During her lifetime, DG
maintained a loyal and consistent following. William Michael Rossetti
said of her that she produced some work both refined and of genuine feeling to which her appearance and manner corresponded.
Battiscombe, Georgina. Christina Rossetti: A Divided Life. Constable, 1981.
Reviewing the Austen biography for the Times Literary Supplement, Georgina Battiscombe
called it a scholarly and immensely readable account of Jane Austen's life, while also noting that despite Laski's efforts, Austen remained an elusive...
was a staggeringly prolific author. Her more than two hundred works include domestic and historical novels for both adults and children, biographies, history and language textbooks, religious manuals, and a fragment of autobiography. She...
This was reprinted in 1965 and again with an introduction by Georgina Battiscombe
A predominantly biographical approach to her poetry dominated until near the close of the twentieth century. Following Mackenzie Bell
's study (which stressed her religious aspect) and William
's brief selective memoir, biographies of CR
Felix Underwood, a clergyman's son, keeps his family together by working after their parents die. (His creator recorded her composition of his own death, in his maturity, as a gruelling morning's work.)
Hayter, Alethea. Charlotte Yonge. Northcote House, 1996.
E. M. Delafield
contributed an introduction to Georgina Battiscombe
's biography Charlotte Mary Yonge
: The Story of an Uneventful Life.