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Pickering & Chatto Women's Studies Collection I

ISBN: 978-1-57085-023-3
Language: English


Pickering & Chatto’s continuing series of publications by women writers has a well-deserved reputation both for its unique extent and quality. InteLex is proud to announce electronic publication of this series beginning with a first tranche of over 200 volumes (often in complete editions) from such authors as Joanna Baillie, Aphra Behn, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Eliza Haywood, Elizabeth Inchbald, Caroline Lamb, Harriet Martineau, Florence Nightingale, Mary Robinson, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Smith and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Pickering & Chatto presents these texts in carefully edited, scholarly form with full textual notes.

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    • The Works of Aphra Behn. 7 vols.
    • The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 5 vols.
    • The Collected Letters of Rosina Bulwer Lytton. 3 vols.
    • The Complete Plays of Frances Burney. 2 vols.
    • The Works of Maria Edgeworth. 12 vols.
    • The Complete Shorter Poetry of George Eliot and The Spanish Gypsy. 3 vols.
    • The Works of Elizabeth Gaskell. 10 vols.
    • The Selected Works of Eliza Haywood. 6 vols.
    • A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood.
    • The Diaries of Elizabeth Inchbald. 3 vols.
    • The Works of Lady Caroline Lamb. 3 vols.
    • The Selected Works of Delarivier Manley. 5 vols.
    • The Collected Letters of Harriet Martineau. 5 vols.
    • Harriet Martineau's Writing on British History. 6 vols.
    • Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. 5 vols.
    • The Works of Mary Robinson. 8 vols.
    • Mary Shelley's Literary Lives and Other Writings. 4 vols.
    • The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. 8 vols.
    • The Works of Charlotte Smith. 14 vols.
    • The Social Problem Novels of Frances Trollope. 4 vols.
    • The Unpublished Writings of Edith Wharton. 2 vols.
    • The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft. 7 vols.


      Chawton House Library: Women's Memoirs. 19 vols.

      • Women's Court and Society Memoirs. 9 vols.
      • Women's Theatrical Memoirs. 10 vols.

      Chawton House Library: Women's Travel Writings. 16 vols.

      • Women's Travel Writings In Italy. 9 vols.
      • Women's Travel Writings In Revolutionary France. 7 vols.

      Chawton House Library: Women's Novels. 11 vols.

      • The Histories of Some of the Penitents in the Magdalen House
      • The Romance of Private Life by Sarah Harriet Burney
      • The Soldier's Orphan by Mrs. Costello
      • Adelaide and Theodore by Stéphanie-Félicité De Genlis
      • The Corinna of England by E. M. Foster
      • The Private History of the Court of England by Sarah Green
      • Romance Readers and Romance Writers by Sarah Green
      • The History of Ned Evans by Elizabeth Hervey
      • Strathallan by Alicia LeFanu
      • The Victim of Fancy by Elizabeth Sophia Tomlins
      • Julia by Helen Maria Williams


      • A Serious Proposal to the Ladies by Mary Astell
      • Joanna Baillie: a Selection of Poems and Plays
      • New Blazing World and Other Writings by Margaret Cavendish
      • Narrative of the Life of Charlotte Charke
      • Counterfeit Ladies edited by Janet Todd and Elizabeth Spearing
      • Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
      • Nature and Art by Elizabeth Inchbald
      • Cassandra and Suggestions for Thought by Florence Nightingale
      • The Wild Irish Girl by Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
      • Maude by Christina Rossetti, "On Sisterhoods" and A Woman's Thoughts About Women by Dinah Mulock Craik
      • The Conquest of Rome by Matilde Serao
      • The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim by Sophie von LaRoche


      • Bluestocking Feminism: The Bluestocking Circle. 6 vols.
      • Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. 6 vols.
      • Silver Fork Novels, 1826-1841. 6 vols.
      • Varieties of Female Gothic. 6 vols.
      • Varieties of Women's Sensation Fiction, 1855-1890. 6 vols.
      • Women Writing Home, 1700-1920. 6 vols.




      Behn, Aphra. The Works of Aphra Behn. Edited by Janet Todd. 7 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1992-1996.

      • Vol. 1. Poetry
      • Vol. 2. Love-letters Between A Nobleman And His Sister
      • Vol. 3. The Fair Jilt and Other Stories
      • Vol. 4. Reflections on Morality or Seneca Unmasqued and Other Prose Translations
      • Vol. 5. The Plays, 1671-1677: The Forc'd MarriageThe Amorous PrinceThe Dutch LoverAbdelazerThe Town-foppThe DebaucheeThe Rover
      • Vol. 6. The Plays, 1678-1682: Sir Patient FancyThe Feign'd Curtizans
      • Vol. 7. The Plays, 1682-1696: The City-heiressThe Young KingThe Emperor Of The MoonThe Lucky ChanceThe Widdow RanterThe Younger Brother

      Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. General editor, Sandra Donaldson. Editorial team: Rita Patteson, Marjorie Stone and Beverly Taylor. Associate editors: Simon Avery, Cynthia Burgess, Clara Drummond and Barbara Neri. Editorial associate: Jane Stewart Laux. 5 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

      • Vol. 1. Works Published in EBB's Lifetime; Friends and Relatives; General Introduction; Bibliography; Introduction toPoems (1856)
      • Poems (1856)
      • Vol. 2. Poems (1856), continued
      • Vol. 3. Critical Introduction. Reviews of Aurora Leigh.Textual Introduction. Aurora Leigh (1859). Dedication; Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Book V; Book VI; Book VII; Book VIII; Book IX; Notes
      • Vol. 4. Introduction. Works not included in Poems. Works Published after Aurora Leigh
      • Vol. 5. Introduction. Works Published after Aurora Leigh,cont. Works Unpublished in EBB's Lifetime. Undated Items and Fragments. Consolidated Index

      Bulwer Lytton, Rosina, Baroness Lytton. The Collected Letters of Rosina Bulwer Lytton. Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts with Steve Carpenter. 3 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      Burney, Fanny. The Complete Plays of Frances Burney. Edited by Peter Sabor; associate editor Stewart J. Cooke. 2 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1995.

