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Publisher Comments:

Paula Bennett's anthology, based on seven years of pioneering archival research, establishes nineteenth-century American women's poetry as a major field in American literature and American women's history.

Selections from 140 writers provide a rich balanced interweaving of established and marginalized women's poetry from every geographical region of the United States, with many poems taken from over a hundred national, regional and special interest newspapers and periodicals, including such fugitive sources as the Colored American, the Cherokee Phoenix, the Cincinnati Israelite, the Irish Nationalist, the Shaker and Shakeress, and the New Century for Women.

Arguing for a new, more comprehensive concept of "canonization," Bennett none the less submits all selections to the test of the poem itself. At the same time, she gives special attention to poetry developed to women's issues -the evolution of feminist consciousness, the expression of women's subjectivities, and the emergence of the "new women". Previously neglected avant-garde poetry from the last decades of the century, as found in penny magazines of the period, is also thoroughly covered with compelling consequences for the understanding of Emily Dickinson and the early women modernists, Amy Lowell and H.D.

A key text for the classroom, Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets: An Anthology offers an inviting wealth of classic and newly discovered poetry for scholars and general readers alike.

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"By far the most comprehensive work if its kind, this collection provides welsome evidence of just how far the vitality of premodern American poetry extended beyond the work of Dickinson and Whitman." Lawrence Bewell, Harvard University

Synopsis:

Paula Bernat's anthology, based on seven years of pioneering archival research, establishes nineteenth-century American women's poetry as a major field in American literature and American women's history.

Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Authors in Section II.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Section I: Principle Poets:.

1. Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865):.

Poems (1827):The Alpine Flowers, The Suttee, Death of an Infant.

Cherokee Phoenix (1831): The Cherokee Mother.

Poems (1834): Flora's Party, Indian Names.

Family Magazine (1834): The Western Emigrant.

Zinzendorff, and Other Poems (1836): The Indian's Welcome to the Pilgrim Fathers.

Select Poems (1842): The Volunteer.

Christian Parlor Magazine (1844): A Scene at Sea.

Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend (1849): Morning.

The Western Home, and Other Poems (1854): Fallen Forests (Scenes in My Native Land 1845), Bell of the Wreck.

2. Maria Gowen Brooks (1794?-1845).

Zóphië, or the Bride of Seven (1833).

Canto First: "Grove of Acacias," Sections L-XCVII.

3. Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806).

Southern Literary Messenger (1842).

The Sinless Child: A Poem in Seven Parts: Part VI, Part VII.

The Poetical Writings of Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1845): The Drowned Mariner.

4. Frances Anne Butler Kemble (1809-1893).

Poems (1844): Sonnet: "There's not a fibre in my trembling frame".

Poems (1859): Lines: On Reading with Difficulty Some of Schiller's Early Love Poems, Noonday: By the Seaside, Sonnet: "What is my lady like? thou fain would'st know -", A Noonday Vision.

5. Sarah Margaret Fuller (1810-1850).

Manuscript Poem (1836; Steele, 1992): To A. H. B.

Manuscript Poem (1835; Steele, 1992): To the same {A. H. B.}: A Feverish Vision.

From Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 (1844): "Summer days of busy leisure", To Friend, Governor Everett Receiving the Indian Chiefs.

Manuscript Poem (1844; Steele, 1992): Double Triangle, Serpent and Rays.

Griswold (1849): Mozart.

6. Frances Sargent Locke Osgood (1811-1850).

Three Manuscript Poems (c. 1845? Dobson, 1993): "won't you die and be a spirit", The Wrath of the Rose, The Lady's Mistake.

Poems (1846): The Lily's Delusion, The Daisy's Mistake, A Flight of Fancy, To Sybil, A Mother's Prayer in Illness.

North America Daily (1848): Fanny Fay's Baby Jumper.

Poems (1850): Women: A Fragment.

7. Sarah Louisa Forten ("ADA") (1814-1883).

Liberator (1831): The Grave of the Slave, Past Joys, Prayer, The Slave.

Liberator (1834): My Country, An Appeal to Women.

Manuscript Poem (1837): "Look! 'Tis a woman's streaming eye".

8. Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910).

Griswold (1849): Woman.

Passion Flowers (1854): My Last Dance.

Atlantic Monthly (1862): Battle-Hymn of the Republic (MS 1861).

Later Lyrics (1866): The Soul-Hunter, Night Musings, Rouge Gagne, Remembrance.

