May Crommelin

Standard Name: Crommelin, May
Birth Name: Maria Henrietta de la Cherois Crommelin
Self-constructed Name: May
In the fifty years following 1874 MC published an average of over a book a year, besides contributions, mostly fictional, to magazines. Most of her books are novels and most of those are romances. Some of her projects (an Islamic heroine in a harem, a woman Master of Foxhounds) sound more subversively feminist than their treatment makes them; her plots and sentiments in general support the status quo. She also diverged into travel writing (a notable success), anthologizing, and a story for children.


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HM 's chapter introduces Fenella, but since the novel was written by both male and female authors with varying ideas, Fenella's character develops as the product of what critic Andrew Maunder characterizes as a kind...


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Crommelin, May. Bay Ronald. Hurst and Blackett, 1893.
Crommelin, May. Cross Roads. Hurst and Blackerr, 1890.
Crommelin, May. Dead Men’s Dollars. Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.; J. W. Arrowsmith , 1887.
Crommelin, May. Divil May Care. F. V. White, 1898.
Crommelin, May. Dust before the Wind. Bliss, Sands and Foster, 1894.
Crommelin, May. For the Sake of the Family. Eden, Remington, and Co., 1892.
Crommelin, May. Half Round the World for a Husband. T. Fisher Unwin, 1896.
Crommelin, May. Halfpenny House. Hurst and Blackett, 1924.
Crommelin, May. “Introduction”. Orange Lily, edited by Philip Robinson, Ullans Press, 2017, p. vii - xi.
Crommelin, May. Joy; or, The Light of Cold-Home Ford. Hurst and Blackett, 1884.
Crommelin, May. Kinsah, a Daughter of Tangier. John Long, 1899.
Crommelin, May. Love, the Pilgrim. Hurst and Blackett, 1886.
Crommelin, May. Mr. and Mrs. Herries. Hutchinson, 1892.
Crommelin, May. One Pretty Maid and Others. John Lane, 1904.
Crommelin, May. Orange Lily. Harper and Bros, 1879.
Crommelin, May. Orange Lily. Ullans Press, 2017.
Crommelin, May. Over the Andes, from the Argentine to Chile and Peru. Richard Bentley and Sons, 1896.
Crommelin, May. Over the Andes: from the Argentine to Chili and Peru. Macmillan, 1896.
Crommelin, May. Partners Three. John Long, 1903.
Crommelin, May, editor. Poets in the Garden. T. Fisher Unwin, 1885.
Crommelin, May. Queenie. Hurst and Blackett, 1874.
Mathers, Helen et al. The Fate of Fenella. Cassell, 1892.
Crommelin, May, and A. Williams. The Isle of the Dead. Hutchinson, 1911.
Crommelin, May. The Luck of the Lowland Laddie. John Long, 1900.
Crommelin, May, and James Moray Brown. Violet Vyvian, M. F. H. Hurst and Blackett, 1889.