Chapter 2: Early American Literature 1700-1800

Charles Brockden Brown

Paul P. Reuben
  October 15, 2016

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Source: Early American Fiction Authors: CBB 

Primary Works

Fiction: Wieland, Ormond, Edgar Huntly, Alcuin, (1798-99); Arthur Mervyn, 1793, 1800; Clara Howard, 1801; Jane Talbot; 1801; "Somnambulism. A Fragment," 1805.

Journals: The Monthly Magazine and American Review, 1799; The Literary Magazine and the American Register, 1803-1806; American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics, and Science, 1806.

Novels. 6 volumes. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat P, 1963. PS1130 F63

The novels and related works of Charles Brockden Brown. Ed. Sidney J. Krause. Kent, Ohio: Kent State UP, 1977-1980. PS1130 .F77

The rhapsodist: and other uncollected writings by CharlesBrockden Brown. Ed. Harry R. Warfel. NY: Scholars' facsimiles & reprints, 1943. PS1132 .W3

Memoirs of Stephen Calvert; Charles Brockden Brown. Ed. Hans Borchers. Las Vegas: Lang, 1978. PS1134 .M4

Wieland ; or, The transformation together with Memoirs of Carwin the biloquist: a fragment by Charles Brockden Brown. Ed. Fred Lewis Pattee. NY: Hafner Pub. Co., 1960. PS1134 .W5

Alcuin: a dialogue. Ed. Lee R. Edwards. NY: Grossman Publishers, 1971 .PS1134 .A7

Three Gothic novels; Charles Brockden Brown. NY: Penguin Putnam, 1998. PS1132

Krause, Sidney J. ed. Arthur Mervyn or Memoirs of the Year 1793, First and Second Parts. Kent: Kent State UP, 2002.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Axelrod, Alan. Charles Brockden Brown, an American tale. Austin: U of Texas P, 1983. PS1137 .A9

Barnard, Philip, Mark L., and Stephen Shapiro. eds. Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality in the Early Republic. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2004.

Christophersen, Bill. The Apparition in the Glass: Charles Brockden Brown's American Gothic. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1993.

Crain, Caleb. American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation. New Haven: Yale UP, 2001.

Doolen, Andy. Fugitive Empire: Locating Early American Imperialism. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2005.

Fliegelman, Jay. ed. Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist. New York: Penguin, 1991.

Grabo, Norman S. The coincidental art of Charles Brockden Brown. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1981. PS1137 .G7

Kafer, Peter. Charles Brockden Brown's Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P. 2004.

Kamrath, Mark L. The Historicism of Charles Brockden Brown: Radical History and the Early Republic. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 2010.

Krause, Sidney J. ed. Three Gothic Novels: Wieland, or, The Transformation; Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the Year 1793; Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker. NY: Library of America, 1998.

Mackenthun, Gesa. "The Transoceanic Emergence of American 'Postcolonial' Identities." in Castillo, Susan and Schweitzer, Ivy. eds. A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005.

Parker, Patricia L. Charles Brockden Brown, a reference guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1980. Z8123.585 .P37

Reising, Russell J. Loose ends: closure and crisis in the American social text. Durham, N.C.: Duke U P, 1996. PS169 .S57 R45

Ringe, Donald A. Charles Brockden Brown. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1991. PS1137 .R56

- - -. American Gothic: Imagination and Reason in Nineteenth Century Fiction. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1982.

Watts, Steven. The Romance of Real Life: Charles Brockden Brown and the Origins of American Culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 2: Charles Brockden Brown." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: (provide page date or date of your login).

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