Rowson, Susanna (1762-1824)

Rowson, Susanna

1762 – 2 March 1824

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Pertinent Archives:

The University of Virginia Library, Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature Special Collections (manuscripts, correspondence, biographical information, miscellaneous documents, portraits, and engravings) (

Legacy References:

Henderson, Desirée. “Illegitimate Children and Bastard Sequels: The Case of Susanna Rowson’s Lucy Temple.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 1-23. [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]

Robbins, Sarah. “Review of Mary Kelley’s Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic/Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South and Catherine Kerrison’s Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South.” Legacy 25.1 (2008): 162-64. [LION]

Weyler, Karen A. “Review of Marion Rust’s Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson’s Early American Women.” Legacy 26.1 (2009): 162-64. [MUSE] [GW] [LION]