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Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

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  1. Married or Single?
    Married or Single?, published in 1857, was Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s final novel and a fitting climax to the career of one of antebellum America’s first and most successful woman writers. Insisting on women’s right to choose... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2015
    Paperback | £23.99
  2. Elder Northfield's Home
    The practice of plural marriage, commonly known as polygamy, stirred intense controversy in postbellum America until 1890, when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first officially abolished the practice. Elder Northfield’s... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2015
    Paperback | £23.99
  3. A Law Unto Herself
    A scathing critique of the legal status of women and their property rights in nineteenth-century America, Rebecca Harding Davis’s 1878 novel A Law Unto Herself chronicles the experiences of Jane Swendon, a seemingly naïve... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    The well-educated daughter of a minister, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911) was introduced to writing at a young age, as both her mother and father were published writers. In 1868 she published her first major novel, The Gates... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  5. Cherokee Sister
    Catharine Brown (1800?–1823) became Brainerd Mission School’s first Cherokee convert to Christianity, a missionary teacher, and the first Native American woman whose own writings saw extensive publication in her lifetime.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2014
    Paperback | £33.00
  6. Selections from Eliza Leslie

    Selections from Eliza Leslie

    Written by Eliza Leslie, Edited by and Introduced by Etta M. Madden

    Series Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Best known for her culinary and domestic guides and the award-winning short story “Mrs. Washington Potts,” Eliza Leslie deserves a much more prominent place in contemporary literary discussions of the nineteenth century. Her... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2011
    Paperback | £33.00
  7. Observations on the Real Rights of Women and Other Writings
    Following in the path of her distinguished Puritan forebears, Hannah Mather Crocker used her skills as a writer primarily to persuade. Unlike those forebears, however, she did not begin her career as a published writer until well... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2011
    Paperback | £27.99
  8. Christine
    When Laura Curtis Bullard wrote the novel Christine in 1856, she created one of antebellum America’s most radical heroines: a woman’s rights leader. Addressing the major social, political, and cultural issues surrounding women... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2011
    Paperback | £27.99
  9. Nature's Aristocracy
    In 1871 Jennie Collins became one of the first working-class American women to publish a volume of her own writings: Nature’s Aristocracy. Merging autobiography, social criticism, fictionalized vignettes, and feminist polemics,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2010
    Paperback | £27.99
  10. Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull
    Suffragist, lecturer, eugenicist, businesswoman, free lover, and the first woman to run for president of the United States, Victoria C. Woodhull (1838–1927) has been all but forgotten as a leading nineteenth-century feminist... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2010
    Paperback | £27.99
  11. Emily Hamilton and Other Writings
    Sukey Vickery’s Emily Hamilton is an epistolary novel dealing with the courtship and marriages of three women. Originally published in 1803, it is one of the earliest examples of realist fiction in America and a departure from... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2009
    Paperback | £23.99
  12. The Hermaphrodite

    The Hermaphrodite

    Written by Julia Ward Howe, Edited by and Introduced by Gary Williams

    Series Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Written in the 1840s and published here for the first time, Julia Ward Howe’s novel about a hermaphrodite is unlike anything of its time—or, in truth, of our own. Narrated by Laurence, who is raised and lives as a man, is... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2009
    Paperback | £15.99
  13. Two Men

    Two Men

    Written by Elizabeth Stoddard, Edited by and Introduced by Jennifer Putzi

    Series Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    We first meet Jason Auster when he climbs out of a stagecoach in a New England maritime town and, as it were, salutes destiny. A twenty-year-old house carpenter who has come adventuring, Jason hopes to “put in practice certain... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2008
    Paperback | £17.99
  14. In the Stranger People's Country
    In the “Stranger People’s” Country tells the story of contact between a late-nineteenth-century Tennessee mountain community and an amateur archaeologist who wants to open the graves of the prehistoric “leetle stranger... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2005
    Paperback | £15.99