Georgiana Craik

Standard Name: Craik, Georgiana
Birth Name: Georgiana Marion Craik
Married Name: Georgiana Marion May
Indexed Name: Georgiana M. Craik
Pseudonym: G. M. C.
GC wrote over thirty novels, works for children, and contributions for periodical publications, between the mid and the late nineteenth century. Her novels frequently use sensational scenarios, and often feature self-sufficient heroines who prove to be more capable than the men they marry. Although there is a modern perception of her work as undistinguished,
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GC 's novels, and particularly her children's books, remained popular well into the early twentieth century.


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Textual Production Dinah Mulock Craik
DMC published both The Adventures of a Brownie (a children's story) and Is It True? (a collection of translated folk tales, to which Georgiana Craik , a relative by marriage, contributed).
Mitchell, Sally. Dinah Mulock Craik. Twayne.
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Textual Production Dinah Mulock Craik
She worked in various ways, too, to encourage and promote younger writers, including her relative Georgiana Craik , the authors of a Harper 's series of books for girls that she endorsed, and the working-class...
Textual Production Charles Dickens
Other contributions were appeared from Mrs Alexander , Elizabeth Barrett Browning , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Caroline Chisholm (later parodied by CD ), Wilkie Collins , Dinah Mulock and Georgiana Craik , Amelia B. Edwards ,...


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Craik, Georgiana. “Berthalde Reimer’s Voice”. Household Words, Vol.
, No. 151, pp. 507-15.
Craik, Georgiana. “Charlotte Brontë’s Birth-Place”. Canadian Monthly and National Review, Vol.
, pp. 264-7.
Craik, Georgiana. Faith Unwin’s Ordeal. Smith, Elder, 1865.
Craik, Georgiana. Faith Unwin’s Ordeal. Leypoldt and Holt, 1867.
Craik, Dinah Mulock, and Georgiana Craik. Is It True?. S. Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1872.
Craik, Georgiana. Leslie Tyrrell. Hurst and Blackett, 1867.
Craik, Georgiana. Lost and Won. Smith, Elder, 1859.
Craik, Georgiana. Lost and Won. B. Tauchnitz, 1862.
Craik, Georgiana. Mildred. Hurst and Blackett, 1868.
Craik, Georgiana. “My Sister’s Husband”. Dublin University Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 217-25.
Craik, Georgiana. Patience Holt. R. Bentley and Son, 1891.
Craik, Georgiana. Riverston. Smith, Elder, 1857.
Craik, Georgiana. The Cousin from India. Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1871.
Craik, Georgiana. The Cousin from India. Harper, 1872.
Craik, Georgiana. Two Women. R. Bentley and Son, 1880.
Craik, Georgiana. Winifred’s Wooing. Smith, Elder, 1862.