      • Vol. 1: Comedies: The Witlings (1778-80); Love and Fashion (1798-99); A Busy Day (1800-2); The Woman-Hater(1800-2)
      • Vol. 2: Tragedies: Edwy and Elgiva (1788-95); Hubert de Vere (1790-97); The Siege of Pevensey (1790-91); Elberta(1791-1814); The Triumphant Toadeater (1798)

      Edgeworth, Maria. The Works of Maria Edgeworth. General editor: Marilyn Butler. Volume editors: Marilyn Butler, Connor Carville, Claire Connolly, Jane Desmarais, Elizabeth Eger, Siobhán Kilfeather, Susan Manly, Tim McLoughlin, Clíona ÓGallchoir, Heidi Van de Veire and Kim Walker. 12 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 1999-2003.

      • Vol. 1. General Introduction; Textual Note; Introductory Note; Castle Rackrent (1800); Irish Bulls (1802); Ennui(1809); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Jane Desmarais, Tim McLoughlin and Marilyn Butler. General introduction by Marilyn Butler
      • Vol. 2. Introductory Note; Abbreviations; Belinda (1801); Endnotes; Textual Variants; Appendix 1; Appendix 2. Edited by Siobhán Kilfeather
      • Vol. 3. Introductory Note; Leonora (1806); Harrington (1817); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Marilyn Butler and Susan Manly
      • Vol. 4. Introductory Note; Manoeuvring (1809); Vivian (1812); Endnotes; Textual Variants Edited by Claire Connolly with Marilyn Butler
      • Vol. 5. Introductory Note; The Absentee (1812); Madame de Fleury (1809); Emilie de Coulanges (1812); Endnotes; Textual Note; Textual Variants. Edited by Heidi van de Veire and Kim Walker
      • Vols. 6-7. Introductory Note; Patronage (1814); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Conor Carville and Marilyn Butler
      • Vol. 8. Introductory Note; Ormond (1817); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Claire Connolly
      • Vol. 9. Introductory Note; Helen (1834); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Susan Manly and Clíona ÓGallchoir
      • Vol. 10. Selected short fiction. Introductory note; “Preface,” “Lazy Lawrence,” “Waste Not, Want Not,” “Forgive and Forget,” “Simple Susan,” “The Mimic,” “The Orphans,” “The Basket Woman,” “The White Pigeon,” The Parent’s Assistant (1800); “Forester,” “Angelina,” Moral Tales for Young People (1801); Endnotes; Textual Variants. Edited by Elizabeth Eger and Clíona ÓGallchoir
      • Vol. 11. Introductory Note; Acknowledgments and Dedication; Practical Education (1798); Index; Endnotes; Textual Variants; Plates. Edited by Susan Manly
      • Vol. 12. Introductory Note; “Lame Jervas,” “The Grateful Negro,” Popular Tales (1804); “Harry and Lucy,” “Rosamond,” “Frank,” “The Little Dog Trusty,” “The Orange Man,” “The Cherry Orchard,” Early Lessons (1801); Endnotes; Textual Variants; Manuscript Material Introductory Note; Whim for Whim (1798); Endnotes; List of Errata; Index. Edited by Elizabeth Eger, Clíona ÓGallchoir, and Marilyn Butler

      Eliot, George. The Complete Shorter Poetry of George Eliot. Edited by Antonie Gerard van den Broek. 2 volumes. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2005.

      Eliot, George. The Spanish Gypsy. Edited by Antonie Gerard van den Broek. Consulting editor, William Baker. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn. The Works of Elizabeth Gaskell.General editor, Joanne Shattock. Advisory editor: Angus Easson. Volume editors: Joanne Shattock, Linda Peterson, Josie Billington, Alan Shelston, Charlotte Mitchell, Elisabeth Jay, Linda K Hughes, Deirdre d'Albertis, Marion Shaw, Joanne Wilkes. 10 vols. Part I, vols. 1-3, 5, 7. Part II, vols. 4, 6, 8-10. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2005-2006.

