Sarah Barnwell Elliott

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Sarah Barnwell Elliott (November 29, 1848 - August 30, 1928) was a novelist, short story writer, and an advocate of women's rights.

Biography[edit]

She was born in Montpelier, Georgia to Stephen Elliott a bishop in the Episcopal Church who was one of the founders of the University of the South at Sewanee. She received private tutoring and attended classes at Johns Hopkins University in 1886. She moved to Sewanee in 1871 and other than living in New York City from 1895 to 1902, she was there the remainder of her life.[1][2] Her novels included The Felmeres (1879), A Simple Heart (1887), Jerry (1891), and The Making of Jane (1901).[2][3] Elliott became active in the women's suffrage movement and served as president of the Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association from 1912-1914.[1] She died in 1928.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • The Felmeres (1879)
  • A Simple Heart (1887)
  • Jerry (1891)
  • John Paget (1893)
  • The Durket Sperret (1898)
  • The Making of Jane (1901)

Non-Fiction[edit]

  • Sam Houston (1900)

Short Stories[edit]

  • After long years Youth’s Companion (April 23, 1903)
  • As a Little Child Independent December 8, 1887)
  • Baldy Harper’s Magazine (February 1899)
  • Beside Still Waters Youth’s Companion (August 9, 1900)
  • An Ex-Brigadier Harper’s Magazine (May 1890)
  • Faith and Faithfulness Harper’s Magazine (October, 1896)
  • Florentine Idyl Independent (February 2, 1888)
  • Hands All Round Book News (September 1898)
  • Hybrid Roses Harper’s Magazine (August 1906)
  • An Idle Man Independent (June 9, 1887)
  • An Incident Harper’s Magazine (February 1898)
  • Jack Watson—A Character Study Current (September 11, 1886)
  • Jim’s Victory Book News (October 1897)
  • The Last Flash Scribner’s Magazine (June 1915)
  • A Little Child Shall Lead Them Youth’s Companion (December 18, 1902)
  • Miss Ann’s Victory Harper’s Bazar (April 9, 1898)
  • Miss Eliza Independent (March 24, 1887)
  • Miss Maria’s Revival Haper’s Magazine (August 1896)
  • Mrs. Gallyhaw’s Candy-stew Louisville Courier-Journal (January -February 1887). This was a short story published in five weekly installments from January 30-February 27, 1887).
  • Old Mrs. Dally’s Lesson Youth’s Companion (December 29, 1904)
  • The Opening of the Southwestern Door Youth’s Companion (February 28, 1907)
  • Progress McClure’s Magazine (November 1899)
  • Readjustments Harper’s Magazine (May 1910)
  • Some Remnants Youth’s Companion (April 18, 1901)
  • Squire Kayley’s Conclusions Scribner’s Magazine (December 1897)
  • Stephen’s Margaret Independent (July 5, 1888)
  • Study of Song in Florence Harper’s Magazine (March 1902)
  • What Polly Knew Smart Set (February 1903)
  • Without the Courts Harper’s Magazine (March 1899)
  • The Wreck Youth’s Companion (December 19, 1907)

Essays[edit]

  • Ibsen Sewanee Review (January 1907)
  • A Race That Lives in Mountain Coves Ladies’ Home Journal (September 1898)
  • Spirit of the Nineteenth Century in Fiction Outlook (January 19, 1901)
  • A Study of Woman and Civilization Forensic Quarterly Review (February 1910)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allison Ensor. "Sarah Barnwell Elliott". Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  2. ^ a b http://books.google.com/books?id=xxd451POnpYC&pg=PA125&lpg=PA125&dq=THE+DURKET+SPERRET&source=bl&ots=dvfJTBFKYC&sig=KmhB8new5AuJNr3bYnEGNQ05XPk&hl=en&ei=yDixTrDBD8S1twfg5uWsAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFoQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q
  3. ^ http://www.novelguide.com/a/discover/aww_02/aww_02_00370.html
  4. ^ "Sarah Barnwell Elliott. Southern Author and Suffrage Leader Dies at 80 Years.". New York Times. August 31, 1928. Retrieved 2010-03-27. "Sarah Barnwell Elliott, author and suffrage leader, died at her home here today in her eighty-first year. She was a member of one of the oldest Southern ..." 

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