugald: English Literature from Dryden to Burns. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1948, "Thomas Gray", 220-225.
Marsh, Kathleen Mary: A study of Thomas Gray based on his letter. Thesis (B.A.) 755, University of Liverpool, [Liverpool], 1946.
Martin, Roger: Essai sur Thomas Gray. These pour le Doctorat es Lettres presente a la Faculte des Lettres de l'Universite de Paris par Roger Martin. Toulouse: Imprimerie Regionale; London: H. Milford, Oxford University Press; Paris: Les Presses Universitaires de France, 1934 [reprinted St. Clair Shores: Scholarly Press, 1970]. [Includes bibliographical references and index]. Reviews: Frederick T. Wood in Englische Studien 71 (1936), 262, and in Revue anglo-americaine 13 (1935), 153.
Mell, Donald C.: A Poetics of Augustan Elegy. Amsterdam: Rodopi N. V., 1974, "Allusion and the Elegiac Form in Thomas Gray's Sonnet 'On the Death of Richard West'", 63-76.
Micale, Olga: Thomas Gray e la sua influenza sulla letteratura italiana. Con prefazione di Natale Busetto. Catania: Studio editoriale moderno, 1934. Review: Joseph G. Fucilla in Journal of English and Germanic Philology (April 1935), 277.
Millner, Stuart A.: Thomas Gray's Welsh and Norse Poetry. Thesis (Ph.D.), Brandeis University, 1971 [also Univ. Diss. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1979].
Mitchell, Robert: Infectious Liberty: Biopolitics between Romanticism and Liberalism. New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2021, chapter 1.
Mooney, Thomas Francis: Pre-Romantic, Romantic, Post-Romantic: Four Elegies. Thesis (Ph.D.), St. John's University, 1976 [also Univ. Diss. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1977].
Mulholland, James: Sounding imperial: poetic voice and the politics of empire, 1730-1820. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Mullan, John: Sentiment and Sociability: The language of feeling in the 18th century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988.
Newey, Vincent: Centring the Self: Subjectivity, Society, and Reading from Thomas Gray to Thomas Hardy. The nineteenth century (Scolar) series. Aldershot: Scolar Press; Brookfield: Ashgate, 1995. [Includes bibliography (-265)]. Reviews: F. Garber in Studies in Romanticism 37(2) (Summer 1998), 281-285, Susan Rosenbaum in Keats Shelley Journal 46 (1997), 210-211, Michael Wiley in The Wordsworth Circle 27(4) (Fall 1996), 191-193, M. O'Neill in Durham University Journal 87(2) (Jul. 1995), 394-395, Kelsey Thornton in Romanticism 5(1) (1999), 115-116.
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Pettersson, Torsten: Literary Interpretation: Current Models and a New Departure. Abo: Abo Akademis Forlag, 1988, chapter II "A test case: Gray's Elegy and four interpretations", 19-46.
Phelps, William Lyon: The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement. A Study in Eighteenth Century Literature. Boston: Ginn & Co., 1899, "The Romantic Movement Expemplified in Gray", 155-170.
Prandi, Julie D.: The Poetry of the Self-Taught: An Eighteenth-Century Phenomenon. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. [Contains a section on Gray.]
Prescott, Sarah: Eighteenth-Century Writing From Wales: Bards and Britons. CREW series of Critical and Scholarly Studies. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2008, chapter 3 "'Gray's Pale Spectre': Evan Evans, Translation and the Rise of Welsh Bardic Nationalism", 57-83. Review: Katie Gramich in Times Literary Supplement (24 October 2008), 31.
Quinn, Vincent: A new approach to the writing of Thomas Gray. Univ. diss., Univ. of Cambridge, 1995. [Abstr. in Index to Theses accepted for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland (and the Council for National Academic Awards) (ASliB) (London) (45) 1996, 12144.]
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Raymond, Mark: Marked by Melancholy: The Character of the Pensive Text in Gray and Keats. Univ. Diss., New York University, 2005. [Abstract in Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 66(4) (Oct. 2005), 1364.]
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Schlüter, Kurt: Die englische Ode. Studien zu ihrer Entstehung unter dem Einfluß der antiken Hyme. Bonn: H. Bouvier, 1964, "Thomas Gray: Oden", 145-162.
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