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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: John Neal

Works in the Collection      Biographies

John Neal, novelist, poet and lawyer, was born in Portland, Maine. He was a friend of Jeremy Bentham. Neal's works include Keep Cool (his first novel); the poem The Battle of Niagara ; Rachel Dyer; The Downeasters; True Womanhood; Great Mysteries and Little Plagues; and Wandering Recollections of a Somewhat Busy Life.

Works in the EAF Collection

Authorship: A Tale (1830) (Restricted)

The Down-Easters (1833) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Errata; or, The Works of Will. Adams (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Logan: A Family History (1822) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Rachel Dyer: A North American Story (1828) (Restricted)

Randolph: A Novel (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Seventy-six (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

True Womanhood: A Tale (1859) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)