      • Vol. 1. Journalism, Early Fiction and Personal Writings. Edited by Joanne Shattock
      • Vol. 2. Novellas and Shorter Fiction: The Moorland Cottage, Cranford and Related Writing. Edited by Alan Shelston
      • Vol. 3. Novellas and Shorter Fiction: Round the Sofa and Tales from Household Words 1852–1859
      • Vol. 4. Novellas and Shorter Fiction: “Cousin Phillis and other Tales” from All the Year Round and the Cornhill Magazine 1859–1864. Edited by Linda Hughes
      • Vol. 5. Mary Barton (1848) and William Gaskell, Two lectures on the Lancashire dialect. Edited by Joanne Wilkes
      • Vol. 6. Ruth (1853). Edited by Deirdre d'Albertis
      • Vol. 7. North and South (1855). Edited by Elisabeth Jay
      • Vol. 8. The Life of Charlotte Brontë. Edited by Linda H. Peterson
      • Vol. 9. Sylvia's Lovers (1863). Edited by Marion Shaw
      • Vol. 10. Wives and Daughters (1866). Edited by Josie Billington

      Haywood, Eliza. The Selected Works of Eliza Haywood. Edited by Alexander Pettit et al. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2000-2001.

      • Vol. 1. The Tea-Table (1725); The Tea-Table . . . Part the Second (1726); Reflections on the Various Effects of Love(1726); Love-Letters on All Occasions (1730); A Present for a Servant-Maid (1743)
      • Vol. 2. Epistles for the Ladies, Vol. 1 (1749); Epistles for the Ladies, Vol. 2 (1750)
      • Vol. 3. The Wife (1755); The Husband (1756); The Young Lady (1756)
      • Vol. 4. The Dramatic Historiographer (The Companion to the Theatre, Volume 1) (1735); The Parrot (1746); Preface to A Companion to the Theatre (1747)
      • Vol. 5. The Female Spectator. Vols. 1 and 2
      • Vol. 6. The Female Spectator. Vols. 3 and 4

      Spedding, Patrick, ed. A Bibliography of Eliza Haywood. Edited by Patrick Spedding. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2004.

      Inchbald, Elizabeth. The Diaries of Elizabeth Inchbald. Edited by Ben P. Robertson. 3 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2007.

      • Vol. 1. The Early Years on the Stage—Scotland, France, Ireland, the Provinces, and London, 1776-1781
      • Vol. 2. The Height of Fame—Acting, Playwriting, and Novel Writing, 1782-1793
      • Vol. 3. The Introspective Years—Drama Criticism, Napoleonic Wars, and the Queen’s Trial, 1807-1820

      Lamb, Caroline, Lady. The Works of Lady Caroline Lamb. Edited by Leigh Wetherall Dickson and Malcolm Paul Douglass, Jr. 3 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.

      • Vol. 1. Glenarvon (1816). Edited by Paul Douglass
      • Vol. 2. Graham Hamilton (1822) and poems. Edited by Leigh Wetherall Dickson and Paul Douglass. Poems: Poems From Letters; Poems from a Gift Book in the Hertfordshire Archives; Additional Poems from a Gift Book for Georgiana, Lady Morpeth, in the Castle Howard Archives; Verses from Glenarvon (1816); Long Poems; Verses from Graham Hamilton (1822) and Ada Reis (1823); Additional Verses from Isaac Nathan’s Fugitive Pieces and Reminiscences of Lord Byron . . . also Some Original Poetry, Letter and Recollections of Lady Caroline Lamb
      • Vol. 3. Ada Reis, a Tale (1823). Edited by Leigh Wetherall Dickson

      Manley, Delarivier. The Selected Works of Delarivier Manley.General editors, Rachel Carnell and Ruth Herman. Consulting editor, W. R. Owens. 5 vols. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2005.

      • Vol. 1. The Secret History of Queen Zarah (1705); Letters Writen by Mrs Manley (1696); Ladies Pacquet Broke Open(1707)
      • Vol. 2. The New Atalantis (1709)
      • Vol. 3. Memoirs of Europe (1710)
      • Vol. 4. Rivella (1714); The Power of Love (1720)
      • Vol. 5. The Pamphlets (1709–1713); The Examiner (1711);Almyna: or The Vow (1707); Lucius, the First Christian King of Britain (1717)

      Martineau, Harriet. The Collected Letters of Harriet Martineau.General editor, Deborah Anna Logan. Advisory editor, Valerie Sanders. 5 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007.

      • Vol. 1. Early Years
      • Vol. 2. 1830s and 1840s
      • Vols. 3-4. 1850s and early 1860s
      • Vol. 5. Late 1860s and 1870s

      Martineau, Harriet. Harriet Martineau's Writing on British History and Military Reform. Edited by Deborah Anna Logan. 6 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2005.

      • Vols. 1–5. History of the Peace: Being a History of England from 1816 to 1854. With an introduction 1800 to 1815(1864)
      • Vol. 6. England and her Soldiers (1859); Daily News leaders on sanitary reform in the armed forces: “Army Hygiene” (14 January 1859 and 18 January 1859); “Royal Commission on the Sanitary Condition of the Army” (26 January 1859); “Reconstitution of the Army Medical Department” ( 11 February 1859 ); “An appeal to the Minister of War: Why the Delay?”(16 February 1859); “Sanitary reform for preventable epidemic disease as a matter of national security” (5 March 1859); “Sidney Herbert and barrack reform” (27 June 1859); “Overview of sanitary reform in the military in 'Review of the Year'” (31 December 1859); “Health in the Camps,” “Health in the Hospitals,” Atlantic Monthly(1861); Previously unpublished correspondence between Martineau and Florence Nightingale addressing health, illness, mortality, preventable disease, and nationalism; Selections from Once a Week: “Florence Nightingale’s Latest Charity” (15 August 1863); “The Training of Nurses” (30 June 1860); “3 Woman’s Battlefield” (3 December 1859); “The Soldier and Sailor: Their Health” (5 January 1861); “Nurses Wanted,” Cornhill Magazine (1865); “Miss Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing,” Quarterly Review (1860)

      _____. Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Edited by Deborah Anna Logan. Advisory editors, Antoinette Burton and Kitty Sklar. Preface by Patrick Brantlinger. 5 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2004.

