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Additional Resources for The Birds by Daphne Du Maurier

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Further Reading

Forster, Margaret, Daphne du Maurier: The Secret Life of the Renowned Storyteller, Doubleday, 1993.

Forster's biography renewed critical interest in du Maurier and offered insight into how her relationships with the women and men in her life were reflected in her works.

Harris, June, "du Maurier, Daphne," in Contemporary Popular Writers, edited by Dave Mote, St. James Press, 1997, pp. 127-29.

This overview offers a brief but comprehensive look at du Maurier's major themes and style.

Horner, Avril, and Sue Zlosnik, Daphne du Maurier: Writing, Identity and the Gothic Imagination, St. Martin's Press, 1998.

This thoughtful critique places du Maurier's fiction in the gothic tradition.

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