Harriet Beecher Stowe Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp Principal Works - Essay

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

The Mayflower; or, Sketches of Scenes and Characters among the Descendants of the Pilgrims [reprinted as The Mayflower; or, Scenes and Sketches among the Descendants of the Pilgrim Fathers. (novel) 1843

*Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly (novel) 1851

A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon which the Story is Founded. Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth of the Work. (nonfiction) 1853

Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands. 2 vols. (memoir) 1854

The Christian Slave: A Drama Founded on a Portion of Uncle Tom's Cabin (play) 1855

Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. 2 vols. (novel) 1856

The Minister's Wooing (novel) 1859

Agnes of Sorrento (novel) 1862

The Pearl of Orr's Island: A Story of the Coast of Maine (novel) 1862

Oldtown Folks (novel) 1869

Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time (essay) 1870

My Wife and I: or, Harry Henderson's History (novel) 1871

Pink and White Tyranny: A Society Novel (novel) 1871

We and our Neighbors: or, the Records of an Unfashionable Street (novel) 1875

Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives (novel) 1878

*Uncle Tom's Cabin was initially published via installments in the anti-slavery weekly, The National Era. The entire work was published in 1852.

Lady Byron Vindicated was written in response to negative public opinion after Stowe published an 1869 article in The Atlantic called “The True Story of Lady Byron.”