Books, Articles & Essays Featuring Useful Information on Charlotte Riddell

 Compiled by Michael Flowers ©2005-2006


Helen C. Black, Notable Women Authors of the Day (Glasgow: David Bryce & Son, 1893).


E.F. Bleiler, ‘Introduction’, Five Victorian Novels of the Victorian Period (New York: Dover, 1971).


E.F. Bleiler, ‘Introduction’, Three Supernatural Novels of the Victorian Period (New York: Dover 1975).


E.F. Bleiler (ed.), A Guide to Supernatural Fiction (Kent State Univ Press, 1983)


E.F. Bleiler, ‘Mrs. Riddell, Mid-Victorian Ghosts, and Christmas Annuals’, The Collected Ghost

                        Stories of Mrs J.H. Riddell (New York: Dover, 1977).


E.F. Bleiler, ‘Riddell, Mrs J.H.,’ The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural

                        (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986).


James L. Campbell, ‘Mrs J.H. Riddell’, Supernatural Fiction Writers (ed.) E.F. Bleiler, (New York:

                           Scribner’s, 1985). 


Susan P. Casteras & Linda H. Peterson, A Struggle For Fame: Victorian Women Artists & Authors

                        (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale Centre for British Art, 1994).


Nigel Cross, The Common Writer: Life in Nineteenth Century Grubb Street (Cambridge: CUP, 1985).


Richard Dalby, ‘Introduction’, The Haunted River & Three Other Ghostly Novellas by Mrs J.H. Riddell

                        (Mountain Ash, Wales: Sarob Press, 2001).


S.M Ellis, Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu & Others (London: Constable, 1934).


Andrew Maunder, “Charlotte Eliza Lawson Riddell”, Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers ed.

            Abigail Bloom (London: Aldywch Press, 2000).


John R. Reed, “Friend to mammon: Speculation in Victorian Literature,” Victorian Studies, 27 (1983-4),

                        pp. 179-202.


Michael Sadleir, XIX Fiction (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1951).


Patricia Thomas Srebrnik, “Mrs Riddell and the Reviewers: A Case Study in Victorian Popular Fiction,

                        Women’s Studies, 23 (1994): 69-84.


Van Thal, Herbert, ‘Introduction’, Weird Stories by Mrs J.H. Riddell (London: Home & Van Thal, 1946).


Robert Lee Wolff, ‘Introduction’, The Nun’s Curse by Mrs J.H. Riddell (New York: Garland, 1979).


Robert Lee Wolff, Nineteenth-Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Catalogue, 5 vols (New York:

            Garland, 1981-6).

Tamara S. Wagner, “Respectably Dressed, or Dressed for Respect: The Moral Economies of Dress in the

Novels of Victorian Women Writers.” In Styling Texts: Dress and Fashion in Literature. Eds. Cynthia Kuhn and Cindy Carlson.

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Tamar S. Wagner, “Speculation in Victorian Suburbia: From Silver-Fork Satire to Suburban Gothic.”

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