1st Edition

Victorian Social Activists' Novels

    1456 Pages
    by Routledge

    The writers of these novels were involved in various types of activism, using approaches ranging from conservative amelioration to radical militancy. Their works employ a broad variety of genres from the novel of manners, sensation, education and vocation, to allegory, romance and lesbian fiction.

    Volume 1: General Introduction, Caroline Norton, The Wife (1835), Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Janet Doncaster (1875); Volume 2: Ellice Jane Hopkins, Rose Turquandd (1876); Volume 3: Mary Eleanor Benson, At Sundry Times and in Divers Manners (1891); Volume 4: Margaret Todd, Mona Maclean, Medical Student


    All volumes edited by Oliver Lovesey