Read this note on the bibliograpical information presented here.

Major Published Works By Susan Warner 

The Wide, Wide World. 2 vols. New York: Putnam, 1851,

Queechy. 2 vols. New York: Putnam, 1852.

Carl Krinken: His Christmas Stocking. New York: Putnam, 1854.

The Hills of Shatemuc. New York: Appleton, 1856.

The Old Helmet. New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1863.

Melbourne House. 2 vols. New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1864.

Walks from Eden. New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1866.

Daisy. Continued from Melbourne House. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Lippencott, 1868.

Sceptres and Crowns. New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1875.

Diana. New York: Putnam, 1877.

Works About Susan Warner

Askeland, Lori Jo. "Dependent Children in American fiction and Culture, 1850-1860." Diss. U of Kansas, 1997. DAI 58 (1998): 3919A.

Barnes, Elizabeth L. "Mirroring the Mother Text: Histories of Seduction in the American Domestic Novel." Anxious Power. New York: State U of New York P, 1993. 157-72.

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

Baym, Nina. "Susan Warner, Anna Warner, and Maria Cummins." Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-70. 2nd ed. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1993.

Bonifer, M. Susan Elizabeth. "Like a Motherless Child: The Orphan figure in the Novels of Nineteenth Century American Women Writers, 1850-1899." Diss. Indiana U of Pennsylvania, 1995. DAI 56 (1995): 1773A.

Brodhead, Richard H. "Sparing the Rod: Discipline and Fiction in Antebellum America." The New American Studies: Essays from Representations. Ed. Philip Fisher. Berkeley: U of California P, 1991. 41-70. Rpt. in Cultures of Letters: Scenes of Reading and Writing in Nineteenth Century America. by Richard H. Brodhead. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993. 13-47. Note: I had difficulty with this entry. I could not verify the editor of the original collection.

Brommel, Nicholas Knowles. By the Sweat of the Brow: Literature and Labor in Antebellum America. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.

Campbell, Donna M. "Sentimental Conventions and Self-Protection: Little Women and The Wide, Wide World." Legacy 11.2 (1994): 118-29.

Cullen, Margaret Ellen. "'And Lead Her to the Promised Land': Liberty and Patriarchal Containment in Antebellum Women's Narratives." Diss. U of Tennessee, 1992. DAI 53 (1993): 3906A.

Damon-Bach, Lucinda Linfield. "'The Joy of Untamed Spirits and Undiminished Strength': Catherine Sedgwick's and Susan Warner's Revisionary Romances." Diss. State U of New York, Buffalo, 1995. DAI 56 (1995): 2679A.

Dobson, Joanne. "The Hidden Hand: Subversion of Cultural Idealogy in Three Mid-Nineteenth Century American Women's Novels." American Quarterly 38.2 (Summer 1986): 223-42.

Foster, Edward Halsey. Susan and Anna Warner. Boston: Twayne-G.K. Hall, [1978].

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

Gandolfo, Maria Christina. "Compelled to Write: Crisis and Self-Constitution in the Work of Susan Warner, Edith Wharton, and Anne Sexton." Diss. Lehigh U, 1993. DAI 54 (1993): 1363A.

Henning, Martha L. "Susan Warner's The Wide, Wide World: Becoming the Christian Model." Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions, and Will in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women's Fiction. New York: Peter Lang, 1996. 49-81.

---. "The Faculty Psychology of George Campbell as Reflected in Works by Four Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: Warner, Stowe, Stephens, and Southworth."" Diss. U of Louisville, 1993. DAI 55 (1994): 278A.

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

Hovet, Grace Ann, and Theodore R. Hovet. "TABLEAUX VIVANTS: Masculine Vision and Feminine Reflections in Novels by Warner, Alcott, Stowe, and Wharton." ATQ 7.4 (1993): 335-56.

Jay, Gregory. "Hunger pangs: Emotion and the Nineteenth-Century American Novel." Diss. U of Wisconsin, 1997. DAI 59 (1998): 174A.

Jin, Li. "Between Mary and Eve: American Women Writers and Their Heroines in the Mid-Nineteenth Century." Diss. Texas Christian U, 1993. DAI 54 (1993): 1363A

Jones, Susan Agee. "Rethinking American Women's Literary History: the Domestic Novel and the Rise of the Short Story." Diss. Northwestern U, 1992. DAI 54 (1993): 1804-5A.

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

Kramer, Mary Ann. "Susan Warner's New Trinity." Diss. U of Texas at Arlington, 1994. MAI 33 (1995): 1396.

Kriefall, Andreas Dietrich. "Crises in Christianity and the Novel: The Epistemology and Politics of Religious Doubt in Nineteenth-Century Narrative." Diss. Cornell U, 1992. DAI 53 (1993): 2361A.

Logan, Lisa Marie. "Captivity and the Subject of American Women's Popular Narrative, 1676-1865." Diss. U of Rochester, 1993. DAI 54: 3436A.

Machor, James L. "Historical Hermeneutics and Antebellum Fiction: Gender, Response Theory, and Interpretive Contexts." Readers in History: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Contexts of Response. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993. 54-84.

