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Early American Fiction Collection

Early American Fiction Collection
(1789-1875)



Early American Fiction in Studies in Bibliography


Early American Authors and Periodicals

Aderman, Ralph G. "Contributors to the American Quarterly Review, 1827-1833." (Vol. 14, 1961).

Woodall, Guy R. "More on the Contributors to the American Quarterly Review. (1827-1837)." (Vol. 23, 1970).
Guilds, John C. "The "Lost" Number of the Southern Literary Gazette." (Vol. 22, 1969).
Miller, F. Dewolfe. "Identification of Contributors to the North American Review under Lowell." (Vol 6, 1954).
Robbins, J. Albert. "Fees Paid to Authors by Certain American Periodicals, 1840-1850." (Vol. 2. 1949-50).

Early American Authors and the Publishing Industry

Gettmann, Royal A. "Colburn-Bentley and the March of Intellect." (Vol. 9, 1957).
Green, Ralph. "Early American Power Printing Presses." (Vol. 4, 1951-52).
Miller, C. William. "Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Type." (Vol. 11, 1958).
Silver, Rollo G. "Abstracts from the Wills and Estates of Boston Printers, 1800-1825." (Vol. 7, 1955).
---. "The Costs of Mathew Carey's Printing Equipment." (Vol. 19, 1966).
Silver, Rollo G. "Prologue to Copyright in America: 1772." (Vol. 11, 1958).
Tanselle, G. Thomas. "The Historiography of American Literary Publishing." (Vol. 18, 1965).
---. "Press Figures in America: Some Preliminary Observations." (Vol. 19. 1966).
Verner, Coolie and P. J. Conkwright. "The Printing of Jefferson's Notes, 1793-94." (Volume 5. 1952-53.

Early American Authors and Textual Scholarship

Bowers, Fredson. "Some Principles for Scholarly Editions of Nineteenth-Century American Authors." (Vol. 17, 1964).
Tanselle, G. Thomas. "Copyright Records and the Bibliographer." (Vol. 22, 1969).
---. "The Descriptive Bibliography of American Authors." (Vol. 21, 1968).
---. "Greg's Theory of Copy-Text and the Editing of American Literature." (Vol. 28, 1975).

Nineteenth Century Critics and Readers

Miller, F. DeWolfe. "Twenty-Eight Additions to the Canon of Lowell's Criticism." (Vol. 4, 1951-52).
Colbourn, H. Trevor. "The Reading of Joseph Carrington Cabell: 'A List of Books on Various Subjects Recommended to a Young Man . . . .'" (Vol. 13. 1960).

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Bruccoli, Matthew J. "Notes on the Destruction of the The Scarlet Letter Manuscript." (Vol. 20, 1967).
Gross, Seymour L. "Hawthorne's Income from The Token" (Vol. 8, 1956).
Gross, Seymour L. and Alfred J. Levy. "Some Remarks on the Extant Manuscripts of Hawthorne's Short Stories." (Vol 14, 1961.)

Washington Irving

Barnes, Daniel R. "Washington Irving: an Unrecorded Periodical Publication." (Vol. 20, 1967).

Herman Melville

Charvat, William. "Melville and the Common Reader." (Vol 12, 1959).

James Kirke Paulding

Aderman, Ralph. "Paulding's Anonymous Writings: New Attributions and Speculations." (Vol. 46, 1993).
---. "James Kirke Paulding's Contributions to American Magazines." (Vol 17, 1964).
Robbins, J. Albert. "Some Unrecorded Poems of James Kirke Paulding: An Annotated Check-List." (Vol. 3, 1950-51).

Edgar Allan Poe

Cauthen, I. B., Jr. "Poe's Alone: Its Background, Source, and Manuscript." (Vol. 3, 1950-51).
Richard, Claude. "Poe and 'Young America.'" (Vol. 21, 1968).
Tanselle, G. Thomas "An Unknown Early Appearance of 'The Raven.'" (Vol 16, 1963)

William Gilmore Simms

Guilds, John C., Jr. "Simms's First Magazine: The Album." (Vol. 8, 1956)
---. "William Gilmore Simms and the Southern Literary Gazette." (Vol. 21, 1968).
Kibler, James E. "Simms's First Published Fiction." (Vol 44, 1991).
---. "The Unpublished Preface to W. G. Simms's Collected Poems." (Vol. 49, 1996).
Rees, Robert A. and Marjorie Griffin. "William Gilmore Simms and The Family Companion." (Vol. 24, 1971).

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Geary, Susan. "Mrs. Stowe's Income from the Serial Version of Uncle Tom's Cabin." (Vol. 29, 1976).