Stoddard, Elizabeth (1823 – 1902)

6 May 1823 – 1 Aug. 1902

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Pertinent Archives:

American Antiquarian Society (1890s letters) (
Boston Public Library (correspondence including letters to Lilian Whiting about family news and literary matters) (
Middlebury College, Abernethy Collection of American Literature (correspondence) (

Legacy References:

Alaimo, Stacy. “Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons: A Feminist Dialogue of Bildung and Descent.” Legacy 8.1 (1991):  29-37.

Carr, Felicia L. “Review of Anne E. Boyd’s Writing for Immortality: Women Writers and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in America.” Legacy 22.2 (2005):  199. [LION]

Dobson, Joanne, and Judith Fetterley. “Nineteenth-Century American Novel: A Revised Syllabus.” Legacy 1.1 (1984):  6.

Opfermann, Susanne. “Review of Regula Giovani’s “I Believe I Shall Die an Impenetrable Secret”: The Writings of Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard and Eds. Robert McClure Smith and Ellen Weinauer’s American Culture, Canons, and the case of Elizabeth Stoddard.” Legacy 21.2 (2004):  249-50. [MUSE]  [LION]

Putzi, Jennifer. Legacy Reprint:  “Elizabeth Stoddard’s Civil War: ‘Gossip from Gotham’ and the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin.” Legacy 27.2 (2010):  392-411. [MUSE]  [GW]  [LION]

Putzi, Jennifer. “‘Tattooed still’: The Inscription of Female Agency in Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons.” Legacy 17.2 (2000):  165-73. [GW]  [LION]

Stoddard, Elizabeth Barstow. Legacy Reprint:  “The Chimneys.” [Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, November 1865] Legacy 7.2 (1990):  29-37.

Zagarell, Sandra A. Legacy Profile:  “Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard, 1823-1902.” Legacy 8.1 (1991):  39-49.

Zagarell, Sandra A. “‘The Chimneys’ by Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard: Introduction.” Legacy 7.2 (1990):  27-28.