9. Alice Cary (1820-1871).

Griswold (1849): Pictures of Memory.

Beadle's Monthly (1866): Summer and Winter.

The Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Cary (1877): The Seal Fisher's Wife, A Fragment, Maid and Man.

10. Phoebe Cary (1824-1871).

Griswold (1849): The Christian Women.

Poems and Parodies (1854): Samuel Brown, "The Day is Done", The City Life, Jacob, The Wife, Shakespearian Readings.

National Anti-Slavery Standard (1861): Dead Love.

Beadle's Monthly (1866): The Hunter and the Doe.

Galaxy (1866): In Absence.

Harper's Bazar (1896): Dorothy's Dower: In Three Parts.

Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly (1873): Was He Henpecked?.

The Poetical Works of Alice and Phoebe Cary (1877): The Rose, Disenchanted, Hidden Sorrow.

11. Lucy Larcom (1824-1893).

The Crayon (1857): Hannah Binding Shoes: A Rhyme of the Bay State.

Poems (1869): Weaving.

Atlantic Monthly (1870): Black Mountain in Bearcamp Lake.

Good Company (1879): The Water Lily.

Wild Roses of Cape Ann (1881): Wild Roses of Cape Ann, In Vision.

Atlantic Monthly (1882): Fallow.

12. Adeline D. T. Whitney (1824-1906).

Mother Goose for Grown Folks (1860): Brahmic, Jack Horner, Solomon Grundy, Bowls, Missions, Cobwebs and Brooms.

Pansies (1873): "Under the Cloud and Through the Sea" (1861), Released, A Rhyme of Monday Morning.

13. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911).

Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects (1854): Bible Defence of Slavery.

Liberator (1861): To the Cleveland Union Savers.

Sketches of Southern Life (1872): Aunt Chloe, The Deliverance, Aunt Chloe's Politics, Learning to Read, Church Building, The Reunion.

Atlanta Offering: Poems (1895): A Double Standard.

14. Rose Terry Cooke (1827-1892).

Poems (1861): Truths, La Coquette, Blue-Beard's Closet, The Suttee, "Che Sara Sara", Midnight.

Galaxy (1866): In the Hammock.

Scribner's Monthly (1879): Saint Symphorien.

Atlantic Monthly (1881): Arachne.

Poems (1888): Margaritas Ante Porcos.

15. Rosa Vertner Johnson Jeffery (1828-1894).

15.1. Women of the South (1861): Hasheesh Visions.

16. Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885).

16.1. Independent (1869): Her Eyes, My Bees: An Allegory.

16.2. Independent (1876): Burnt Offering.

16.3. Poems (1892): A Dream (MS 1877).

16.4. Atlantic Monthly (1881): Tidal Waves.

16.5. Independent (1884): "Too Much Wheat".

16.6. Century (1885): Habeas Corpus.

17. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886).

{How many times these low feet staggered} (c.1860).

{Come slowly - Eden!} (c. 1860).

{"Heaven" - is what I cannot reach!} (c. 1861).

{Over the fence} (c. 1861).

{I felt a Funeral, in my Brain} (c. 1861).

{How the old mountains drip with sunset} (c. 1861).

{All the letters I can write} (1862).

{I tend my flowers for thee} (c. 1862).

{A Visitor in Marl} (c. 1862).

{What Soft - Cherubic Creatures} (c. 1862).

{I heard a Fly buzz - when I died} (c. 1862).

{She dealt her pretty words like Blades} (c. 1862).

{Civilization - spurns - the Leopard!} (c. 1862).

{Her sweet Weight on my Heart a Night} (c. 1862).

{I started Early - Took my Dog} (c. 1862).

{I had been hungry, all the Years} (c. 1862).

{I think I was enchanted} (c. 1862).

{A still -Volcanic- Life} (c.1862).

{the Spider holds a Silver Ball} (c. 1862).

{They shut me up in Prose} (c. 1862).

{Glee - The great storm is over} (c.1862).

{Essential Oils are wrung} (c. 1863).

{On the Bleakness of my Lot} (c. 1863).

{Publication - is the Auction} (c. 1863).

{Behind Me - dips Eternity} (c. 1863).

{Sweet Mountains - Ye tell me no lie} (c. 1863).

{She rose to His Requirement - dropt} (c.1863).

{Four Trees - upon a solitary Acre} (c.1863).

