The Familiar Essay Representative Works

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Charles Brockden Brown
The Rhapsodist and Other Uncollected Writings 1943

John Brown
Horce Subsecivce. 3 vols. 1858-1882

John Burroughs
Birds and Poets, with Other Papers 1895

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Friend 1818

George William Curtis
Prue & I 1892

Charles Dickens
The Uncommercial Traveller 1860

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Society and Solitude 1870

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Twice-Told Tales 1837
Mosses from an Old Manse 1846

William Hazlitt
Table Talk, or, Original Essays on Men and Manners. 2 vols. 1821-22
The Spirit of the Age 1825
Winterslow: Essays and Characters Written There 1850

Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table 1858
The Professor at the Breakfast-Table 1860
The Poet at the Breakfast-Table 1872

Leigh Hunt
The Seer. 2 vols. 1840-41
Men, Women and Books 1847
Table Talk 1851

Washington Irving
Salmagundi; or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff Esq., and Others. 2 vols. [with others] 1807-08
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. 1820

Charles Lamb
Elia: Essays Which Have Appeared under That Signature in the "London Magazine" 1823
The Last Essays of Elia 1833

Andrew Lang
Essays in Little 1891

Donald Grant Mitchell
Reveries of a Bachelor; or, A Book of the Heart 1850
Dream Life: A Fable of the Seasons 1852

Agnes Repplier
Essays in Idleness 1893
In the Dozy Hours 1894

Henry Dwight Sedgwick
An Apology for Old Maids, and Other Essays 1916

Robert Louis Stevenson
Virginibus Puerisque, and Other Papers 1881
Memories and Portraits 1887
Across the Plains 1892

William Makepeace Thackeray
The Proser 1850
Roundabout Papers 1863

Henry David Thoreau
Excursions 1893

Henry T. Tuckerman
Leaves from the Diary of a Dreamer 1853

Charles Dudley Warner
My Summer in a Garden 1871

Walt Whitman
Speciman Days and Collect. 2 vols. 1882-83

Nathaniel P. Willis
Pencillings by the Way 1835