Merish, Lori Ann. "Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity, Culture, and American Literature, 1790-1907." Diss. U of California, Berkeley, 1993. DAI 55 (1995): 1956A.

Myers, D.G. "The Canonization of Susan Warner." The New Criterion 8.4 (Dec. 1988): 73-8.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "Pleasure, Duty, Redemption Then and Now: Susan Warner's Diana." American Literature 59.3 (1987): 422-427. Rpt. in (Woman) Writer: Occassions and Opportunities. N.p.: Dutton, 1988. 190-97.

O'Connell Catharine. "'We Must sorrow': Silence, Suffering, and Sentimentality in Susan Warner's The Wide, Wide World." Studies in American Fiction 25 (1997): 21-39.

Pazicky, Diana Loercher. "The Orphan and the Other: Wanderings Through the American Imagination, 1620-1855." Diss. Temple U, 1995. DAI 56 (1995): 2240A.

Quay, Sara Elisabeth. "Objects of Affection: Counter Cultures of Consumerism in American Fiction." Diss. Brandeis U, 1996. DAI 57 (1996): 1621A.

Samuels, Nils David. "Shame and Genre in Nineteenth-Century American Narrative: A Psychological Reading of Character and Choice in James Fenimore Cooper, Susan Warner, Henry James, and Theodore Dreiser." Diss. Ohio State U, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 175A

Schnog, Nancy. "Inside the Sentimental: The Psychological Work of The Wide, Wide World." Genders. 4 (1989): 11-25.

Shepard, Suzanne Victoria. "The Patchwork Quilt: Ideas of Community in Nineteenth Century American Women's Fiction." Diss. State U of New York at Binghamton, 1995. DAI 56 (1995): 1359A.

Stewart, Veronica. "Mothering a Female Saint: Susan Warner's Dialogic Role in The Wide, Wide World." Essays in Literature 22.1 (1995): 59-74.

---. "The Wild Side of The Wide, Wide World." Essays in Literature 11.1 (1994): 1-16.

Sweeting, Adam William. "Reading Houses and Building Books: Andrew Jackson Downing and the Architecture of Popular Antebellum Literature." Diss. New York U, 1993. DAI 54 (1994): 2628A.

Tompkins, Jane. Afterword. The Wide, Wide World. by Susan Warner. New York: Feminist, 1987. 584-608.

---. "The Other American Renaissance." Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction, 1790-1860. New York; Oxford UP, 1985. 147-85.

Wegener, Signe Othilie. "Weak Fathers, Absent Mothers, Daughters Frail and Strong: James Fenimore Cooper and the Cult of Domesticity." Diss. U of Alabama, 1996. DAI 57 (1996): 2484A.

Welker, Rosanne Lynn. "Housetelling: Rendering the American Dream House in American Literature, 1840-1930. Diss. U of Virginia, 1995. DAI 56 (1996): 3587A.

Weiss, Jane. "Many things Take My Time": The Journals of Susan Warner. Diss. City U of New York, 1995. DAI 56(10) (1995): 3967A.

Weiss, Jane. "Susan Warner (1819-1885)." Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: a Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Denise D. Knight. Westport CN: Greenwood, 1997. 452-462

For more detailed descriptions, see also these book length Bibliographies:

 Avery, Gillian. "Warner, Susan (Bogert)." Twentieth-Century Children's Writers. 4th ed. Ed. Laura Standley Berger. Detroit: St. James, 1995.

Baker, Mabel. The Warner Family and the Warner Books. West Point, NY: Constitution Island Association, 1971.

"Bibliography of the Works of Susan Warner and Anna Bartlett Warner." Fourth Report and Year Book of the Martelaer's Rock Association. Highland Falls, NY: Book Hill, 1923. 42-57.

Blanck, Jacob, comp. "Susan Bogert Warner." Bibliography of American Literature. Vol. 8.

De Jong, Mary G. "Susan Bogert Warner (Elizabeth Wetherell)." Facts on File: Bibliography of American Fiction through 1865.

Foster, Edward Halsey. Susan and Anna Warner. Boston: Twayne-G.K. Hall, [1978]. 129-131.

Kepos, Paula, ed. "Susan Warner." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Vol. 31. Detroit: Gale, 1991. 331-356.

MacDonald, Ruth K. "Susan Bogert Warner (Elizabeth Wetherell)." American Writers for Children Before 1900. DLB 42.

Sanderson, Dorothy Hurlbut. They Wrote for A Living: A Bibliography of the works of Susan Bogert Warner and Anna Bartlett Warner. Washingtonville: Spear, 1976.

Seaton, Beverly. "Susan Bogert Warner." American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present. Ed. Langdon Lynne Faust. Abr. ed. New York: Ungar, 1988.

Stern, Madeleine. "Susan B. Warner." Antebellum Writers in New York and the South. DLB 3.

Weiss, Jane. "Susan Warner (1819-1885)." Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: a Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Denise D. Knight. Westport CN: Greenwood, 1997. 452-462.

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