{My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun} (c. 1863).

{This consciousness that is aware} (c. 1864).

{As the Starved Maelstrom laps the Navies} (c. 1864).

{I felt a cleaving in my Mind} (c. 1864).

{Sang from the Heart, Sire} (c. 1865).

{The Frost of Death was on the Pane} (c. 1869).

{A Spider sewed at Night} (c. 1869).

{Alone and in a Circumstance} (1870).

{So I pull my Stockings off} (c. 1871).

{Its' Hour with itself} (c.1872).

{Forbidden Fruit a flavour has} (c. 1876).

{The bible is an antique Volume} (c. 1882).

{Pass to thy Rendezvous of Light} (c. 1883).

{In Winter in my Room} (date unknown).

{On my volcano grows the Grass} (date unknown).

{Her face was in a bed of hair (date unknown).

18. Adah Isaacs Menken (1835-1868).

Infelicia (1868): Judith, Working and Waiting, Answer Me.

19. Celia Thaxter (1835-1894).

Atlantic Monthly (1861): Land-Locked.

Atlantic Monthly (1874): In Kittery Churchyard, Wherefore.

Poems (1874): At the Breakers' Edge.

Atlantic Monthly (1877): Mutation.

Lippincott's Magazine (1878): Alone.

The Cruise of the Mystery and Other Poems (1886): Berothed.

Poems (1896): Two Sonnets.

20. Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921).

Atlantic Monthly (1861): Pomegranate-Flowers.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1867): The Price.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1869): Magdalen.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1872): Reprieve.

Atlantic Monthly (1880): Intermezzo.

21. Louise Chandler Moulton (1835-1908).

In the Garden of Dreams (1891): A Girl's Funeral in Milan, Laus Veneris: A Picture by Burne Jones, When Day was Done, A Parabel, Love's Ghost, The Shadow Dance.

Chap-Book (1895): Where the Night's Pale Roses Blow.

At the Wind's Will (1900): When You Are Dead, At Night's High Noon.

22. Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (1836-1919).

Galaxy (1867): Giving Back the Flower, Shapes of a Soul.

Galaxy (1870): A Hundred Years Ago.

Overland Monthly (1871): Beatrice Cenci.

Capital (1872): The Funeral of a Doll, The Grave at Frankfort, Mock Diamonds.

Independent (1872): Over in Kentucky, The Black Princess, The Palace-Burner.

Atlantic Monthly (1872): There was a Rose.

Capital (1873): A Ghost at the Opera.

Independent (1873): Her Blindness in Grief.

Independent (1874): We Too.

Independent (1880): His Mother's Way.

Independent (1881): A Neighborhood Incident.

Wide-Awake (1883): A Child's Party.

Atlantic Monthly (1884): The Christening.

An Enchanted Castle (1893): In the Round Tower at Cloyne.

Child's World Ballards (1895): A Sea-Gull Wounded.

Century (1898): A Mistake in the Bird-Market.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1899): Heart's-Ease over Henry Heine.

Independent (1910): A New Thanksgiving.

Independent (1911): A Daffodil.

23. Christine Rutledge/The Carolina Singers (fl. 1870).

Spirituelles (Unwritten Songs of South Carolina) (1873?): The Gospel Train, Steal Away, Soul Says to the Body, Where Shall I Go?, Going to Write to Master Jesus, Rise Christians, Shout Independent, Keep Me From Sinking Down, O Sinner Man, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Roll Jordan Roll, No More Horn Blow Here, Sweet Turtle Dove, Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel, Go Down Moses, Resurrection Morning.

24. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844-1911).

Poetic Studies (1875): Divided.

Sunday Afternoon (1879): The Room's Width.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1879): Song.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1881): George Eliot: Her Jury.

Songs of the Silent World and Other Poems (1885): New Neighbors, Won.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1892): The Stone Woman of Eastern Point.

Harper's Bazar (1911): The Twain of Her.

25. Emma Lazarus (1849-1887).

Scribner's Monthly (1877): Off Rough Point.

Lippincott's Magazine (1878): The South.

Songs of a Semite (1882): Love Song of a Alcharisi.

Century (1887): "By the Waters of Babylon: Little Poems in Prose," IV. The Test.

The Poems of Emma Lazarus (1889): The New Colossus (1883), Venus of the Louvre.

Manuscript Poem (date unknown; Vogel, 1980): Assurance.

