Standard Name: Hays, Matilda
Birth Name: Matilda Mary Hays
was a novelist, translator of , editor, and contributor to periodicals. Her work spanned many genres and a variety of topics related to women's work and opportunities. One of her two novels contains semi-autobiographical treatment of her passionate relationship with . An outspoken proponent of mid-Victorian feminism, she is best remembered for her connection to other prominent women, including Cushman, , and .
Hays, Matilda. Adrienne Hope. T. Cautley Newby, 1866.
Parkes, Bessie Rayner et al., editors. English Woman’s Journal. English Woman’s Journal Company.
Sand, George. Fadette. Translator Hays, Matilda, G. P. Putnam, 1851.
Hays, Matilda. “Florence Nightingale and the English Soldier”. English Woman’s Journal, Vol.
1, pp. 76-7.
Hays, Matilda. Helen Stanley. 1846.
Sand, George. The Works of George Sand. Translators Hays, Matilda et al., E. Churton, 1847.