A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature
is a collection of biographies
of writers by John William Cousin
(1849-1910), published in 1910. Most of the entries consist of only one paragraph but some entries, like William Shakespeare
's, are quite lengthy.
The book is notable for being the 5,000th e-book to be provided by the Distributed Proofreaders project, to Project Gutenberg. It was released on August 21, 2004.