Early American Fiction 1789-1875   ProQuest web site. This will open in a new browser window.University of Virginia Library web site. This will open in a new browser window.
     
 
 
 
 
 
 

A unique collection of American prose fiction sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Virginia Library.

Early American Fiction 1789–1875 offers the full text of more than 700 first editions of American novels and short stories by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain and Herman Melville as well as a host of minor writers.