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Caroline Kirkland (1801-1864)

Caroline Kirkland

Teaching Strategies for Kirkland by Judith Fetterley
"The Schoolmaster's Progress" (1844). Brief synopsis of the story and  and a biographical sketch at the "Scribbling Women" site of the Public Media Foundation.
Brief biography from Bedford/St. Martin's

Related links: The F. O.C. Darley Society website.  An illustrator of works by Irving, Poe, Hawthorne, Stowe, Cooper, Longfellow, Sigourney and many others, Darley illustrated the fourth edition of A New Home, Who'll Follow?or Glimpses of Western Life. (New York, C.S. Francis, 1850); the fifth edition, which also includes the images, is available at the Library of Congress from the links below. 

Image courtesy of the Legacy  Site

Works Available Online

A New Home, Who'll Follow? or, Glimpses of Western Life.  Published under the pseudonym Mrs. Mary Clavers, an actual settler.  New York: C. S. Francis, 1839.

Forest Life. 2 vols. By the Author of "A New Home." New York: C. S. Francis, 1842. Western Clearings. 2 vols. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845.
Introduction. A Plea for Women. By Mrs. Hugo Reid. New York: Farmer and Daggers, 1845.
Spenser and the Fairy Queen. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1847.
"George Sand and the Journeyman Joiner." Union Magazine 1 (Nov. 1847): 222-23.
Preface. Dacotah, or, Life and Legends of the Sioux around Fort Snelling. by Mrs. Mary Eastman. New York: John Wiley, 1849.
Holidays Abroad, or Europe from the West. 2 vols. New York: Baker and Scribner, 1849.
"Literary Women." Sartain's 6 (Feb.. 1850): 150-54..
"The Mystery of Visiting." Sartain's 6 (May 1850): 317-21.
"The Household." Sartain's 7 (Aug. 1850): 42-46.
The Evening Book, or, Fireside Talk on Morals and Manners, with Sketches of Western Life. New York: Charles Scribner, 1852.
The Helping Hand, Comprising an Account of the Home for Discharged Female Convicts and an Appeal in Behalf of that Institution. New York: Charles Scribner, 1853.
Autumn Hours and Fireside Reading. New York: Charles Scribner, 1854.
Personal Memoirs of Washington.  New York: D. Appleton, 1857.
The School-Girl's Garland. New York: Charles Scribner, 1864.
Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from 100 years of National Literature. New York: Charles Scribner; Cleveland: Ingham and Bragg, 1866.

Comments to D. Campbell.