Kirkland, Caroline (1801 – 1864)

Kirkland, Caroline

12 January 1801 – 6 April 1864

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Pertinent Archives:

University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, Michigan Historical Collections (correspondence with Mark Norris) (



Legacy References:


Barnes, Elizabeth C. “The Politics of Vision in Caroline Kirkland’s Frontier Fiction.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 62-75. [GW] [LION]

Driscoll, Kerry. “Review of Caroline Kirkland’s A New Home, Who’ll Follow?.” Legacy 8.1 (1991): 66-68.

Glasser, Leah Blatt. “Review of eds. Joyce W. Warren and Margaret Dickie’s Challenging Boundaries: Gender and Periodization and ed. Monika M. Elbert’s Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930.” Legacy18.2 (2001): 245-7. [GW] [LION]

Homstead, Melissa J. “Review of Patricia Okker’s Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America and ed. Sharon M. Harris’s Blue Pencils and Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910.” Legacy 22.1 (2005): 84-5. [LION]

Keetley, Dawn E. “Unsettling the Frontier: Gender and Racial Identity in Caroline Kirkland’s A New Home, Who’ll Follow? and Forest Life.” Legacy 12.1 (1996): 17-36.

Kirkland, Caroline. Legacy Reprint: “Women Writers on Women Writing: from Caroline Kirkland’s ‘Literary Women’ in Book for the Home Circle” (1853).” Legacy 4.1 (1987): 47-48.

Logan, Lisa. “Review of Nancy A. Walker’s The Disobedient Writer: Women and Narrative Tradition.” Legacy 14.1 (1997): 66. [GW][LION]

Logan, Lisa M. “Review of ed. Susan L. Roberson’s Women, America, and Movement: Narratives of Relocation.” Legacy 17.1 (2000): 111-12. [GW] [LION]

Samuels, Shirley. “Review of Mary Louise Kete’s Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America and Lori Merish’s Sentimental Materialism.” Legacy 18.2 (2001): 250. [GW] [LION]

Spencer, Stacy L. Legacy Profile: “Caroline Kirkland, 1801-1864.” Legacy 8.2 (1991): 133-40.