Books by and about Harriet Beecher Stowe

See also the bibliography found in:
Amons, Elizabeth. Foreward. Uncle Tom's Cabin. By Harriet Beecher Stowe. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. 1994.
Read this note about the bibliography included here.

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 Books by Stowe (in chronological order of publication)


The Mayflower; or Sketches of Scenes and Characters among the Descendants of the Puritans. New York: Harpers and Brothers, 1843.

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or Life among the Lowly. Boston: John P. Jewett and Co., 1852.

A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: John P. Jewett and Co., 1853.

Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. 2 vols. Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Co., 1856.

The Minister's Wooing. Boston: Houghton and Mifflin, 1896. (1st ed. New York: Derby and Jackson, 1859.)

The Pearl of Orr's Island: A Story of the Coast of Maine. Ridgewood: Gregg Press, 1967. (1st ed. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1862.)

My Wife and I: or Henry Henderson's History. New York: J. B. Ford and Co., 1871.

Pink and White Tyranny, a Society Novel. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871.

Sam Lawson's Oldtown Fireside Stories. Boston: J. K. Osgood and Co., 1872.

We and Our Neighbors: Records of an Unfashionable Street. New York: J. B. Ford and Co., 1875.

Poganuc People, Their Loves and Lives. New York: Fords, Howard and Hulbert, 1878.

 Books and articles about Stowe (This list is nowhere near complete-- for a larger listing, see the link to bibliographies on the Stowe links page.)


Adams, John R. Harriet Beecher Stowe. New York: Twayne, 1963.

Ammons, Elizabeth. "Heroines in Uncle Tom's Cabin." Critical Essays on Harriet Beecher Stowe. Ed. Elizabeth Ammons. Boston: Hall, 1980.

Baym, Nina. "Melodramas of Beset Manhood: How Theories of American Literature Exclude Women Authors." American Quarterly 33 (1981): 129-30.

Berkson, Dorothy. "Millennial Politics and the Feminine Fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe." Critical Essays on Harriet Beecher Stowe. Ed. Elizabeth Ammons. Boston: Hall, 1980.

Crozier, Alice C. The Novels of Harriet Beecher Stowe. New York: Oxford UP, 1969.

Fields, Annie. Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1898.

Foster, Charles H. The Rungless Ladder: Harriet Beecher Stowe and New England Puritanism. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1954.

Kelley, Mary. "At War with Herself: Harriet Beecher Stowe as Woman in Conflict within the Home." Woman's Being Woman's Place: Female Identity and Vocation in American History. isd. Mary Kelley. Boston: Hall, 1979.

---.Private Woman, Public Stage: Literary Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford UP, 1984.

Rugoff, Milton. The Beechers: An American Family in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Harper and Row, 1981.

Spiller, Robert F. et al. Literary History of the United States. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

Tompkins, Jane. Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction: 1790-1860. New York: Oxford UP, 1985.

Wilson, Edmund. "Harriet Beecher Stowe." Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the Civil War. New York: Oxford UP, 1962.

Wilson, Forrest. Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1941.