While her sisters are known to have attended a small boarding school in England, it is unknown whether Annie Sophie, or VC
, ever had any form of institutionalised lower schooling in England or India...
Armstrong, Isobel et al., editors. Nineteenth-Century Women Poets. Clarendon Press.
Possibly because VC
spent so much time travelling, it is difficult to judge the extent of her social circle. She is unmentioned by many literary autobiographies of the period. Charlotte Mitchell
suggests that she may...
, in a brief portrait of VC
in 1928, described her as one who had at one time been accused of poisoning the purity of British homes with her sordid writings ....
Rosa Nouchette Carey
A reviewer for the New York Times commented on Carey's decision to include only the very best-known English women in her book when the number of women who are to-day doing good work here in...
Rosa Nouchette Carey
During her lifetime there was no shortage, in reviews of her novels in the popular press, of such adjectives as fresh, charming, and pretty, handy for quoting in listings of her works...
According to scholar Eric Partridge
, though not a masterpiece, [it] is a very readable story, written with ability.
Partridge, Eric Honeywood. “Mrs. Archer Clive”. Literary Sessions, Scholartis Press.
has been more positive, calling it concise, harsh, ironical, intelligent, and interestingly related...
Little of the critical speculation about the genealogy of The Woman Who Didn't has been confirmed. Charlotte Mitchell
posits that the risqué subject matter of the novel VC
produced after signing a contract with Lane
In July 1905, VC
had signed a contract with T. Werner Laurie
for Six Women, a collection of stories that returned to her theme of interracial love and included the early story previously titled...
Anna Lombard, described by Charlotte Mitchell
's most notorious work,
Mitchell, Charlotte. Victoria Cross, 1868-1952: A Bibliography. Victorian Fiction Research Unit, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland.
owed much of its success to efficient marketing by John Long
, whose firm
was then known for printing works of...
published a bibliography of CC
With her education complete at the age of sixteen, Adela Florence Cory (later the poet LH
) travelled to Lahore in India (now in Pakistan) to be with her parents.
in her critical...
's work demonstrates a consistent non-conformity with bourgeois values on a range of issues. Most notably these relate to marriage, but she was also critical of organised religion, Western spirituality, and Western medicine. Charlotte Mitchell
In March 1895, Cross signed a contract with John Lane to produce a novel titled Consummation. Cross and Lane agreed to a second contract, for The Woman Who Didn't, on 27 June 1895...
In 1910 The Love of Kusuma: An Eastern Love Story appeared in print, with an introduction by VC
. While the novel purports to be by Bal Krishna, translated from Hindustani, Charlotte Mitchell
No timeline events available.
Mitchell, Charlotte. “Any literary letters?”. The National Trust Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 85-7.
Mitchell, Charlotte. Caroline Clive, 1801-1873, A Bibliography. Victorian Fiction Research Unit, Department of English, The University of Queenland, 1999.
Mitchell, Charlotte. “Charlotte Mary Yonge’s Bank Account: A Rich New Source of Information on her Work and her Life”. Women’s Writing, edited by Tamara S. Wagner, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 380-0.
Kemp, Sandra et al. Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion. Oxford University Press, 1997.
Gaskell, Elizabeth. The Works of Elizabeth Gaskell. Editors Shattock, Joanne et al., Pickering and Chatto, 2005.
Mitchell, Charlotte. Victoria Cross, 1868-1952: A Bibliography. Victorian Fiction Research Unit, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland, 2002.