Standard Name: Lyttelton, Edith
Birth Name: Edith Sophy Balfour
Married Name: Edith Sophy Lyttelton
Married Name: The Hon. Mrs Alfred Lyttelton
Pseudonym: Edith Hamlet
Nickname: D. D.
Nickname: Mrs King
Edith Lyttelton's prominent position in society helped to draw attention to her first and best-known play, Warp and Woof, 1904, which took up the issue of sweated labour. Her dramatic oeuvre includes several morality plays, a genre she actively promoted through the . She produced a single novel. Her non-fiction traces her evolving personal and political interests: she produced a biography of her husband (the politician ), a report for the , several treatises on parapsychology, and an account of her travels in India and the Far East, in which she defends British colonialism.
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Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green, 1917.
Lyttelton, Edith. Florence Upton, Painter. Longmans, 1926.
Lyttelton, Edith. Our Superconscious Mind. Philip Allan, 1931.
Lyttelton, Edith. Peter’s Chance. Duckworth, 1912.
Lyttelton, Edith. Protection of Women and Children in the Near East. League of Nations.
Lyttelton, Edith. Some Cases of Prediction. G. Bell and Sons, 1937.
Lyttelton, Edith. St. Ursula’s Pilgrimage. Vacher and Sons, 1909.
Lyttelton, Edith. The Faculty of Communion. Longmans, Green, 1925.
Lyttelton, Edith. The Thumbscrew. 1912.
Lyttelton, Edith. The Touch of Sorrow. H. Holt, 1896.
Lyttelton, Edith. Travelling Days. Geoffrey Bles, 1933.
Lyttelton, Edith. Warp and Woof. T. Fisher Unwin, 1908.