Chapter 3: Nineteenth Century to 1865

Anna Warner 1827-1915 

Susan Warner 1819-1895

Paul P. Reuben
October 16, 2016

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Anna Warner Source:
Constitution Island

 Susan Warner Source: Lehigh U.

Primary Works

The Wide, Wide World, 1851; Queechy, 1852; Carl Krinken: His Christmas Stocking, 1854; The Hills of Shatemuc, 1856; Say and Seal (with Anna Warner), 1860 (includes the famous hymn "Jesus Loves Me"); The Old Helmet, 1863; Melbourne House, 1864; Walks from Eden, 1866; Daisy, 1868; Sceptres and Crowns, 1875; Wych Hazel, 1876; Diana, 1877.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Barstow, Jane M. One Hundred Years of American Women Writing, 1848-1948: an Annotated Bio-Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 1997.

Elbert, Monika M. ed. Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2000.

Foster, Shirley. What Katy Read: Feminist Re-Readings of "Classic" Stories for Girls. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press, 1995.

Hiatt, Mary P. Style and the "Scribbling Women": an Empirical Analysis of Nineteenth Century American Fiction. Westport: Greenwood, 1993.

Hoeller, Hildegard. From Gift to Commodity: Capitalism and Sacrifice in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction. Durham, NH: U of New Hampshire P, 2012.

Hudock, Amy E. and Katharine Rodier. eds. American Women Prose Writers, 1820-1870. Detroit: Gale, 2001.

Kelley, Mary. Private Woman, Public Stage: Literary Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America. NY: Oxford UP, 1984.

Knight, Denise D. ed. Writers of the American Renaissance: An A-to-Z Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003.

Mason, Jennifer. Civilized Creatures: Urban Animals, Sentimental Culture, and American Literature, 1850-1900. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2005.

Noble, Marianne. The masochistic pleasures of sentimental literature. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000. PS147 .N63

Rosendale, Steven. ed. The Greening of Literary Scholarship: Literature, Theory, and the Environment. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2002.

Silverman, Gillian. Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2012.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 3: Susan and Anna Warner" PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. WWW URL: (provide page date or your date of logon).

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