      • Vol. 1. The Empire Question. “Life in the Wilds” (1832); “Demerara” (1833); “Cinnamon and Pearls” (1833); “Dawn Island” (1845)
      • Vol. 2. The Middle Eastern Question. Eastern Life, Present and Past (1848), Part I
      • Vol. 3. The Middle Eastern Question. Eastern Life, Present and Past (1848), Part II
      • Vol. 4. The Irish Question. “Ireland” (1832); Letters from Ireland (1852); Endowed Schools of Ireland (1858)
      • Vol. 5. The India Question. British Rule In India. A Historical Sketch (1857); Suggestions Towards The Future Government Of India (1858); India [Our Ignorance of India],Daily News (1857); India [“Review of the Year”], Daily News(1857); India, [Understanding India] Daily News (1858); East India Company [Land], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Taxation], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Justice], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Treatment of Criminals], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Public Works], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Education], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Public Works], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Welfare of Natives], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Final Dissolution], Daily News (1858); China [Sir John Bowring], Daily News (1857); China [British Aggression], Daily News (1857); China [and the Indian Mutiny], Daily News (1857); China [Impending War], Daily News (1857); China [“Review of the Year”], Daily News(1857); China [Canton], Daily News (1858); China [Canton and Western Trade], Daily News (1858)

      Robinson, Mary. The Works of Mary Robinson. General editor, William D Brewer. Volume editors: Hester Davenport, Daniel Robinson, Sharon M Setzer, Julie A Shaffer, Orianne Smith and Dawn Vernooy-Epp. 8 vols. Part I, vols. 1-4. Part II, vols. 5-8. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009-2010.

      • Vol. 1. Poems. Edited by Daniel Robinson
      • Vol. 2. Poems (continued). Edited by Daniel Robinson;Vancenza; or, The Dangers of Credulity (1792); The Widow; or, A Picture of Modern Times (1794). Edited by Dawn M. Vernooy-Epp
      • Vol. 3. Angelina; A Novel (1796). Edited by Sharon M. Setzer
      • Vol. 4. Hubert de Sevrac, A Romance, of the Eighteenth Century (1796). Edited by Orianne Smith
      • Vol. 5. Walsingham; or, The Pupil of Nature: A Domestic Story (1797). Edited by William D. Brewer
      • Vol. 6. The False Friend: A Domestic Story (1799). Edited by Julie A Shaffer
      • Vol. 7. The Natural Daughter. With Portraits of the Leadenhead Family. A Novel (1799); Memoirs of Mrs Mary Robinson; Letters from Mary Robinson. Edited by Hester Davenport
      • Vol. 8. The Lucky Escape (1778); Impartial Reflections on the Present Situation of the Queen of France (1791);Nobody, a Comedy in Two Acts (performed 1794); The Sicilian Lover (1796); A Letter to the Women of England(1799); “The Sylphid Essays,” Morning Post (October 1799 - February 1800); “Present State of the Manners, Society, Etc. Etc. of the Metropolis of England,” Monthly Magazine(1800); “Memoirs and Anecdotes of Eminent Persons,”Monthly Magazine (1800); “Biographical Sketches” (1800–1801); “Jasper” (1801). Edited by William D. Brewer and Sharon M. Setzer

      Shelley, Mary. Mary Shelley's Literary Lives and Other Writings.With a general introduction by Nora Crook. Volume editors: Clarissa Campbell Orr, Pamela Clemit, Tilar Mazzeo, Arnold Markley and Lisa Vargo. 4 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2002.

