Emma Jane Worboise

Standard Name: Worboise, Emma Jane
Birth Name: Emma Jane Worboys
Self-constructed Name: Emma Jane Worboise
Married Name: Emma Jane Guyton
Indexed Name: Mrs Guyton
Pseudonym: The Author of Grace Hamilton's School-Days, Heart's Ease in the Family, Kingsdown Lodge, etc.
EJW was a prolific Victorian novelist who wrote didactic and often sensational tales on domestic, courtship, evangelical, ecumenical (within Protestantism), and anti-Catholic themes. Apart from her nearly fifty novels, she published a book of hymns and songs and a biography of Thomas Arnold . She was also the editor of and a frequent contributor to The Christian World Magazine from its inception in 1866 until shortly before her death.
Melnyk, Julie. “Emma Jane Worboise and <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘j’>The Christian World Magazine</span>: Christian Publishing and Women’s Empowerment”. Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 131-45.


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Worboise, Emma Jane. A Woman’s Patience. 1879.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Alice Cunningham. B. Wertheim, A. Chambers, 1846.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Chrystabel. J. Clarke, 1872.
Worboise, Emma Jane. His Next of Kin. J. Clarke, 1887.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Husbands and Wives. J. Clarke, 1873.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Hymns and Songs for the Christian Church and Poems. J. Clarke, 1867.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Labour and Wait. Houlston and Wright, 1864.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Overdale. J. Clarke, 1869.
Worboise, Emma Jane, editor. The Christian World Magazine. J. Clarke.
Worboise, Emma Jane. The Life of Thomas Arnold, D.D. Hamilton, Adams, 1859.
Worboise, Emma Jane. The Lillingstones of Lillingstone. Virtue Brothers, 1864.
Worboise, Emma Jane. The Wife’s Trials. 1855.
Worboise, Emma Jane. The Wife’s Trials; Married Life; Husbands and Wives. Garland, 1976.
Worboise, Emma Jane. Thornycroft Hall. 1864.