I Take Up My Pen: 19th Century British Women Writers
"The Age of Female Novelists"
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1817.
Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1847.
Edwards, Annie. Archie Lovell. London: Chapman and Hall, 1868.
Eliot, George. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1871-72.
Gaskell, Elizabeth. North and South. In Household Words, 1854-55.
Mrs. (Catherine) Gore. The Ambassador’s Wife. London; New York: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1863.
Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte. Poems. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1848.
Barrett, Elizabeth and Robert Browning. Two Poems. London: Chapman and Hall, 1854.
Field, Michael. Sight and Song. London: E. Matthews and J. Lane, 1892.
Rossetti, Christina. Goblin Market and Other Poems. London: Macmillan, 1865.
Rossetti, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Laurence Housman. London: Macmillan, 1893.
Prescription and Tradition
Lady Colin Campbell. Etiquette of Good Society. London: Cassell, 1894.
Etiquette for Ladies. London: Frederick Warne, ca. 1874.
Linton, E. Lynn. The Girl of the Period. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1883. *Full Text Available Online
Moss, Catherine. Every-day Work in the Household: A Book for Girls in the Domestic Service… London: Bemrose, 1892.
Mrs. (Ann) Taylor. Practical Hints to Young Females, On the Duties of a Wife, a Mother, and a Mistress of a Family. London: Taylor, 1815.
Mrs. Alexander Walker. The Young Ladies’ Letter Writer: Containing Outlines of Letters Adapted to the Habits and Minds of Young Ladies of All Ages. London: Milner and Co., 1875?.
Writing the Domestic
Budden, Maria Elizabeth. Right and Wrong: Exhibited in the History of Rosa and Agnes. London: J. Harris and Son, 1822.
Hughs, Mary. A Mother’s Care Rewarded. London: William Darton, 1824.
Meade, L. T. Dot and Her Treasures. London: J. F. Shaw, ca. 1880s.
The Child’s Duty. London: J. Harris, 1828.
Woman’s Life. London: G. Newnes, 1895-1934.
Participating in the Public
Besant, Annie Wood. The Redistribution of Political Power. London: Freethought Publishing Co., 1895.
Besant, Annie Wood. Why I Am a Socialist. London: n.p., 1886.
Mrs. (Jane) Marcet. Conversations on Chemistry. Hartford: Cooke, 1833.
Martineau, Harriet. Illustrations of Political Economy. London: Charles Fox, 1834.
Poems: An Offering to Lancashire. London: E. Faithfull, Victoria Press, 1863.
Public Debate: The Pen as a Feminist Tool
Webb, Beatrice. Women and the Factory Acts. London: The Fabian Society, 1896.
Butler, Josephine. Woman’s Work and Woman’s Culture: A Series of Essays. London: Macmillan, 1869.
Caird, Mona. The Morality of Marriage, and Other Essays on the Status and Destiny of Woman. London: G. Redway, 1897.
Cobbe, Frances Power. Our Policy: An Address to Women Concerning the Suffrage. London: Printed by W. Wilfred Head, 1880?.
Martineau, Harriet. Society in America. London: Saunders and Otley, 1837.
Taylor, Helen. Women and Criticism. Macmillan's Magazine, Vol. 14, 1866. 335-340.
Women’s Penny Paper. Westminster, London: Women’s Printing Society, 1888-1890.
Women as Professional Writers
Broderip, Frances Freeling. “Only a Woman.” Frances Freeling Broderip Papers, 1848-1877.
Linton, E. Lynn. Letter to Mrs. Thomas Wardle, December 8, 1894. Sir Thomas Wardle Papers.
Oliphant, Margaret. The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs. M. O. W. Oliphant. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1899.
Women and the Wider World: Travel Writing and Diaries
Harvey, Frances M. Journal of a tour up the Nile, Feb. 17-Mar. 10 1892.
Kingsley, Mary. Travels in West Africa, Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons. London: Macmillan, 1897.