Stanton, Elizabeth Cady: Further Reading

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Adams, Elmer C., and Warren Durham Foster. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton." In Heroines of Progress, pp. 58-88. New York: Sturgis and Walton, 1913.

Comprises a short biography.

Burns, Kenneth, and Geoffrey C. Ward. Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. New York: Knopf, 1999, 256p.

Offers insight into Anthony and Stanton's friendship and advocacy for women's rights.

Morris, Charles. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the Women's Rights Pioneer." In Heroes of Progress in America, pp. 226-31. Philadelphia, Pa.: J. B. Lippincott, 1906.

Biographical sketch.


Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs. "Stanton's 'The Solitude of Self': A Rationale for Feminism." The Quarterly Journal of Speech 66, no. 3 (October 1980): 304-12.

Explores the rhetorical and ideological aspects of the 1892 address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

Goodman, James E. "The Origins of the 'Civil War' in the Reform Community: Elizabeth Cady Stanton on Women's Rights and Reconstruction." Critical Matrix 1, no. 2 (1985): 1-29.

Examines the rift between Stanton and leading abolitionists before and after the Civil War.

Gordon, Ann D. "The Political is the Personal: Two Autobiographies of Woman Suffragists." In American Women's Autobiography: Fea(s)ts of Memory, edited by Margo Culley, pp. 111-27. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.

Analyzes how Stanton and Abigail Scott Duniway portray themselves in their autobiographies.

Kern, Kathi L. "Rereading Eve: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and The Woman's Bible." Women's Studies 19, nos. 3-4 (1991): 371-83.

Discusses the controversy in the women's suffrage movement surrounding The Woman's Bible.

Loeffelholz, Mary. "Posing the Woman Citizen: The Contradictions of Stanton's Feminism." Genders 7 (March 1990): 87-98.

Discusses Stanton's 1860 speech after the campaign for the married women's property act, focusing on her ideas about the female body.

Masel-Waters, Lynne. "Their Rights and Nothing More: A History of The Revolution, 1868-70." Journalism Quarterly 53, no. 2 (summer 1976): 242-51.

Discusses Stanton's role in developing the suffragist weekly newspaper.

Masur, Louis P. "Notes and Documents: Elizabeth Cady Stanton on Capital Punishment." The Huntington Library Quarterly 53, no. 3 (summer 1990): 237-42.

Comments on a letter by Stanton expressing her views on capital punishment.

Nies, Judith. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton." In Seven Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition, pp. 63-93. New York: Viking Press, 1977.

Discusses Stanton's work as a reformer beginning with the 1848 Seneca Falls convention.

Pellauer, Mary D. Toward a Tradition of Feminist Theology: The Religious Social Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Anna Howard Shaw. New York: Carlson Publishing, 1991, 427 p.

Examines religious aspects of Stanton's writings.

Riegel, Robert E. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton." In American Feminists, pp. 41-64. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1963.

Provides an overview of Stanton's life and work and an assessment of her contributions, describing her as the force that kept the early women's movement together.

Smith, Sidonie. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Jacobs, and Resistances to 'True Womanhood'." In Subjectivity, Identity, and the Body: Women's Autobiographical Practices in the Twentieth Century, pp. 24-52. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Analyzes Stanton's portrayal of herself in Eighty Years and More.

Stevenson-Moessner, Jeanne. "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Reformer to Revolutionary: A Theological Trajectory." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 62, no. 3 (fall 1994): 673-97.

Traces the evolution of Stanton's views on women in Christianity.

Waggenspack, Beth M. The Search for Self-Sovereignty: The Oratory of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989, 204 p.

Critical survey of Stanton's speeches.

Wolff, Cynthia Griffin. "Emily Dickinson, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and the Task of Discovering a Usable Past." The Massachusetts Review 30, no. 4 (winter 1989): 629-44.

Compares feminist ideas in writings by Stanton and Emily Dickinson.


Additional coverage of Stanton's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 171; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 79; Literature Resource Center; Feminist Writers; and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Vol. 73.

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