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Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: An Anthology

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: An Anthology

Karen L. Kilcup (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-19986-1

Feb 1997, Wiley-Blackwell

656 pages

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Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: An Anthology is a multicultural, multigenre collection celebrating the quality and diversity of nineteenth century American women's expression.

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Alphabetical List of Author.




Native American Myths.

Sampler Verses.

Mary Jemison (Degiwene’s) (Seneca) (1743-1833).

“Old Elizabeth” (1766-18??).

Eliza Leslie (1787-1858).

Catheraine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867).

Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865).

Rebecca Cox Jackson (1795-1871).

Sojourner Thruth (c. 1797-1883)/Frances Dana Gage (1808-1884).

Caroline Kirkland (1801-1864).

Lydia Maria Child (1802-1880).

Betsey Chamberlain (dates Unkown) and The Lowell Offering Writers.

Lorenza Stevens Berbineau (c. 1806-1869).

Margaret Fuller (1810-1850).

Fanny Fern (sara Payton Willis Parton) (1811-1872).

Frances Sargent Osgoos (1811-1850).

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896).

Alice Cary (1820-1871).

Frances E. W. Harper (1825-1911).

Lucy Larcom (1824-1893).

Rose Terry Cooke (1827-1892).

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886).

Susan Gilbert Dickinson (1830-1913).

Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885).

Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910).

Mary Mapes Dodge (1831?-1905).

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888).

Maria Amaparo Ruiz De Burton (1832-1895).

Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921).

Celia Thaxter (1835-1894).

Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (1836-1919).

Marietta Holley (“Josiah Allen’s Wife”) (1836-1926).

Catherine Owen (Helen Alice Matthews Nitsch) (?-1899).

Constance Fenimore Woolson (1844-1911).

Sarah Winnemucca (Thocmetony) (Paiute) (c. 1844-1891).

Mary Jallock Foote (847-1938).

Sarah Barnwell Elliott (1848-1928).

Emma Lazarus (1849-1887).

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909).

Kate Chopin (1851-1904).

Mary Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930).

Grace King (1852-1932).

Lizette Woodorth Reese (1856-1935).

Kate Dougls Wiggin (1856-1923).

Anna Julia Cooper (c. 1858-1930).

Laura Jacobson (Dates unknown).

Charlotte Perkins (Stetson) Gilman (1860-1935).

Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920).

E. Pauline Jonson (Tekhionwake) (Mohawk) (1861-1913).

Mary Weston Fordham (c. 1862-?).

Ida Baker Wells-Barnett (1863-1905).

Kate McPhelim Cleary (1863-1905).

Sui Sin Far (edith Maud Eaton) (1865-1914).

Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934).

Sophia Alice Callahan (Creek) (1868-1894).

Martha Wolfenstein (1869-1905).

Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935).

Onoto Watanna (Winnifred Eaton) (1875-1954).

Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin) (Sioux) (1876-1938).

Maria Cristina Mena (1893-1965).


"This anthology offers a fascinating selection of material which ought to enthuse the scholarly and general reader alike." S. M. Grant, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne