Annie Fields

Standard Name: Fields, Annie


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Cultural formation Rebecca Harding Davis
RHD never spoke of this illness after recovering. The breakdown may have had a spiritual dimension. She told Annie Fields that while she felt herself to be in the valley of the shadow of death,...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Orne Jewett
Following the death of her publisher James T. Fields in 1881, SOJ became increasingly close to Annie Fields , his widow. Their relationship intensified following a trip together to Europe in 1882, and they were...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
A vocal advocate of the single life in her novels and essays, she had long admired the kind of equal marriages enjoyed by Annie Fields and George Eliot . For her, Eliot's art was invigorated...
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
Their visitors at Nice included the Chaucerian Francis Child , the American writer Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Farrar , and the political activist Richard Cobden .
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead.
MCC continued to delight in new acquaintances until late...
Friends, Associates Rebecca Harding Davis
She established a friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne through an early, enthusiastic letter, in which she described the delight of her first encounters with his work. She nevertheless felt that he always stood somewhat aloof from...
Friends, Associates Sarah Orne Jewett
SOJ had a broad social circle. She belonged to an artistic community of women that included Celia Thaxter and Louise Guiney , and counted Harriet Beecher Stowe (whose funeral she and Annie Fields attended in...
Friends, Associates Anna Leonowens
In 1872 AL met John Paine , a wealthy older man with an interest in literature and a fan of her writing. Through Paine she was introduced to the elite of the New York arts...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Well known and much admired in her lifetime, ESP enjoyed friendships with many important literary figures, including publisher James Fields (who has been described as Christ-like in sympathy and kindness)
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. Chapters From a Life. Houghton, Mifflin.
and his wife...
Friends, Associates May Sinclair
On her visit to the USA, MS became a warm friend of Annie Fields and Sarah Orne Jewett .
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press.
She was delighted with Thomas Hardy , with whom she went cycling in Dorset in...
Friends, Associates Harriet Beecher Stowe
In 1884 HBS was visited by Sarah Orne Jewett and Annie Fields ; they brought as a gift a copy of Jewett's novel The Country Doctor.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press.
Health Rebecca Harding Davis
By fall of 1863 she was feeling unwell, and her first pregnancy was accompanied by illness diagnosed as nervous exhaustion. She reported to her dear friend Annie Adams Fields that her physician (probably S. Weir Mitchell
Publishing Rebecca Harding Davis
RHD had originally submitted the story to the Atlantic Monthly in May 1861, on encouragement from the editor, James T. Fields , and his wife, Annie . Fields, however, rejected the first version of the...
Travel Sarah Orne Jewett
SOJ and Annie Fields travelled extensively during the course of their years together. Their trips included visits to Europe, Florida, and the Caribbean.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.


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Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Editor Fields, Annie, Houghton, Mifflin, 1898.