26. Henrietta Cordelia Ray (1849-1916).

A. M. E. Church Review (1893): Niobe.

Poems (1910): Noonday Thought, At the Cascade, The Vision of Eve, My Spirit's Complement, To My Father, Toussaint L'Ouverture.

27. Edith M. Thomas (1854-1925).

Scribner's Monthly (1881): Frost.

Atlantic Monthly (1881): Harvest Noon.

Century (1891): Ad Astra: (A. C. L. B.).

Fair Shadow Land (1893): The Torches of the Dawn, Losers.

The Dancers and Other Legends and Lyrics (1903): The Deep-Sea Pearl.

The Guest at the Gate (1909): Eden-Memory.

Selected Poems of Edith M. Thomas (1926): "Frost To-Night", Evoe!, The Waters of Dirce, The Etherical Hunger, To Walk Invisible.

28. Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856-1935).

A Branch of May (1887): Early September, August.

A Quiet Road (1896): Telling the Bees, In Time of Grief.

Spicewood (1920): A War Memory (1865), Drought.

Wild Cherry (1923): Thrift, White Flags, Emily, The Roman Road, A Puritan Lady, Spring Ecstasy.

Selected Poems (1926): A Flower of Mullein.

White April and Other Poems (1930): Crows, White April, Nina.

Pastures and Other Poems (1933): The Widower, To a Young Poet.

29.Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935).

In This Our World (1893): A Nevada Desert, False Play, Baby Love.

In This Our World (1898): Homes: A Sestina, The Beds of Fleur-de-Lys, The Hills, The Mother's Charge.

30. Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920).

A Roadside Harp: A Book of Verses (1893): Florentin, Hylas.

Alexandriana: VII: "Here lies one in the earth who scarce of the earth was moulded", XII: "Cows in the narrowing August marches", XIII: "Praise though the Mighty Mother for what is wrought, not me".

Chap-book (1896): Emily Bronté, Monochrome.

The Martyrs' Idyl, and Shorter Poems (1899): Deo Optimo Maximo, Christina Musing.

Happy Ending: The Collected Lyrics of Louise Imogen Guiney (1909): Romans in Dorset.

London: IX. Sunday Chimes in the City.

Happy Ending: The Collected Lyrics of Louise Imogen Guinsey (1917): Despotisisms, I. The Motor: 1905, II. The War: 1915.

31. E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) (1861-1913).

The White Wampum (1895): A Cry form an Indian Wife, The Camper, Marshlands, The Idlers.

Flint and Feather (1912): The Corn Husker (Canadian Born 1903), Silhouette (Canadian Born 1903), Lullaby of the Iroquois (Canadian Born 1903), The City, and the Sea (Canadian Born 1903), The Train Dogs, The Indian Corn Planter.

32. Sophie Jewette (1861-1909).

The Poems of Sophie Jewett (1910): Entre Nous (MS 1882), Separation (MS 1885), A Dream (Scribner's Magazine 1888), Metempsychosis (MS 1891), Armistice (MS 1891), I Speak Your Name (MS 1892), "If Spirits Walk" (Century 1893), Song: "O Love, thou art winged and swift" (MS 1893), Song: Lady mine, so passing fair" (The Pilgrim and Other Poems 1896), With a Daffodil (MS 1900), With a copy of Wharton's "Sappho" (MS 1904), A Song of Summer (Persephone and Other Poems 1905).

33. Edith Warton (1862-1937).

Artemis to Actoeon and Other Verse (1909):.

The Mortal Lease: I. "Because the currents of our love are poured", II. "Because our kiss is the moon to draw", III. "All, all is sweet in that commingled draught", IV. "'Sad Immortality is dead,' you say", V. "Yet for one rounded moment I will be", VI. "The Moment came, with sacramental cup", VII. "Shall I not know? I, that could always catch", VIII. "Strive we no more. Some hearts are like the bright".

Chartres: I. "Immense, august, like some Titanic bloom", II. "The crimson panes like blood-drops stigmatise".

34. Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863-1953).

Scribner's Monthly (1879): Indian Pipe.

Overland Monthly (1883): The Wood-Chopper to his Ax.

Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1896): The Master of the House.

Independent (1912): The Cross and the Pagan.

The Voice at Eve (1930): The End of the Hunt.

35. Dora Read Goodale (1866-1953).

Apple Blossoms: Verses of Two Children (1878): Our Chickens.

Independent (1884): A Workingwoman.

