| The Heath Anthology of
American Literature, Fifth Edition
Lydia Maria Child
In the Heath Anthology
Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans
Letters from New York
#14: [Homelessness, 1842]
#33: [Anti-abolitionist mobs, 1842]
#50: [Women's Rights, 1843]
The History of the Condition of Women, in Various Ages and Nations, vols 4 and 5
Fact and Fiction: A Collection of Stories
Correspondence Between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason of Virginia
The Freedmen's Book
A Romance of the Republic
An Appeal for the Indians
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Early American Fiction
Links to several biographies.
Women's Voices: Quotations from Women
A listing of Child's most notable quotes.
Writer, Editor, Activist
Information about these three aspects of Child's life.
Helene G. Baer, The Heart Is Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child, 1964
Deborah Pickman Clifford, Crusader for Reform: A Life of Lydia Maria Child, 1992
Carolyn L. Karcher, "Introduction," Lydia Maria Child, Hobomok and Other Writings on Indians, 1986
Carolyn L. Karcher, "Rape, Murder and Revenge in 'Slavery's Peasant Homes,'" in The Aesthetics of Sentiment, ed. Shirley Samuels, 1992
Carolyn L. Karcher, The First Woman of the Republic: A Cultural Biography of Lydia Maria Child, 1994
Milton Meltzer, Tongue of Flame: The Life of Lydia Maria Child, 1965
Bruce Mills, Cultural Reformations: Lydia Maria Child and the Literature of Reform, 1994
Jean Fagan Yellin, Women and Sisters: The Antislavery Feminists in American Culture, 1989