Sally Mitchell

Standard Name: Mitchell, Sally


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Anthologization Vernon Lee
VL also published An Essay on Art and Life (1896), Limbo, and Other Essays (1897), and Hortus Vitae, Essays on the Gardening of Life (1903).
Mannocchi, Phyllis. “’Vernon Lee’: A Reintroduction and Primary Bibliography”. English Literature in Transition, No. 4, pp. 231 - 67.
Art and Life, an attempt to synthesize or...
Anthologization Vernon Lee
The title piece first appeared in the Contemporary Review in July 1898. It was reprinted in Andrea Broomfield 's and Sally Mitchell 's Prose by Victorian Women, 1996.
Broomfield, Andrea, and Sally Mitchell, editors. Prose by Victorian Women. Garland, 1996.
The remarkable feminist essay entitled...
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Power Cobbe
She seems never to have wished to attain the prescribed female roles of wife and mother—having noticed that several women she knew were liable to Bad-Husband Headaches—and biographer Sally Mitchell finds no evidence of...
Friends, Associates Clementina Black
During the 1880s CB studied privately at the library of the British Museum . At this time, Richard Garnett was the superintendent of the Reading Room. She became friends with him and his family, and...
Friends, Associates Anna Kingsford
According to Cobbe's biographer Sally Mitchell , Kingsford asked Cobbe, after her return to London from Paris, to sponsor her for membership in the Somerville Club , the first woman's club, then recently founded.
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press, 2004.
Friends, Associates Camilla Crosland
In the years leading up to her marriage, Camilla Toulmin and Dinah Mulock Craik were good friends (Craik was one of her bridesmaids); however, Craik's biographer Sally Mitchell mentions Crosland only briefly. Newton Crosland posits...
Friends, Associates Dinah Mulock Craik
Dinah Mulock met several notable literary figures, such as the dramatists George and Maria Lovell , poet Eliza Leslie , and Mr and Mrs Samuel Carter Hall . At parties given by Anna Maria Hall...
Health Ellen Wood
In 1831 the curvature settled and ceased to give her pain. It left her, however, permanently weakened, and eventually contributed to her death through pressure on her vital organs. Sally Mitchell notes that as an...
Intertextuality and Influence Dinah Mulock Craik
Sally Mitchell compares The Head of the Family to the large-cast family story
Mitchell, Sally. Dinah Mulock Craik. Twayne, 1983.
written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton , or by Fredrika Bremer as recently translated by Mary Howitt .
Literary responses Julia Kavanagh
In 1900 Mudie's Library stocked all of JK 's novels, but not until after the mid twentieth century did scholars cease to see her works chiefly as domestic, ladylike, and safe. Those who do mention...
Literary responses Rhoda Broughton
Twentieth-century critics, like Sally Mitchell in The Fallen Angel, point to the novel's interrogation of gender roles. Mitchell argues that Not Wisely, but Too Wellwas shocking not because the heroine fell but because...
Literary responses Bessie Rayner Parkes
Sally Mitchell , in her encyclopedia of Victorian Britain, praises BRP as providing an indispensable introduction to the activities, ideology, and atmosphere of the early years of the middle-class women's movement.
Mitchell, Sally, editor. Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia. Garland Press, 1988.
Literary responses Dinah Mulock Craik
Sally Mitchell characterizes it as embarrassing to read
Mitchell, Sally. Dinah Mulock Craik. Twayne, 1983.
owing to its sentimentality, but argues that the idealized portrait of a crippled man whose noble life it delineates makes physical disability a powerful figure for...
Literary responses Edith J. Simcox
As noted by Laurie Zierer in Broomfield and Mitchell 's anthology of Victorian women writers, EJS 's connection with George Eliot has saved her from permanent obscurity, [but] her stature as a Victorian writer and...
Literary responses Frances Power Cobbe
Of a much later work, The Friend of Man; and His Friends,—the Poets, 1889, produced on the heels of much anti-vivisection writing, scholar Sally Mitchell comments that FPCtried to accomplish for dogs what...


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