Century (1893): Moonrise from the Cliff.

Mountain Dooryards (2nd edn 1958): Of Frosts in May (1941), Mountain Dooryard (1941), Splint Baskets, Mast in the Woods, The Portraits, The Bleeding Heart.

36. Frances Densmore (1867-1957) / Owl Woman (Juana Manwell) (fl. 1880).

Papago Music (1929): Songs for Treating Sickness, Sung During the Four Parts of the Night:.

Parts One and Two: Beginning Songs and Songs Sung before Midnight:.

No. 72 "Brown Owls", No. 73 "In the Blue Night", No. 74 "The Owl Feather", No. 75 "They Come Hooting", No. 76 "In the Dark I Enter", No. 77 "His Heart is Almost Covered with Night", No. 78 "I See Spirit-Tufts of White Feathers", No. 79 "Yonder Lies the Spirit Land", No. 80 "Song of a Spirit", No. 81 "We Will Join Them", No. 82 "My Feathers", No. 83 "The Women are Singing", NN/NT {"In the great night my heart will go out"}, NN/NT {"On the west side they are singing, the women hear it"}, No. 84 "I Am Going to See the Land", No. 85 "I Run Toward Ashes Hill", No. 86 "The Waters of the Spirits".

Parts Three and Four: Songs Sung between Midnight and Early Morning:.

No. 87 "There Will I See the Dawn", No. 88 "I Run Toward the East", No. 89 "I Die Here", No. 90 "I Could See the Daylight Coming", No. 91 "The Dawn Approaches", No. 92 "The Owl Feather is Looking for the Dawn", No. 93 "The Morning Star", No. 94 "Song of a Medicine Woman on Seeing that a Sick Person will Die".

37. Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934).

The American Rhythm (1923):.

Amerindian Songs:.

Song of the Basket Dancers (San Ildefonso Pueblo).

Lament of a Man for his Son.

Papago Love Songs: I. "Early I rose", II. "Do you long, my Maiden".

Glyphs (from the Washoe-Paiute): I. "A girl wearing a green ribbon", II. "Your face is strange", III. "Truly buzzards".

Neither Spirit nor Bird (from the Shoshone).

Songs of the Seasons.

Black Prayers.

Songs in the American Manner:.

On Hearing Vachel Lindsay Chant his Verse.

38. Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935).

The Works of Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1988): Violets (Crisis 1917), I Sit and Sew (The Dunbar Speaker and Entertainer 1920), You! Inez! (MS 1921), The Prolateriat Speaks (Crisis 1929), Harlem John Henry Views the Airmada (Crisis 1932).

Section II: Poems from Regional, National, and Special Interest Newspapers and Periodicals, arranged chronologically:.

1. Weekly Museum (1800): "Deborah," Sonnet to a Mop-Stick; By a Lady, Woman's Hard Fate.

2. Ladies Monitor (1801): "Maria," By a Lady Whose Infant Lay Sleeping in the Cradle.

3. Lady's Magazine and Musical Repository (1801): Anonymous, Epitaph on a Bird, Anonymous, The Old Maid's Apology.

4. Boston Gazette (1801): "Constantina" (Judith Sargent Murray), Cacoethes Scribendi.

5. Boston Gazette (1802): Anonymous, An Unfortunate Mother, to Her Infant at the Breast.

6. Boston Gazette (1804): Sappho, The Tiger Hunter.

7. Boston Gazette (1805): Anonymous, The Hot-House Rose.

8. Weekly Inspector (1806): "Volina," "You say we're fond of fops, -why not?".

9. A Broadside (between 1810-1814): Anonymous, The Young Girl's Resolution.

10. New York Weekly Museum (1814): Anonymous, The First Ideal of Beauty.

11. Intellectual Regale or Ladies' Tea Tray (1815): Anonymous, The Wild Gazelle.

12. The Literary Voyager (1827): "Rosa" (Jane Johnson Schoolcraft), Invocation to My Maternal Grandfather On Hearing His Descent from Chippewa Ancestors Misrepresented (MS 1823); J{ane} S{hoolcraft}, Sonnet.

