Ariel, a romanticized biography of
. This highly uncharacteristic work is her most famous, but her part in it is seldom mentioned.
was chiefly a short-story writer, known for her acerbic depictions of personal pain caused by the institution of marriage. Unlike other New Woman writers she shows no bias towards her own sex: her victims are as often male as female, her tormentors as often female as male. Her feminism can be seen in her emphasis on the restriction and frustration of women's lives. Her output was small, but includes one short novel and the translation from French of