My 19th-Century Women Writers Project

 “A woman writing thinks back through her mothers” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

(a work in progress…)


A

B

C

D

E

F

  • Emily Faithfull
  • Violet Fane
  • Marianne Farningham
  • Alice Fisher
  • Mrs. Alexander Fraser
  • Alice Furlong

G

H

  • Ann Hawkshaw
  • Elizabeth Anna Hart (England, 1822 – 1890)
  • Mary Cecil Hay
  • Felicia Hemans
  • Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness Herbert of Lea
  • Mary Hooper
  • Emma Hosken
  • Mary Howitt
  • Catherine Hubback

I

  • Jean Ingelow

J

K

L

  • Selma Lagerlöf (Sweden, 1858 – 1940)
    • Invisible Links, tr. Pauline Bancroft Flach (1899. Original: Osynliga länkar,1894)
  • Anna Letitia Le Breton
  • Caroline Leakey
  • Vernon Lee (England, 1856 – 1935)
    • Hauntings. Fantastic Stories (1890)
    • The Virgin of the Seven Daggers (1962, posthumously published)
  • Margaret Elizabeth Leigh
  • Amy Levy
  • Eliza Lynn Linton

M

  • Lucas Malet (pseudonym of Mary St Leger Kingsley)
  • Augusta Marryat
  • Emilia Marryat
  • Florence Marryat (England, 1833 – 1899)
  • Harriet Martineau
  • Ellen Buckingham Mathews
  • Annie Matheson
  • Mary McNair Mathews
  • Alice Meynell
  • Charlotte Mew
  • Florence Miller
  • Hannah More
  • Favell Lee Mortimer

N

  • Constance Naden
  • Edith Nesbit
  • Florence Sheridan Nightingale
  • Caroline Norton

O

P

  • Julia Pardoe
  • Frances Mary Peard
  • Susan K. Phillips
  • Ellen Pickering
  • Rosa Campbell Praed (Mrs. Campbell Praed)
  • May Probyn

R

  • Dollie Radford
  • Maria Firmina dos Reis
  • Charlotte Caroline Richardson
  • Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie
  • Elizabeth Robins
  • Sara Tappan Doolittle Robinson
  • Janet Ross
  • Christina Rossetti (England, 1830-1894)
    • Goblin Market and Other Poems (1862)
      • A Birthday (poem, first published in the Macmillan’s Magazine, 1861)
  • Maria Francesca Rossetti

S

T

  • Emma Tatham
  • Helen Taylor
  • Margaret Todd (doctor)
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna
  • Frances Milton Trollope
  • Frances Eleanor Trollope
  • Violet Tweedale

V

  • Bertha Vyver

W

Y

  • Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • Elizabeth Youatt

Sources:

Charles Dana Gibson