13. Ladies' Garland (1827): "Estelle," The Broken Promise.

14. Ladies' Magazine (1833): Hannah Gould, The Child on the Beach.

15. Knickerbocker (1834): Anonymous, My Head; Anonymous {From a Lady's Album}, A Belle's Philosophy.

16. Knickerbocker (1834): E{lizabeth} F. E{llet}, The Witches' Revel.

17. National Enquirer (1836): Ella (Sarah Mapps Douglass), The Stranger in America.

18. Liberator (1836): Ada (Eliza Earle?), Lines Suggested on reading "An Appeal to Christian Women of the South," by A. E. Grimke.

19. Liberator (1837): Ada (Eliza Earle), {Petitioning Congress}.

20. National Enquirer (1837): Ella (Sarah Mapps Douglass), The Boast of Americans.

21. Knickerbocker (1837): Mary E. Hewitt, To a Bride.

22. Colored American (1840): Ann Plato, Lines, Written on visiting the grave of a venerated friend.

23. Southern Literary Messenger (1842): Lydia Jane {Pierson}, My Muse.

24. Southern Literary Messenger (1845): E{lizabeth} J. E{ames}, Love and Flowers.

25. Lowell Offering (1845): A. M. S. (Mary Ann Spalding?), Home.

26. North Star (1848): {Maria W. Chapman}, The Times that Try Men's Souls.

Cherokee Advocate (1850): The Cherokee Poetess, Misspent Life.

27. Louisville Weekly Journal (1850): S., To My Child.

28. Occident (1850): Mrs R{ebekah} Hyneman, Huldah the Prophetess, from Female Scriptural Characters, No. IX.

29. Frederick Douglass's Newspaper (1852): Annie Parker, Story Telling.

30. Louisville Daily Journal (1854): Anonymous ("By an Old One"), A Warning.

31. A Wreath of Cherokee Rose Buds (1855): Lily Lee, Literary Day Among the Birds.

32. National Anti-Slavery Standard (1856): Maria Weston Chapman, trans., Souvenir of the Night of the Fourth of December, 1851, from the French of Victor Hugo.

33. Atlantic Monthly (1858): Elizabeth Stroddard, Mercedes.

34. Knickerbocker (1859): Annie Keeley?, "The Beautiful Snow".

35. Atlantic Monthly (1859): Emily S. Forman, Bloodroot.

36. Cincinnati Israelite (1859): Magga Kilmer, The Grave of Rachel.

37. Atlantic Monthly (1860): Frances Sophia Stoughton Pratt, The "Cattle" to the "Poet".

38. Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1860): Elizabeth Drew Stoddard, Before the Mirror.

Saturday Evening Post (1860): Alice Browne, (Enone: A Statute by Miss H. Hosmer); Florence Percy (Elizabeth Akers Allen), Rock Me To Sleep.

