Christabel Coleridge

Standard Name: Coleridge, Christabel
Birth Name: Christabel Rose Coleridge
Indexed Name: Christabel R. Coleridge
Used Form: C. R. Coleridge
CC 's writing career spanned over forty years in the last three decades of the nineteenth century and the first two of the twentieth. She published nearly thirty-nine novels, four collaborative fictional works, one collection each of short stories, tales, and essays, a study of English literature, and a biography. Many of her novels, stories, and tales were intended for young girls and women, and she often deals with family dynamics. She also edited two periodicals.


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Friends, Associates Ménie Muriel Dowie
As a public literary figure MMD moved amongst the major writers of her day. At the Women Writers' Dinner of the New Vagabonds Club in June 1895, she spoke alongside Adeline Sergeant , Christabel Coleridge
Friends, Associates Frances Mary Peard
One of FMP 's close friends was Charlotte Yonge , who helped her develop a writing career, and whose earliest surviving letter to her is dated April 1861. For a while Peard was one of...
Friends, Associates Margaret Roberts
As well as her close friendship with Peard , living at Torquay made MR one of a circle of women writers which included Anna Drury , Christabel Coleridge , and (offstage, as it were) Charlotte Yonge
Friends, Associates Charlotte Yonge
Probably CY 's closest friend was Marianne Dyson , an unmarried invalid twenty years her senior, to whom she habitually signed her letters as Your loving Slave.
Battiscombe, Georgina, and E. M. Delafield. Charlotte Mary Yonge: The Story of an Uneventful Life. Constable and Company, 1943.
Battiscombe, Georgina, and E. M. Delafield. Charlotte Mary Yonge: The Story of an Uneventful Life. Constable and Company, 1943.
The family of George and Mary Anne Moberly
Occupation Charlotte Yonge
They produced a hand-written journal called The Barnacle. They included Mary Coleridge (a poet, who was in at the group's founding), Christabel Coleridge (who became CY 's biographer), Frances Mary Peard , and Mary Augusta Arnold, later Mrs Humphry Ward
Publishing Roma White
In 1891 she contributed as Blanche Oram to volume two of the new series of The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of the English Church (now a bi-annual publication), edited by Christabel Coleridge
Textual Production Charlotte Yonge
Christabel Coleridge , who was CY 's executor as well as her biographer, was apparently in the habit of destroying letters and other manuscripts after she had used them for her life. Of Yonge's letters...
Textual Production Ménie Muriel Dowie
She expressed her view that the novel of the future would discuss the woman of the future—the public woman who sat on committees—and whose story is so far unknown.
“19th Century British Library Newspapers”. Gale: 19th Century British Library Newspapers.
Daily News 15346 (6 June 1895): 6
Textual Production Frances Mary Peard
FMP was one of those involved in 1883 (with Charlotte Yonge , Frances Awdry , Mary Bramston , Christabel Coleridge , Mary Susanna Lee , A. E. Mary Anderson Morshead , Eleanor C. Price ...
Textual Production Frances Mary Peard
The National Society's Depository , an offshoot of the Anglican National Society , had been founded to publish religious reading-matter for the young.
“About The National Society (Church of England) for Promoting Religious Education”. The National Society for Promoting Religious Education: The Society.
It issued a number of titles by FMP , many of them...
Textual Production Charlotte Yonge
Together with Frances Awdry , Mary Bramston , Christabel Coleridge , and others, CY published The Miz Maze; or, The Winkworth Puzzle, A Story in Letters by Nine Authors.
Coleridge, Christabel. Charlotte Mary Yonge: Her Life and Letters. Macmillan and Co., 1903.
Textual Production Charlotte Yonge
CY participated in another collaborative work: Astray, A Tale of a Country Town, with Mary Bramston , Christabel Coleridge , and Esmé Stuart .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
3077 (1886): 495
Textual Production Charlotte Yonge
Its full title was The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Younger Members of the English Church. Its circulation ran at about 1,500. It had no staff, no office, no fixed day of publication...


By 7 November 1874
Mary Bramston (a friend of Charlotte Yonge and Christabel Coleridge ) published a comedicnovel entitled The Carbridges.