      • Vol. 1. Italian Lives: Lives of Petrarch, Boccaccio, Lorenzo di Medici, Marsiglio Ficino, Giovanni Pico dell Mirandola, Angelo Poliziano, Bernardo Pulci, Luca Pulci, Luigi Pulci, Cieco de Ferrara, Burchiello, Matteo Maria Bojardo, Francesco Berni, Machiavelli, Guiccardini, Vittoria Colonna, Giovanni Battista Guarini, Gabriello Chiabrera, Alessandro Tassoni, Giambattista Marini, Vincenzo de Filicaja, Pietro Metastasio, Carlo Goldoni, Vittorio Alfieri, Vincenzo Monti, Ugo Foscolo
      • Vol. 2. Spanish and Portuguese lives: Survey of early Hispanic literature, Juan Boscan, Garcilaso de la Vega, Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Luis Ponce de Leon, Fernando de Herrera, Jorge de Montemayor, Cristobal de Castillejo, Cervantes, Alonzo de Ericilla [not by Mary Shelley], Lope de Vega, Vincente Espinel, Esteban de Villegas, Luis de Gongora, Franciso Gomez de Quevedo, Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Bernardim Ribeyro, Gil Vincente, Francisco de Sa de Miranda, Antonio Ferreira, Luiz Vaz de Camoens;French Lives: Montaigne, Rabelais [not by Mary Shelley], Corneille, La Rochefoucauld
      • Vol. 3. French Lives: Moliere, Boileau, Racine, La Fontaine [not by Mary Shelley], Pascal, Madame de Sevigne, Fenelon, Voltaire, Rousseau, Condorcet, Mirabeau, Madame Roland, Madame de Stael
      • Vol. 4. Memoirs: “Life of William Godwin” (1836-c.1840); Non-dramatic poetry: “The Choice” (1823); “On Reading Wordsworth’s Lines on Peel Castle” (1825); “To Jane with the Last Man” (1826); “Absence” (1830); “A Dirge” (1830); “The Death of Love” (1831); “A Night Scene” (1831); “To love in solitude” (1832); “Stanzas” (1832); “La Vida es sueno” (1833-1834); “Fair Italy! Still shines thy sun as bright” (1833); “Tempo e ben di morire” (1833) “O listen while I sing to thee” (1838); “O come to me in dreams” (1838); “How like a Star you rose upon my Life” (1838); Uncollected Fiction: “Maurice” (1820); “Lacy de Vere” (1827); “Cecil” (c. 1845) [newly identified as a translation]; Uncollected Non-fiction: “Theseus” fragment; “Cyrus” fragment (c. 1815); “Book of Samuel” fragment (?1819–1820); “Necessity of a Belief in the Heathen Mythology” (c. 1820); “Life of Shelley” (1823); “Modern Italian Romances” (1838); Translations: “Cupid and Psyche” (1817), “Relation of the Death of the Family of the Cenci” (1819); Two chapters, of translation of Laura Tighe Galloni's novel Inez de Medina (?1848–1850); Part-Authored and Attributed Writings

      Shelley, Mary. The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley.Edited by Nora Crook with Pamela Clemit. Consulting Editor: Betty T. Bennett. 8 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1996.

      • Vol. 1. Frankenstein (1818)
      • Vol. 2. Matilda (1819), Dramas, Reviews, Prefaces and Notes
      • Vol. 3. Valperga (1823)
      • Vol. 4. The Last Man (1826)
      • Vol. 5. The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck, A Romance(1830)
      • Vol. 6. Lodore (1835)
      • Vol. 7. Falkner (1837)
      • Vol. 8. Travel Writing, Index of Places and Names

      Smith, Charlotte Turner. The Works of Charlotte Smith. General editor, Stuart Curran. Volume editors, Stuart Curran, ... [et al.] 14 vols. Part I, vols. 1-5. Part II, vols. 6-10. Part III, vols. 11-14. London : Pickering & Chatto, 2005-2007.

      • Vol. 1. Manon L'Escaut or The Fatal Attachment (1786);The Romance of Real Life (1787). Edited by Michael Garner with assistance from Karla M. Taylor
      • Vol. 2. Emmeline, the Orphan of the Castle (1788). Edited by Judith Stanton
      • Vol. 3. Ethelinde, or the Recluse of the Lake (1789). Edited by Stuart Curran
      • Vol. 4. Celestina (1791). Edited by Kristina Straub
      • Vol. 5. Desmond (1792). Edited by Stuart Curran
      • Vol. 6. The Old Manor House. Edited by Ina Ferris
      • Vol. 7. The Wanderings of WarwickThe Banished Man.Edited by M. O. Grenby
      • Vol. 8. Montalbert. Edited by Stuart Curran and Adriana Craciun
      • Vol. 9. Marchmont. Edited by Kate Davies and Harriet Guest
      • Vol. 10. The Young Philosopher. Edited by A. A. Markley
      • Vol. 11. The Letters of a Solitary Wanderer. Edited by David Lorne Macdonald
      • Vol. 12. Rural Walks; Rambles Farther; Minor Morals; andA Narrative of the Loss of the Catherine. Edited by Elizabeth A. Dolan
      • Vol. 13. Who is She? (1798); Conversations Introducing Poetry, Chiefly on Subjects of Natural History (1804); The Natural History of Birds (1807). Edited by Judith Pascoe
      • Vol. 14. Elegiac Sonnets (1784, 1797), The Emigrants(1792), and Beachy Head, and Other Poems (1807); Uncollected poems. Edited by Jacqueline M. Labbe

      Trollope, Frances Milton. The Social Problem Novels of Frances Trollope. General editor, Brenda Ayres. Editor, Christian Sutphin. 4 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      • Vol 1. The Life and Adventures of Jonathan Jefferson Whitlaw: Or Scenes on the Mississippi (1836)
      • Vol. 2. The Vicar of Wrexhill (1837)
      • Vol. 3. The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy (1840)
      • Vol. 4. Jessie Phillips: A Tale of the Present Day (1843)

      Wharton, Edith. The Unpublished Writings of Edith Wharton.Edited by Laura Rattray. 2 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.

      • Vol. 1. Plays: Introduction; Editorial Note; Edith Wharton as Playwright; The Man of GeniusUntitledThe ArchThe NecklaceKate Spain; Plays: Appendix
      • Vol. 2. Novels and Life Writing; Introduction; Editorial Note;Fast and LooseDisintegrationLiteratureLife and I; "Quaderno dello Studente"; Bibliography

      Wollstonecraft, Mary. The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft. Edited by Janet Todd and Marilyn Butler. Assistant editor, Emma Rees-Mogg. 7 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1989.