39. Atlantic Monthly (1861): Annie Fields, The Wilde Endive.

40. National Anti-Slavery Standard (1861): Mrs James Neall, The Harvest-Field of 1861.

41. Independent (1861): Caroline Cheseboro (Caroline Cheseborough), Church and State.

42. Southern Literary Messenger (1862): E. A. C. The Snow Storm.

43. Galaxy (1867): Mrs W. H. Palmer, Her Answer.

44. Colored American (1865): Sarah E. Shuften, Ethiopia's Dead.

45. Overland Monthly (1868): Ina Coolbirth, Longing.

46. The Land We Love (1869): L. Virginia French, "Mammy" (A Home Picture of 1860).

47. Hearth and Home (1870): Mignonette, trans., The Accepted (from Heine's Song of the Oceanides).

48. Golden Age (1871): Grace Greenwood (Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott), In Italy.

49. Galaxy (1872): Constance Fenimore Woolson, The Heart of June.

50. Vindicator (1872): Ethel Lynn (Ethelinda Beers), The Baggage Waggon.

51. Overland Monthly (1873): Ina D. Coolbrith, The Sea-Shell.

52. Irish Nationalist (1873): By a Lady from Cork, Adieu to Innisfail.

53. Woodhull & Clafin's Weekly (1874): Anonymous, My Fashionable Mother.

54. Galaxy (1875): Lillie Devereux Blake, The Sea People.

55. Scribner's Monthly (1875): Harriet McKewen Kimball, White Azaleas.

56. Atlantic Monthly (1875): Mary B. Cummings, Possession.

57. Shaker and Shakress (1876): Anna White, Spirit Voices.

58. New Century for Women (1876): Constance Fenimore Woolson, To George Eliot.

59. Sunday Afternoon (1879): Sarah Orne Jewett, At Home from Church.

60. Pilot (1880): Lizzie Ward O'Reilly: The Work-Girl's Rest.

61. Californian (1880): Milicent W. Shinn, In a New England Graveyard.

62. Daily Easter Argus (1880): Olive Harper (Mrs Helen Burrel D'Apery), My Antony's Away.

63. Scribner's Monthly (1881): Mary L. Ritter, Irrevocable.

64. Pilot (1882): Fanny Parnell, After Death.

65. Californian (1882): Mrs Henrietta R. Eliot, Waiting for Day.

66. Century (1884): Mary Ainge De Vere, A Marriage.

67. Century (1886): Winifred Howells, Past.

68. Southern Workman (1886): M{ary} E. Ashe Lee, Afmerica.

69. Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1887): Margaret Deland, Noon in a New England Pasture.

70. Lippencott's Magazine (1887): Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, from "The Dilemma of the nineteenth century".

71. Century (1887): Julie M. Lippmann, Solace.

72. A. M. E. Church Review (1888): Mrs N. F. Mossell (Gertrude E. H. Bustill), Good Night; Sarah C. Bierce Scarborough, trans., from Lamartine's "Toussaint Louverture".

73. Overland Monthly (1889): Mary Leland Adams, The Path to the Sea.

74. Harper's Bazar (1889): Anonymous, The Child that Gave Trouble.

75. Chautauquan (1890): Lucy E. Tilley, The Touch of the Frost.

76. Century (1890): Margaret Preston, A Damascus Garden.

77. Century (1891): Mary E. Wilkins {Freeman}, Love and the Witches.

78. Far and Near (1891): Ruth Huntington Sessions, Sunset After a Rainy Work-Day.

79. Journal of American Folk-Lore (1891): Harriet Maxwell Converse, trans., The Thanksgiving (Iroquois).

80. Atlantic Monthly (1891): Julie M. Lippmann, Sweet Peas; Katherine T. Prescott, A November Prairie.

81. Arena (1892): Julia Anna Wolcott, A Prayer of the Heart.

82. Overland Monthly (1892): Ella Higginson, In a Valley of Peace; Virna Woods, Point Lobos.

83. Century (1892): Annie Fields, Comatas.

84. Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1893): Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, The Cadet.

85. Overland Monthly (1893): Lillian Shuey, Rhododendron Californican.

86. Independent (1895): Irene Putnam, The Sea-Birds.

87. Century (1895): Elizabeth C. Cardozo, Spring Song.

88. Symposium (1896): Maud Louise Fuller, Lace.

89. Chap Book (1896): Alice Katherine Fallows, "Of the Earth"; Dorothy Lummis Moore, Evolution; Eleanor B. Caldwell, Creation; Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Illusion, Ethel Balton, An Impressionist Picture.

90. Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1896): Ella Higginson, Two Prayers.

91. Philistine (1896): Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn, Behold the Lilies.

92. Time and the Hour (1896): Anne Throop, The Sinner.

93. Quartier Latin (1897): Mary Kent Davey, trans., The Little Deaf Leaf, from Songs of the Forest Beautiful, frome the French of Catulle Mendès.

94. Century (1897): Grace Denio Litchfield, Ennui.

95. Chap-book (1897): Ann Devoore, An Electric-Light Pole; Ellen Glasgow, A Vidion.

96. Time and the Hour (1897): Anne Throop, The Shadow Song of the Hyper-Borean.

97. Midland Monthly (1897): Maude Morrison Huey, A Wintry Night.

98. Scribner's Magazine (1897): Lilla Cabot Perry, With a Bit of Gorse for Carnac.

99. Chap-book (1898): Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Goddess of Liberty, Answer.

100. Journal of American Folk-Lore (1898): Alice Fletcher, trans., "The Mother's Vow to the Thunder Gods".

101. Poet-Lore (1898): Florence Earle Coates, Longing.

102. Atlantic Monthly (1898): Maude Caldwell Perry, Summer Died Last Night.

103. Century (1899): Muriel Campbell Dyar, "When Loud My Lilac-Bush With Bees".

List of Serials.

Index of Titles and First Lines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631203995
Editor:
Bennett, Paula Bernat
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Editor:
Bennett, Paula Bernat
Author:
Bennett, Paula Bernat
Location:
Malden, Mass. :
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American poetry -- Women authors.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
19th-century American literature
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Blackwell Anthologies
Series Volume:
50
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.04x5.99x1.27 in. 1.80 lbs.

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