Woolson, Constance Fenimore (1840 -1894)

5 March 1840 – 24 Jan. 1894

Image Information:

Photographer: Unknown Date: Occasion: placed near select chapters of Woolson’s East Angels printed in Harper’s Source: “CONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON.” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 72.430 (March 1886): 559. Permissions: public domain
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Pertinent Archives:

Minnesota Historical Society, Archives and Manuscripts (correspondence with William Crowell Edgar and Family) (http://www.mnhs.org/collections/)
Trinity College, Watkinson Library (letters from Charles Dudley Warner) (http://library.trincoll.edu/research/watk/)
Western Reserve Historical Society (letters to Samuel Mather and Family) (http://www.wrhs.org/)

Legacy References:

Berthold, Dennis. “Review of ed. Cheryl Torsney’s Critical Essays on Constance Fenimore Woolson.” Legacy 11.2 (1994):  176.

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]

Dean, Sharon L. “Review of Cheryl Torsney’s Constance Fenimore Woolson: The Grief of Artistry.” Legacy 8.1 (1991):  64-65.

Dean, Sharon L. “Homeward Bound: The Novels of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” Legacy 6.2 (1989):  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]

Hall, Carolyn. “An Elaborate Pretense for the Major: Making up the Face of the Postbellum Nation.” Legacy 22.2 (2005):  146-57. [LION]

Healey, Christina. “The Antiquary and Literary Criticism in the Short Stories of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” Legacy 29.2 (2012):  222-239.

Kier, Kathleen. “Review of Constance Fenimore Woolson’s Women Artists, Women Exiles: “Mis Grief” and Other Stories.” Legacy 7.1 (1990):  70-71.

Kreiger, Georgia. “East Angels: Constance Fenimore Woolson’s revision of Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady.” Legacy 22.1 (2005):  18-29. [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]

Matheson, Neill. “Woolson’s Anthropology of Desire.” Legacy 26.1 (2009):  48-68. [MUSE]  [GW]  [LION]

Rodier, Katharine. “Review of Caroline Field Levander’s Voices of the Nation: Women and Public Speech in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture.” Legacy 16.2 (1999):  205. [GW]  [LION]

Torsney, Cheryl B. “‘Miss Grief’ by Constance Fenimore Woolson: Introduction.” Legacy 4.1 (1987):  11-13.

Torsney, Cheryl B. “The Strange Case of the Disappearing Woolson Memorabilia.” Legacy 11.2 (1994):  143-51.

Torsney, Cheryl B. “In Anticipation of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Woolson House.” Legacy 2.2 (1985):  72-73.

Voeller, Carey R. “Review of Annamaria Formichella Elsden’s Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 25.1 (2008):  170-71. [LION]

Weimer, Joan Myers. “Review of ed. Victoria Brehm’s Constance Fenimore Woolson’s Nineteenth Century: Essays.” Legacy 20.1 (2003):  201. [GW]  [LION]

Weimer, Joan Myers. “Women Artists as Exiles in the Fiction of Constance Fenimore Woolson.” Legacy 3.2 (1986):  3-15.

Woolson, Constance Fenimore. Legacy Reprint:  “Miss Grief.” [Lippincott’s Magazine, May 1880] Legacy 4.1 (1987):  13-25.