      • Vol. 1. Mary, A Fiction. The Wrongs of Woman: or, Maria. The Cave of Fancy
      • Vol. 2. Elements of Morality. Young Grandison
      • Vol. 3. Of the Importance of Religious Opinions
      • Vol. 4. Thoughts on the Education of Daughters. The Female Reader. Original Stories. Letters on the Management of Infants. Lessons
      • Vol. 5. A Vindication of the Rights of Men. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Hints
      • Vol. 6. An Historical and Moral View of the French Revolution. Letters to Joseph Johnson. Letters Written in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Letters to Gilbert Imlay
      • Vol. 7. On Poetry. Contributions to the Analytical Review,1788-1797


      Chawton House Library: Women's Memoirs

      Culley, Amy, ed. Women's Court and Society Memoirs. Edited by Amy Culley. 9 vols. Part I. Vols 1-4. Part II. Vols 5-9. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009-2010.

      • Vol. 1. [Lady Charlotte Bury], Diary illustrative of the times of George the Fourth (1838), volume I
      • Vol. 2. [Lady Charlotte Bury], Diary illustrative of the times of George the Fourth (1838), volume II
      • Vol. 3. Catherine E. Cary, Memoirs of Miss C.E. Cary(1825), volume I
      • Vol. 4. Catherine E. Cary, Memoirs of Miss C.E. Cary(1825), volume II and III
      • Vol. 5. Elizabeth Hervey, Life and memoirs of Elizabeth Chudleigh (1789)
      • Vol. 6. Mary Anne Clarke, The rival princes, or, a faithful narrative of facts, relating to Mrs M.A. Clarke's political acquaintance (1810)
      • Vol. 7. Pauline Adelaide Alexandre Panam, Memoirs of a young Greek lady (1823)
      • Vol. 8. Elizabeth Craven, Memoirs of the Margravine of Anspach, formerly Lady Craven (1826), volume I
      • Vol. 9. Elizabeth Craven, Memoirs of the Margravine of Anspach, formerly Lady Craven (1826), volume II

      Batchelor, Jennie, ed. Women's Theatrical Memoirs, 1610-1725.Series editor, Jennie Batchelor. Volume editors: Sue Mcpherson, Sharon M Setzer and Julia Swindells. 10 vols. Part I, vols. 1-5. Part II, vols. 6-10. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007-2008.

      • Vol. 1. Mary Robinson, Memoirs of the Late Mrs Robinson(1801)
      • Vols. 2-3. James Boaden, The Life of Mrs Jordan (1831)
      • Vols. 4-5. Thomas Campbell, Life of Mrs Siddons (1834)
      • Vols. 6-8. Elizabeth Steele, The Memoirs of Mrs Sophia Baddeley (1787)
      • Vol. 9. Leah Sumbel, Memoirs of the Life of Mrs Sumbel, Part I (1811)
      • Vol. 10. Leah Sumbel, Memoirs of the Life of Mrs Sumbel, Part II (1811); [A Gentleman], Memoirs of George Anne Bellamy (1785); The Life and Memoirs of the late Miss Ann Catley by Miss Ambross (c. 1789); Elizabeth Billington,Memoirs of Mrs Billington (1792)

      Chawton House Library: Women's Travel Writings

      Bending, Stephen, and Stephen Bygrave, eds. Women's Travel Writings in Italy. Series editors, Stephen Bending and Stephen Bygrave. Volume editors: Donatella Badin, Julia Banister, Catherine Dille, Betty Hagglund and Annie Richardson. 9 vols. Part I, vols. 1-4. Part II, vols. 5-9. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009-2010.

      • Vols. 1-2. [Lady Anna Riggs Miller], Letters from Italy(1777)
      • Vols. 3-4. Hester Lynch Piozzi, Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy and Germany (1789)
      • Vol. 5. Maria Graham, Three Months Passed in the Mountains East of Rome (1820)
      • Vols. 6-7. Lady Morgan, Italy (1821)
      • Vols. 8-9. Harriet Morton, Protestant Vigils, or Evening Records of a Journey in Italy (1829)

      _____. Women's Travel Writings in Revolutionary France. Edited by Stephen Bending and Stephen Bygrave. 7 vols. Part I, vols. 1-3. Part II, vols. 4-7. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007-2008.

      • Vols. 1-2. Helen Maria Williams, Letters Containing a Sketch of the Scenes which Passed in Various Departments of France during the Tyranny of Robespierre(1796)
      • Vol. 3. Helen Maria Williams, A Tour in Switzerland (1798); Charlotte West, A Ten Years’ Residence in France, During the Severest Part of the Revolution . . . 1787 to 1797(1821)
      • Vol. 4. A Sketch of Modern France (1798), "By a Lady," though equally possibly by its putative editor, Christopher Lake Moody
      • Vols. 5-7. Anne Plumptre, A Narrative of a Three Years’ Residence in France, 1802-1805 (1810)

      Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

      Batchelor, Jennie, and Megan Hiatt, eds. The Histories of Some of the Penitents in the Magdalen House. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2007.

      Burney, Sarah Harriet. The Romance of Private Life (1839). Edited by Lorna J. Clark. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      Costello, Mrs. The Soldier's Orphan: A Tale. Edited by Clare Broome Saunders. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

      De Genlis, Stéphanie-Félicité, Comtesse de. Adelaide and Theodore, or Letters on Education (1783). Edited by Gillian Dow. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007.

