• Woidat, Caroline, ed.  The Western Captive and Other Indian Stories.  Toronto:  Broadview Press, 2015. 

PuBLISHED Biography and Criticism

  • Irene S. Di Maio, "Friedrich Gerstäcker als Übersetzer: Aspekte eines Amerikabildes," Charles Sealsfield und die transatlantische Internationalität: Biographische Konditionierung und literarische Umsetzungen. Eds. Wynkrieg Kriegleder and Alexander Ritter with the assistance of Marc-Oliver Schuster. Vol. 11 of SealsfieldBibliothek: Wiener Studien und Texte. Ed. Alexander Ritter. Vienna, Präsens Verlag, 2016. 251-280. [This article is part of a longer study of the nineteenth-century German traveler writer Friedrich Gerstäcker's mediation of the image of America through his translation work. Elizabeth Oakes Smiths novel,The Western Captive: or, the Times of Tecumseh, and Thomas Farnham's travel account, Travels in the Great Western Prairies, The Anahuac Mountains and in the Oregon Territory serve as case studies.]

  • Tuchinsky, Adam.  "'Woman and Her Needs': Elizabeth Oakes Smith and the Divorce Question." Journal of Women's History 28/1 (Spring 2016): 38-59. 
  • Ginsberg, Leslie.  "Minority/Majority:  Childhood Studies and Antebellum American Literature."  The Children's Table: Childhood Studies and the Humanities.  Athens: U Georgia P, 2013.  105-23.
  • Manning, Susan.  "Did Human Character Change?: Representing Women and Fiction from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf."  Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and History of Ideas. 11/1(January 2013): 29-52.
  • Wayne, Tiffany K..  Woman Thinking: Feminism and Transcendentalism in Nineteenth-Century America.  Lexington Books, 2005. 
  • Richards, Eliza. "Elizabeth Oakes Smith's Unspeakable Eloquence" in Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle (Cambridge UP, 2004).
  • Margrave, Veronica.  "Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-1893) in Knight, Denise D. (ed. and preface) Writers of the American Renaissance: An A-to-Z Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003.
  • Rose, Jane E.. "Expanding Woman's Sphere, Dismantling Class, and Building Community: The Feminism of Elizabeth Oakes Smith."CLA Journal. 45/2 (December 2001): 207-30. 
  • Woidat, Caroline. "Puritan Daughters and 'Wild' Indians: Elizabeth Oakes Smith's Narratives of Domestic Captivity." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 18.1 (Spring 2001): 21-34.
  • Belasco-Smith, Susan. "Elizabeth Oakes Smith" Dictionary of Literary Biography 235: American Literary Renaissance in New England, 4th Series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 2000.
  • Kete, Mary Louise. "Gender Valences of Transcendentalism: The Pursuit of Idealism in Elizabeth Oakes-Smith's 'The Sinless Child.'"Separate Spheres No More. Ed, Monika Elbert. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama Press, 2000.
  • Scherman, Timothy H.. "Elizabeth Oakes Smith." Dictionary of Literary Biography 239: American Women Prose Writers, 1820-1870. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 2000. 222-30.
  • Diebold, William.  "The Lady and the Salamander: A Forgotten Author and a Neglected Book about Rockland County."  South of the Mountains: The Historical Society of Rockland County.  4.2. (April-June 1999): 3-18.  
  • Prins, Yopie. Victorian Sappho. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1999. (chapter on American poets has a substantial section on EOS)
  • Prins, Yopie and Virginia Jackson. "Lyrical Studies." Victorian Literature and Culture 27.2 (1999):521-30.
  • Scherman, Timothy H..  "Looking for Liz."  The Researcher: Journal of the Carteret County Historical Society (Spring-Summer 1998): 4-17. 
  • Kirkland, Leigh.  "Elizabeth Oakes Smith, 1806-1893,"  in Knight, Denise D. (ed. and preface); Nelson, Emmanuel S. (ed.) Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood; 1997. 324-30.
  • Kirkland, Leigh.  "A Human Life: Being the Autobiography of Elizabeth Oakes Smith" (a critical edition).  Diss.  Georgia State University, 1994.
  • Nickels, Cameron and Timothy H. Scherman. "Elizabeth Oakes Smith: The Puritan as Feminist." de conscience: aspects du feminisme americain (1848-1875). Eds. Susan Goodman and Daniel Royot. Paris: Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 1994).
  • Walker, Cheryl, ed. American Women Poets of the Nineteenth Century: An Anthology. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992.
  • ----. The Nightingale's Burden: Women Poets and American Culture Before 1900. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1982.
  • Wiltenburg, Joy. "Excerpts from the Diary of Elizabeth Oakes Smith." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (1984) 9/3: 534-48.
  • Geissler, Kathleen M..  "Literacy and Literary Ambition," in "Needles and Pens: The Social Meaning of Women's Literacy in Nineteenth-Century America," Diss.  1987.
  • Richards, Wynola L..  "A Review of the Life and Writings of Elizabeth Oakes Smith" Diss.  Ball State University, 1981.
  • Woodward, Robert H.. "Bryant and Elizabeth Oakes Smith: An Unpublished Bryant Letter."  Colby Quarterly 5 (1959): 69-74.
  • McCord, Louisa S. "Woman and Her Needs."  DeBow's New Orleans Monthly Review (1852) 267-91. 



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