His article, Sensation Novelists: Miss Braddon, which covered seven novels she had published since 1862, made a famous personal attack in asserting that her work evidenced familiarity with a very low type of female...
Within a few years of her first novel's publication, Ouida
had attained some celebrity as a writer, but not all the attention she received was positive. While her sales were strong, she was attacked for...
Oliphant develops an extended critique of her chief bugbears, Mary Elizabeth Braddon
(the leader of her school
Oliphant, Margaret. “Novels”. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, W. Blackwood, pp. 257 - 80.
), Rhoda Broughton
(not by name, but as author of Cometh Up As a Flower),...