      Foster, E. M. The Corinna of England, and a Heroine in the Shade: a Modern Romance (1809). Edited by Sylvia Bordoni. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      Green, Sarah. The Private History of the Court of England. Edited by Fiona Price. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011.

      Green, Sarah. Romance Readers and Romance Writers (1810). Edited by Christopher Goulding. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

      Hervey, Elizabeth. The History of Ned Evans. Edited by Helena Kelly. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.

      LeFanu, Alicia. Strathallan. Edited by Anna M. Fitzer. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2008.

      Tomlins, Elizabeth Sophia. The Victim of Fancy. Edited by Daniel Cook. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.

      Williams, Helen Maria. Julia (1790). Edited by Natasha Duquette. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.


      Baillie, Joanna. Joanna Baillie: A Selection of Poems and Plays.Edited with introduction and notes by Amanda Gilroy and Keith Hanley. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2002.

      Cavendish, Margaret. The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing World (1666) and Other Writings. Edited by Kate Lilley. London: W. Pickering, 1992.

      Charke, Charlotte. Narrative of the Life of Charlotte Charke. Edited with introduction and notes by Robert Rehder. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

      Counterfeit Ladies. The Life and Death of Mal Cutpurse and The Case of Mary Carleton. London: William Pickering, 1994.

      Eliot, George. Impressions of Theophrastus Such. Edited by Nancy Henry. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1994.

      Inchbald, Elizbeth. Nature and Art. Edited with introduction and notes by Shawn Lisa Maurer. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 1997.

      Nightingale, Florence. Cassandra and other selections fromSuggestions for thought. Edited by Mary Poovey. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1992.

      Owenson, Sydney, Lady Morgan. The Wild Irish Girl. Edited with an introduction and notes by Claire Connolly and Stephen Copley. With a foreword by Kevin Whelan. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2000.

      Rossetti, Christina. Maude. “On Sisterhoods” and A Woman's Thoughts about Women by Dinah Mulock Craik. [All] edited by Elaine Showalter. Textual notes by Penny Mahon. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1993.

      Serao, Matilde. The conquest of Rome. Edited by Ann Caesar. London: Pickering and Chatto, 1991.

      La Roche, Sophie von. The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim.Edited by James Lynn. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1992.


      Bluestocking Feminism: Writings of the Bluestocking Circle, 1738-1785. General editor, Gary Kelly; volume editors Elizabeth Eger, et al. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

      • Vol. 1: Elizabeth Montagu, 1720-1800: An Essay on the Writings & Genius of Shakespear; Dialogues of the Dead; Unpublished Dialogues; Selected Letters
      • Vol. 2: Elizabeth Carter, 1717-1806: The Works of Epictetus; Selected Poems; Selected Prose; Miscellaneous Letters
      • Vol. 3: Catherine Talbot and Hester Chapone: Catherina Talbot, 1721-1770. Hester Chapone, 1717-1801
      • Vol. 4: Anna Seward, 1742-1809: Love Elegies and Epistles; Verses; Inscriptions; Selected Sonnets; Extracts from Anna Seward's Literary Correspondence; Extracts fromThe Letters of Anna Seward Written Between The Years 1784 and 1807; Extracts from Anna Seward’s Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin, Chiefly During his Residence at Lichfield, With Anecdotes of his Friends, and Criticisms on his Writings
      • Vol. 5: Sarah Scott, 1721–1795: A Journey Through Every Stage of Life, Vol. 1; A Journey Through Every Stage of Life, Vol. 2
      • Vol. 6: Sarah Scott, 1721-1795, and Clara Reeve, 1729-1807: Sarah Scott, The Test of Filial Duty, Vols. 1 and 2. Clara Reeve, The Progress of Romance

      Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. General editor, Derek Hughes. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2001.

      • Vol. 1: Delarivier Manley and Eliza Haywood: Delarivier Manley, The Lost Lover (1696); The Royal Mischief (1696). Eliza Haywood, The Fair Captive (1721); A Wife to be Lett(1724)
      • Vol. 2: Mary Pix and Catherine Trotter: Mary Pix, The Deceiver Deceived (1698); Queen Catharine: or, The Ruines of Love (1698). Catharine Trotter, Love at a Loss, or, Most Votes Carry It (1701); The Revolution of Sweden (1706)
      • Vol. 3: Susanna Centlivre: The Basset-table (1705); The Busie Body (1709); The Wonder: A Woman Keeps A Secret (1714); A Bold Stroke For A Wife (1718)
      • Vol. 4: Elizabeth Griffith: The Platonic Wife (1765); The Double Mistake (1766); The School For Rakes (1769; A Wife In The Right (1772)
      • Vol. 5: Hannah Cowley: The Runaway (1776); The Belle's Stratagem (1780); A Bold Stroke For A Husband (1783);The Town Before You (1794)
      • Vol. 6: Elizabeth Inchbald: The Widow's Vow 1786); Such Things Are (1787); The Chipli classNext Door Neighbours(1791); Wives As They Were, And Maids As They Are(1797)

      Silver Fork Novels, 1826-1841. General editor, Harriet Devine Jump. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2005.

