1st Edition

The Women Aesthetes vol 3 British Writers, 1870–1900

    400 Pages
    by Routledge

    The aesthetic movement dominated the closing decades of the nineteenth century. It was significant for the role women played in it at a time when there were growing opportunities for them, both artistically and professionally. The material in this collection provides a representative selection of essays, fiction, poetry and drama by female authors.

    Volume 3 Yellow Book Writers Vernon Lee [Violet Paget] Baldwin (1886), excerpt Juvenilia (1887), excerpts Graham R. Tomson [Rosamund Marriott Watson], The Bird-Bride: A Volume of Ballads and Sonnets (1899) Gilbert H. Page [Ella D’Arcy] ‘The Smile’, Argosy (October 1891) ‘In a Cathedral’, Argosy (December 1892) ‘Personality in Art’, Westminster Review (1893) John Oliver Hobbes [Pearl Richards] A Sinners Comedy (1894) Some Emotions and a Moral (1891) Charlotte Mew, ‘Passed’, Yellow Book ( July 1894) Dollie Radford A Light Load (1891) Songs and Other Verses (1895) Edith Nesbit, ‘Miss Lorrimore’s Career’, Sylvia’s Journal (February 1894) Netta Syrett, ‘Fairy Gold’, Temple Bar (October 1896) Olive Custance, Opals (1897) Editorial Notes List of Sources


    Jane Spirit, Sue Asbee, Mary Joannou, Claire Nicholson