Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Clive, Caroline
Birth Name: Caroline Meysey-Wigley
Married Name: Caroline Clive
Used Form: Mrs Archer Clive
Used Form: Paul Ferrol
Used Form: the author of IX. Poems by V
Used Form: the author of Paul Ferroll
Caroline Clive's writing, though largely obscure today, was celebrated during the mid-nineteenth century. She published four novels and several collections of poetry, and contributed to a number of periodicals. As an initiator of the sensation novel, CC
arguably revolutionized the aims and objects of fiction in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
's dissatisfaction with her domestic situation intensified after she returned to England. She came to rely on friends for comfort and intellectual stimulation. She was close to her cousin Hilary Bonham Carter
Intertextuality and Influence
's preface concedes the the talent, the ingenuity, the very clever writing of sensation-authors,
Atkins, Anna. A Page from the Peerage. T. Cautley Newby, 1863.
it also hints that they are in it for the money, and expresses outrage at what it sees...
Henrietta Euphemia Tindal
After languishing for more than a century, HET
's work has reappeared in the anthology of Victorian women poets edited by Angela Leighton
and Margaret Reynolds
.Leighton compares her unsentimenal poems on childbirth and motherhood...
This book (several times reprinted in England and America, but now rare) has often been omitted from lists of her works. Most of the illustrations, which were added in the second edition, 1791, are by...
Houstoun, Matilda Charlotte. A Woman’s Memories of World-Known Men. F. V. White, 1883.
I: prelims; II: prelims
published her novel as the author of The Heir of Redclyffe. Le Fanu's Uncle Silas is sometimes called the first murder mystery, and, as Battiscombe notes, Yonge wrote her contribution to this genre...
Mary Russell Mitford
Scholar Katie Halsey notes that she positioned herself at the heart of a network of literary people, both male and female, and dedicated much of her time to forming and keeping up literary friendships.
Halsey, Katie. “Tell Me of some Booklings: Mary Russell Mitford’s Female Literary Networks”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 121-36.
Chartist uprisings took place in London, Glasgow, and Manchester.