Susan Warner

Warner, Susan Bogert

Susan Bogert Warner, pseud. Elizabeth Wetherall, 1819–85, American novelist, b. New York City. Of her many books the best known was The Wide, Wide World (1850), a pious, tearful tale of an orphan. Her other novels include Queechy (1852), The Hills of the Shatemuc (1856), and Melbourne House (1864). With her sister, Anna Bartlett Warner, pseud. Amy Lothrop, 1820–1915), she collaborated on several children's books, notably Mr. Rutherford's Children (1853–55). Anna also wrote Dollars and Cents (1852), Stories of Vinegar Hill (6 vol., 1872), and other novels, as well as a biography of her sister (1909).

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Susan Warner: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! The Wide, Wide World By Susan Warner Hurst and Company, vol.2, 1900
A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1850s in America By Robert L. Gale Greenwood Press, 1993
Librarian’s tip: "Susan Warner" p. 407
"We Must Sorrow": Silence, Suffering, and Sentimentality in Susan Warner's 'The Wide, Wide World.' By O'Connell, Catharine Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 25, No. 1, Spring 1997
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Susan Warner's the Wide, Wide World, Conduct Literature, and Protocols of Female Reading in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America By Ashworth, Suzanne M Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2000
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The Limits of the Mother at Home in the Wide, Wide World and the Lamplighter By Chantell, Claire Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 30, No. 2, Autumn 2002
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The Feminine Fifties By Fred Lewis Pattee D. Appleton-Century Company, 1940
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Susan Warner begins on p. 58
Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook By Denise D. Knight Greenwood Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "Susan Warner" p. 452
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