Cummins, Maria Susanna (1827 – 1866)

Cummins, Maria Susanna

9 April 1827 – 1 October 1866

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Pertinent Archives:

Essex Institute (correspondence, fan mail, legal papers, writings, requests from magazines and newspapers, and reviews of Cummins’s work under the Cummins Family Papers) (

Legacy References:

Bauermeister, Erica R. “The LamplighterThe Wide, Wide World, and Hope Leslie: Reconsidering the Recipes for Nienteenth-Century American Women’s Novels.” Legacy 8.1 (1991): 17-28.

Elbert, Monika. “Review of Naomi Z. Sofer’s Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and NineteenthCentury Women Writers and Susan S. Williams’s Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 135-37. [LION]

Hamelman, Steven. “Orientalism and Sympathy in Maria Susanna Cummins’s El Fureidîs.” Legacy 25.1 (2008): 62-82. [LION]

Hendler, Glenn. “Review of Amy Schrager Lang’s The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America.” Legacy21.1 (2004): 111. [LION]

Jacobs, Heidi L. M. “Maria Susanna Cummins’s London Letters, April 1860.” Legacy 19.2 (2002): 241-54. [GW] [LION]

Jones, Anne Goodwyn. “Review of Mary Kelley’s Private Woman, Public Stage: Literary Domesticity in Nineteenth Century America.”Legacy 2.2 (1985): 74-75.

Templin, Mary. “Panic Fiction: Women’s Responses to Antebellum Economic Crisis.” Legacy 21.1 (2004): 1-16. [LION]

White, Barbara A. “Review of Maria Cummins’s The Lamplighter.” Legacy 6.2 (1989): 70.

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