Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Prize Tale: A New England Sketch, Gilman, 1834.
  • The Mayflower; or, Sketches of Scenes and Characters among the Descendants of the Pilgrims, Harper, 1843, expanded edition published as The Mayflower and Miscellaneous Writings, Phillips, Sampson, 1855.
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly, two volumes, Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1852.
  • A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon which the Story is Founded, Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1853.
  • Uncle Sam’s Emancipation: Earthly Care, a Heavenly Discipline, and Other Sketches, Hazard, 1853.
  • Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, two volumes, Phillips, Sampson/Derby, 1854.
  • The Christian Slave: A Drama Founded on a Portion of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Phillips, Sampson, 1855.
  • Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, two volumes, Phillips, Sampson, 1856, published as Nina Gordon: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, two volumes, Ticknor & Fields, 1866.
  • Our Charley, and What to Do With Him, Phillips, Sampson, 1858.
  • The Minister’s Wooing, Derby & Jackson, 1859.
  • The Pearl of Orr’s Island: A Story of the Coast of Maine, Ticknor & Fields, 1862.
  • Agnes of Sorrento, Ticknor & Fields, 1862.
  • A Reply to “The Affectionate and Christian Address of Many Thousands of Women of Great Britain and Ireland to Their Sisters, the Women of the United States of America,” Low, 1863.
  • Religious Poems, Ticknor & Fields, 1867.
  • Stories about Our Dogs, Nimmo, 1867.
  • The Daisy’s First Winter, and Other Stories, Fields, Osgood, 1867, revised edition published as Queer Little Folks, Nelson, 1886.
  • Queer Little People, Ticknor & Fields, 1867.
  • Men of Our Times; or, Leading Patriots of the Day, Hartford Publishing, 1868, published as The Lives and Deeds of Our Self-made Men, Worthington, Dustin, 1872.
  • Oldtown Folks, Fields, Osgood, 1869.
  • Lady Byron Vindicated: A History of the Byron Controversy, from Its Beginning in 1816 to the Present Time, Fields, Osgood, 1870.
  • Little Pussy Willow, Fields, Osgood, 1870.
  • My Wife and I; or, Harry Henderson’s History, Ford, 1871.
  • Pink and White Tyranny: A Society Novel, Roberts, 1871.
  • Oldtown Fireside Stories, Osgood, 1872, expanded edition published as Sam Lawson’s Oldtown Fireside Stories, Houghton, Mifflin, 1881.
  • (With Edward Everett Hale, Lucretia Peabody Hale, and others) Six of One by Half a Dozen of the Other: An Every Day Novel, Roberts, 1872.
  • Palmetto-Leaves, Osgood, 1873.
  • Woman in Sacred History, Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1873, published as Bible Heroines, 1878.
  • Betty’s Bright Idea: Also Deacon Pitkin’s Farm, and The First Christmas of New England, National Temperance Society & Publishing House, 1875.
  • We and Our Neighbors; or, The Records of an Unfashionable Street, Ford, 1875.
  • Footsteps of the Master, Ford, 1877.
  • Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives, Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1878.
  • A Dog’s Mission; or, The Story of the Old Avery House and Other Stories, Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1880.

With Sister, Catherine Beecher

  • Primary Geography for Children on an Improved Plan, Corey, Webster & Fairbank, 1833.
  • The American Woman’s Home, Ford, 1869, revised and enlarged edition published as The New Housekeeper’s Manual, Ford, 1874.

Under Pseudonym Christopher Crowfield

  • House and Home Papers, Ticknor & Fields, 1865.
  • Little Foxes, Ticknor & Fields, 1866.
  • The Chimney Corner, Ticknor & Fields, 1868.


  • The Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, sixteen volumes, Houghton, Mifflin, 1896.
  • Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled from Her Letters & Journals, edited by son, Charles Edward Stowe, Houghton, Mifflin, 1897.
  • Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe, edited by Annie E. Fields, Houghton, Mifflin, 1897.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe (includes Uncle Tom’s Cabin,The Minister’s Wooing, and Oldtown Folks), notes and chronology by Kathryn Kish Sklar, Library of America, 1982.

Media Adaptations of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin has been adapted for the stage many times; George Aiken wrote a dramatization that was performed continuously in various theaters in the United States from 1853 to 1934. A musical version was also produced, as well as a 1987 television adaptation by John Day.

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