      • Vol. 1. Lister, Thomas Henry. Granby: A Novel (1826). Edited by Clare Bainbridge
      • Vol. 2. Landon, Letitia. Romance and Reality (1831). Edited by Cynthia Lawford
      • Vol. 3. Bulwer Lytton, Edward. Godolphin. A Novel (1833). Edited by Harriet Devine Jump
      • Vol. 4. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington. The Victims of Society (1837). Edited by Ann R. Hawkins and Jeraldine R. Kraver
      • Vol. 5. Bulwer Lytton, Rosina. Cheveley: a Man of Honour(1839). Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts
      • Vol. 6. Gore, Catherine. Cecil, Or the Adventures of a Coxcomb (1841). Edited by Andrea Hibbard and Edward Copeland.

      Varieties of Female Gothic. General editor, Gary Kelly. 6 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2002.

      • Vol. 1. Enlightenment Gothic and Terror Gothic
      • Vol. 2. Street Gothic: Female Gothic Chapbooks
      • Vol. 3. Erotic Gothic
      • Vols. 4-5. Historical Gothic
      • Vol. 6. Orientalist Gothic

      Varieties of Women's Sensation Fiction, 1855-1890. General editor, Andrew Maunder. Consulting editor, Sally Mitchell. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2004.

      • Vol. 1. Sensationalism and the Sensation Debate. Edited by Andrew Maunder
      • Vol. 2. Domestic Sensationalism. Florence Marryat, Love's conflict (1865). Edited by Andrew Maunder
      • Vol. 3. Gothic Sensationalism. Ellen Wood, St Martin's eve(1866). Edited by Lyn Pykett
      • Vol. 4. Sensation With a Purpose. Felicia Skene, Hidden depths (1866). Edited by Lillian Nayder. Erotic sensationalism. Rhoda Broughton, Cometh Up as a Flower(1867). Edited by Tamar Heller
      • Vol. 5. Sensation and Detection. Mary Cecil Hay, Old Myddelton's money (1874). Edited by Mark Knight
      • Vol. 6. Newspaper Sensationalism. Dora Russell, Beneath the Wave (1878). Edited by Graham Law

      Women Writing Home, 1700-1920: Female Correspondence across the British Empire. General editor, Klaus Stierstorfer. 6 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2006.

      • Vol. 1. Africa. Edited by Silke Strickrodt. General Introduction; Bibliography; Volume Introduction; Note on the Text; Bibliography; Sabina Peter Clemens, Sierra Leone, 1851–63; Henrietta Elise König/Knödler, Sierra Leone, 1860–5; Lady Florence Dixie, South Africa, 1881; Jane Moir, Lake Nyasa and Lake Tanganyika, 1890; Ada Slatter, Transvaal, East African Protectorate and Rhodesia, 1904–21; Editorial Notes
      • Vol. 2. Australia. Edited by Deirdre Coleman. Volume Introduction; Bibliography; New South Wales: Elizabeth Macarthur, 1789–1838 ; Elizabeth Macarthur, junior, 1817–18; Margaret Catchpole, 1802–11; Mary Wild, 1817–26; Christiana Blomfield, 1824–39; Fanny Macleay, 1826–36; Western Australia: Georgiana Molloy, 1832–41; Charlotte Bussell, 1839–53; Tasmania: Jane Franklin, 1837–42; South Australia: Mary Thomas, 1838–40; Editorial Notes
      • Vol. 3. Canada. Edited by Cecily Devereux and Kathleen Venema. Volume Introduction; Bibliography; Early Colonial Period: Elizabeth Russell to Elizabeth Fairlie Kiernan, 1792–9; Women and Settlement: Rebecca Radcliff to the Reverend Thomas Radcliff and ‘Bridget Lacy’ to‘Mary’, 1832; Alice Rendell’s Circular Letters, 1903–5; Barbara Alice Slater to Lilian (‘Lily Anna’) and Ellen Clement, 1809–18; Colonial Administration: Frances Simpson; Isobel Finlayson; Letitia Hargrave; Travelling Women: Anna Brownell Jameson to Ottilie von Goethe, 1836–7; Clara, Lady Rayleigh, to her Mother; Editorial Notes
      • Vol. 4. India. Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer. Introduction; Bibliography; Family and Society: Sophia Plowden, Calcutta, 1783; Matilda Spry, Bengal, 1856–9; Alice Massy, India 1875; Pioneer Women: Marie Elizabeth Hayes, Missonary Doctor, 1906–7; Margaret Noble / Sister Nivedita, 1911; Cornelia Sorabji to Mary, Lady Hobhouse and to Sir Valentine Chirol, India, 1893–; Editorial Notes
      • Vol. 5. New Zealand. Edited by Charlotte J. Macdonald. Volume Introduction; Bibliography; Sarah Selwyn, Letters from New Zealand (1842-68); Caroline Abraham, Letters from New Zealand (1850-70); Sarah Greenwood, Letters from New Zealand (1843-89); Jane Maria Atkinson, Letters to Margaret Taylor (1853-1910); Georgina Bowen, Letters from New Zealand (1851-82); Editorial Notes
      • Vol. 6. USA. Edited by Susan Imbarrato. Introduction; Bibliography; Domestic Concerns and Familial Connections: Sarah Cary, West Indies and Massachusetts, 1779–1824; Elizabeth Farmar, Philadelphia, 1774–89; Loyalist and Patriot: Anne Hulton, Boston, 1767–76; Esther de Berdt Reed, Philadelphia, 1770–80; Social Concerns and Advocacy: Mary Anne Estlin, Boston and New York, 1868; Editorial Notes; Consolidated Index
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