Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

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Works by Rebecca Harding Davis


Margret Howth: A Story of To-day. Boston: Ticknor, 1862. Reprint, New York: Feminist Press, 1990.

Waitingfor the Verdict. New York: Sheldon and Co., 1867. Reprint, Upper Saddle Ridge, NJ: Gregg, 1968.

Dallas Galbraith. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1868.

John Andross. New York: Orange, 1874.

A Law Unto Herself. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1878.

Natasqua. New York: Cassell-Rainbow, 1886.

Kent Hampden. New York: Scribner's, 1892.

Doctor Warrick's Daughters. New York: Harper, 1896.

Frances Waldeaux. New York: Harper, 1897.

Short Stories and Novellas

"Life in the Iron-Mills." Atlantic Monthly 7 ( April 1861): 430-451.

"The Murder in the Glenn Ross." Peterson's Magazine 40 (November-December 1861): 347-355, 438-448.

"John Lamar." Atlantic Monthly 9 ( April 1862): 411-423.

"David Gaunt." Atlantic Monthly 10 (September-October 1862): 259-271, 403-421.

"Blind Tom." Atlantic Monthly 10 ( November 1862): 580-585.

"The Promise of the Dawn: A Christmas Story." Atlantic Monthly 11 ( January 1863): 10-25.

"The Wife's Story." Atlantic Monthly 14 ( July 1864): 1-19.

"The Harmonists." Atlantic Monthly 17 ( May 1866): 529-538.

"In the Market." Peterson's Magazine 53 ( January 1868): 49-57.

"Put Out of the Way." Peterson's Magazine 57 (May-June 1870): 355-367, 431-443; 58 (July-August 1870): 30-41, 109-118.

"Earthen Pitchers." Scribner's Monthly 7 ( November 1873-April 1874): 73.

"Kitty's Choice, or Berrytown " and Other Stories. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1873.

"Marcia." Harper's New Monthly 53 ( November 1876): 925-928.

"Anne." Harper's New Monthly 78 ( April 1889): 744-750.

Silhouettes of American Life. New York: Scribner's, 1892.

"Life in the Iron-Mills" and Other Stories. Edited with a biographical interpretation by Tillie Olsen. New York: Feminist Press, 1972.

A Rebecca Harding Davis Reader. Edited with a critical introduction by Jean Pfaelzer. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995. (includes nonfiction)


"Men's Rights." Putnam's Magazine 3 ( February 1869): 212-224.

"The Middle-Aged Woman." Scribner's Monthly 10 ( July 1875): 345-347.

"Old Philadelphia." Harper's New Monthly 52 (April-May 1876): 705-721, 868-882.

"Some Testimony in the Case." Atlantic Monthly 56 ( November 1885): 602-608.

"Here and There in the South." Harper's New Monthly 75 (July-November 1887): 235.


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