See also:American author and philanthropist, was
See also:born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 31st of
See also:August 1844 . She was the granddaughter of the Rev . Moses
See also:Stuart, and the daughter of the Rev .
See also:Austin Phelps (1820-189o) who became a
See also:professor in the
See also:Andover Theological Seminary in 1848, and
See also:Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1815-1852), who wrote Sunnyside (1851), a popular
See also:book in its
See also:day, and other
See also:works . In 1848 she removed with her parents to Andover, where she attended private
See also:schools . When she was in her teens she wrote
See also:short stories for the Youth's
See also:Companion, The
See also:Atlantic Monthly and Harper's
See also:Magazine . She wrote many juveniles, especially
See also:Sunday-School books, such as the Tiny and the Gypsy series . In 1868 appeared in The Atlantic Monthly her short
See also:story, The Tenth of
See also:January, a narrative of the falling and burning of a
See also:mill at
See also:Lawrence, Mass., in 186o . In the same
See also:year appeared The
See also:Gates Ajar (1868), her first novel, a realistic study of
See also:life after
See also:death, which was widely read and was translated into several
See also:languages . Her Beyond the Gates (1883), The Gates Between (1887) and Within the Gates (1901) are in the same vein . She was actively interested in charitable
See also:work, in the
See also:advancement of
See also:women and in
See also:temperance reform . In 1888 she married
See also:Herbert Dickinson
See also:Ward (b .
1861), son of the Rev .
See also:William Hayes Ward . Among Mrs Ward's books, in addition to those already mentioned, are: Men, Women and Ghosts (1869); The Trott Book (1869), juvenile; Hedged in (187o); The Silent Partner (1871); Trotty's
See also:Wedding Tour and Story Book (1873), juvenile; What to
See also:Wear (1873), essays; Poetic Studies (1875), poems; The Story of Avis (1877), Sealed Orders, and Other Stories (1879); Friends: a Duet (1881);
See also:Doctor Zay (1882) ; Songs of the Silent
See also:World, and Other Poems (1884); Old Maids, and Burglars in
See also:Paradise (1885); The Madonna of the Tubs (1886), a short story;
See also:Jack the Fisherman (1887), a
See also:Gloucester tragedy; The Struggle for Immortality (1889), essays; Fourteen to One, and Other Stories (1891); Austin Phelps: a Memoir (1891); Donald
See also:Marcy (1893); A Singular Life (1894), one of her best-known novels; The Supply at
See also:Agatha's (1896); Chapters from a Life (1896); The Story of Jesus Christ: an
See also:Interpretation (1897) ; The Successors of Mary the First (1901) ; Avery (1902), first issued serially in Harper's Magazine as His Wife; Trixv (1904); The Man in the Case (1906) ; Walled In (19o7); and Thouggi Life Do Us
See also:Part (1908) . In collaboration with her
See also:husband, she wrote two novels founded on Biblical scenes and characters, The
See also:Master of the Magicians (189o), and Come Forth (189o) . Among Mr Ward's books are The New
See also:Senior at Andover (189o); The Republic without a
See also:President, and Other Short Stories (1891) ; The Captain of the Kittiwink (1892) ; A Dash to the
See also:Pole (1893) ; The
See also:Crown, and Other Stories (1894) ; The Burglar who moved Paradise (1897) : and The
See also:Light of the World (1901) .
EDWARD MATTHEW WARD (1816-1879)
JAMES WARD (1769--1859)
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