WorldCat Identities

Fern, Fanny 1811-1872

Overview
Works: 163 works in 535 publications in 3 languages and 10,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Satirical literature  Biography 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: PS2523.P9, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Fanny Fern
 
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Most widely held works by Fanny Fern
Fern leaves from Fanny's port-folio : second series by Fanny Fern( Book )

72 editions published between 1853 and 2013 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Largely short stories, plus some satiric advice and commentary articles
Ruth Hall and other writings by Fanny Fern( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Hall : a domestic tale of the present time by Fanny Fern( Book )

42 editions published between 1855 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this novel, the author] drew heavily on her own experiences, suffering an early widowhood and forced to create a life that defies traditional assumptions about a woman's independence and her place in society.-http://www.booksinprint.com
The Life and beauties of Fanny Fern by Fanny Fern( Book )

11 editions published between 1855 and 2011 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the writings of Sarah Parton, published under her pen name, Fanny Fern
Rose Clark by Fanny Fern( Book )

31 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essayist and newspaper columnist Fanny Fern achieved a remarkable level of fame in her lifetime, and in addition to hundreds of newspaper columns, she penned two novels that were based in large part on her own life experiences. Rose Clark, the follow-up to the spectacularly popular Ruth Hall, focuses on a doomed marriage that is similar in many regards to the ill-advised union Fern entered into after the death of her first husband
Fresh leaves by Fanny Fern( Book )

13 editions published between 1857 and 2016 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of newspaper columns written for the New York Ledger
Caper-sauce ; a volume of chit-chat about men, women, and things by Fanny Fern( Book )

13 editions published between 1872 and 2015 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little ferns for Fanny's little friends by Fanny Fern( Book )

39 editions published between 1853 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and sketches for children
Folly as it flies by Fanny Fern( Book )

11 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginger-snaps by Fanny Fern( Book )

12 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vignettes of nineteenth century life, chiefly in New England, covering such topics as dinner parties, the bride's new house, mourning attire, choosing presents, female clerks, English notions about women, women as speakers, servants, hospitality, men and their clothes, travel, family life and children
The play-day book: : New stories for little folks. by Fanny Fern( Book )

23 editions published between 1850 and 1900 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Fern A memorial volume. Containing her select writings and a memoir by Fanny Fern( Book )

4 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows and sunbeams and other stories : being the second series of Fern leaves from Fanny's port-folio by Fanny Fern( Book )

9 editions published between 1881 and 1890 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new story book for children by Fanny Fern( Book )

6 editions published between 1864 and 1872 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows and sunbeams: by Fanny Fern( Book )

11 editions published between 1854 and 1879 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uit Fanny Fern by Fanny Fern( Book )

4 editions published in 1858 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elchester College boys by Henry Wood( Book )

4 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fern leaves from Fanny's portfolio ; and, Shadows and sunbeams by Fanny Fern( Book )

8 editions published between 1854 and 1885 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Fern leaves from Fanny's port-folio by Fanny Fern( Book )

5 editions published between 1854 and 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh leaves by Fanny Fern( Book )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of newspaper columns written for the New York Ledger
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.01 for Shame the ... to 0.85 for Fanny Fern ...)

Ruth Hall and other writings
Alternative Names
Eldredge, Sarah Payson Willis 1811-1872

Fanny Fern American writer

Fanny Fern Amerikaans journaliste (1811-1872)

Parton, Sara Payson Willis.

Parton Sara Payson Willis 1811-1872

Parton, Sarah Payson Willis 1811-1872

Parton-Willis, Sara Payson

Payson Parton, Sara 1811-1872

Payson Willis, Sara 1811-1872

Willis, Grata Payson 1811-1872

Willis-Parton, Sara Payson

Willis, Sara Payson Willis 1811-1872

Willis, Sarah Payson

Willis, Sarah Payson 1811-1872

Languages
English (359)

Dutch (7)

German (3)

Covers
Ruth Hall : a domestic tale of the present timeCaper-sauce ; a volume of chit-chat about men, women, and thingsGinger-snapsShame the devil : a novelCreating a new ideal of masculinity for American men : the achievement of sentimental women writers in the mid-nineteenth centuryNineteenth-Century Literature CriticismNineteenth-Century literature criticism