Published Works by Anna Cora Mowatt

            
 

Published Works by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Book-length Poetry

(written under the pen name “Isabel”) Pelayo: or the Caverns of Covandonga, a Romance (Harper & Brothers: New York, 1836)

Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433076035488&view=1up&seq=9

Reviewers Reviewed: a Satire by the Author of Pelayo. (n.p.: New York, 1837)Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015033786289&view=1up&seq=1


Plays

“Gulzara, or The Persian Slave; a Drama in Five Acts.” The New World, Saturday, April 24, 1841, Vol. 2. Number 17. Pages 259-264. Read Text Online https://books.google.com/books?id=k0o5AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA259 or here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRDbXNjpw2RKhTYKEQeBZPVrIXdb4AuSIPAzhEMSrhHyeJ481GTKFCrffqajn-Rp9Wql5RwgCs9RW4F/pub

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Fashion, or Life in New York (Samuel French: New York, 1849) Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=umn.31951002043967q&view=1up&seq=3

Armand; or the Peer and the Peasant (Stringer and Townsend: New York, 1851) Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/armandorpeerpeas00ritcrich/page/n3/mode/2up

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Novels and Collections of Stories and Essays

(published under pen name “Mrs. Helen Berkeley”) The Fortune Hunter; The Adventures of a Man About Town, a Novel of New York Society (J. Winchester, New WorldEvelyn; or a Heart Unmasked Press: New York, 1844) Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044012614988&view=1up&seq=7

Audiobook: https://librivox.org/the-fortune-hunter-a-novel-of-new-york-society-by-anna-cora-mowatt-ritchie/

Evelyn; or a Heart Unmasked, a Tale of Domestic Life (G.B. Zieber: Philadelphia, 1845)Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/evelynoraheartu00ritcgoog

Audiobook: https://librivox.org/evelyn-or-a-heart-unmasked-by-anna-cora-mowatt-ritchie/

Mimic Life; or Before and Behind the Curtain (Ticknor and Fields: Boston, 1856)Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/mimiclifeorbefor00ritcrich

Audiobook: https://librivox.org/mimic-life-by-anna-cora-mowatt-ritchie/

Twin Roses, a Narrative (Ticknor and Fields: Boston, 1857) Read Text Online:  https://archive.org/details/twinrosesanarra00ritcgoog/page/n5/mode/2up

Fairy Fingers; a Novel (Carleton: New York, 1865)Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/fk3nv99f5d&view=1up&seq=9

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The Mute Singer; a Novel (Carleton: New York, 1866)Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/mutesinger00ritcrich/page/n9/mode/2up

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Image Files of "The Mute Singer" in serial form printed in The New York Ledger in 1861: Chapters 1- 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4aChapter 4bChapter 5-6, Chapter 7Chapter  8, Chapter 9-10, Chapter 11a, Chapter 11b, Chapter 12-13Chapter 14-16, Chapter 17-19

The Clergyman’s Daughter and Other Sketches; a Collection of Pen Portraits and Paintings (Carleton: New York, 1867)Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/clergymanswifeot00ritcrich/page/n7/mode/2up

Italian Life and Legends (Carleton: New York, 1870) https://archive.org/details/italianlifelegen00ritc

Audiobook: https://librivox.org/italian-life-and-legends-by-anna-cora-mowatt-ritchie/


Non-FictionAutobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage

(written under pen name of Mrs. Helen Berkeley) The Memoirs of Madame D’Arblay (James Mowatt: New York, 1844)Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/memoirsofmadamed00burn

(written under pen name of Henry Browning) Life of Goëthe : from his autobiographical papers and the contributions of his contemporaries (James Mowatt: New York, 1844) https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nnc1.0113222597&view=1up&seq=5

Autobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage. (Ticknor, Reed, and Field: Boston, 1854)Read Text Online:
 https://archive.org/details/autobiographyof00ritc/page/n5/mode/2up

Audiobook: https://librivox.org/autobiography-of-an-actress-by-anna-cora-mowatt-ritchie/

 

Short Stories

(under pen name “Helen Berkeley”) “An Inconvenient Acquaintance” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, Number1, page 10-17 (1843)Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=26

Audio: https://ia802903.us.archive.org/11/items/ss_085_2003_librivox/ss085_07_various_128kb.mp3An Inconvenient Acquaintance

“The Colonel Abroad” The Columbian Magazine for Ladies and Gentlemen (1845) pages 187-190. Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101064172461&view=1up&seq=233

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“Ennui and Its Antidote” The Columbian Magazine for Ladies and Gentlemen (1845) pages 255-261.Read Text Online: https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/H0xMAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1

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“The Legend of St. Catherine of Sienna” The New York Ledger, September 24, 1866. Page 4

Image File of story published in The New York Ledger in 1866:  Part I

“La Belle Clementine” The New York Ledger, April 20, 1867. Page 2-3

Image File of story as published in The New York Ledger in 1867: Part I, Part II

“Marie Antoinette’s Necklace” The New York Ledger, May 18, 1867. Page 2

Image File of story as published in The New York Ledger in 1867: Part I

 

Poetry

“Impromptu” The New World, Saturday, April 24, 1841, Vol. 2. Number 17. Pages 353.Read Text Online:  https://books.google.com/books?id=k0o5AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA353

Audio: https://ia802905.us.archive.org/19/items/spc202_2004_librivox/spc202_impromptu_kst_128kb.mp3

“My Life.” The New World, Saturday, April 24, 1841, Vol. 2. Number 17. Pages 373.Read Text Online:  https://books.google.com/books?id=k0o5AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA373

Audio: https://ia802805.us.archive.org/30/items/spc200_2002_librivox/spc200_mylife_kst_128kb.mp3

“On Seeing My Mother’s Miniature.” The Ladies Companion, Vol. 15 November 1841, page 4.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433081685376&view=1up&seq=61

“Smiles and Tears” The Ladies Companion, Vol. 16 December 1841, page 95. Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433081685376&view=1up&seq=115

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“The Two Cupids.” The Ladies Companion August, Vol 14, 1841, page 18.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433081685384&view=1up&seq=512

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“To Mary” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine 1843, Volume 1, part 1, page 259. Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=329

Audio: https://ia802905.us.archive.org/19/items/spc202_2004_librivox/spc202_tomary_kst_128kb.mp3

“My Autograph” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine March 1843, Volume 1, no. 3, page 119.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=157

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“To a Rosebush Blooming in My Chamber.” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine 1843, Volume 1, no. 5, page 276.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=276

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“To Miss C.M. Sedgewick.” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine 1843, Volume 1, no. 2, page 87.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=87

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“To Mary.” Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine 1843, Volume 1, part 1, page 259.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.30000080743200&view=1up&seq=329

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“Oh, Wear for Me No Sable Hue.” The Columbian Magazine, 1845, page 10.Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/columbianmagazi00westgoog/page/n328/

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“To Isabel M” The Colombian Magazine, January 1845, page 15. Read Text Online: https://archive.org/details/columbianmagazi00westgoog/page/n26/

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“On a Lock of My Mother’s Hair” reprinted in Rufus Griswold's "Female Poets of America" 1849. Page 269. Read Text Online : https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012992304&view=1up&seq=293&size=150

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“Time” reprinted in Rufus Griswold's "Female Poets of America" 1849. Page 269. Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012992304&view=1up&seq=293&size=150

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“Love” reprinted in Rufus Griswold's "Female Poets of America" 1849. Page 269.Read Text Online: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012992304&view=1up&seq=293&size=150

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