Fanny Fern (Sara Payson Willis Parton): Selected full-text books and articles
Domesticity with a Difference: The Nonfiction of Catharine Beecher, Sarah J. Hale, Fanny Fern, and Margaret Fuller University Press of Mississippi, 1997
The (Other) American Traditions: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers Rutgers University Press, 1993
Librarian’s tip: "Domesticity and the Economics of Independence: Resistance and Revolution in the Work of Fanny Fern" begins on p. 73
Necessary Madness: The Humor of Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "Fanny Fern: 'It's a Way I Have When I Can't Find a Razor Handy to Cut my Throat'" begins on p. 48
Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930 University of Alabama Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "No Separations in the City: The Public-Private Novel and Private-Public Authorship"
FREE! Eminent Women of the Age: Being Narratives of the Lives and Deeds of the Most Prominent Women of the Present Generation S.M. Betts, 1869
Librarian’s tip: "Fanny Fern -- Mrs. Parton" begins on p. 66
Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women's Writing, 1850-1930 University Press of Mississippi, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "American Women's Fiction, 1850-1880: Domestic Discourses in the Writings of Fanny Fern, Louisa May Alcott, and Harriet Wilson"
Criticism and the Color Line: Desegregating American Literary Studies Rutgers University Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "The Politics of Mourning: Cultural Grief-Work from Frederick Douglass to Fanny Fern"
Hired Pens: Professional Writers in America's Golden Age of Print Ohio University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Two "Cacoethes Scribendi: Women Writers Among the Paying Periodicals"
Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook Greenwood Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "Fanny Fern (Sara Payson Willis Parton) (1811-1872)" begins on p. 123
The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women's Literature in America, 1820-1860 University of North Carolina Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall"
The Political Work of Northern Women Writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872 University of North Carolina Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Fern and Oakes: Independent versus Influential Womanhood" begins on p. 57
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