Works by G. P. R. James and William Harrison Ainsworth, although evidently the result of "cranming," were widely popular during the 1830s: James could produce three or four novels in a single year, yet his books were frequently re-issued. — Monika Brown


Biographical Material

Works and career

Genre, mode, & style

Works available from Project Gutenberg


Hall, S. C. A Book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age, from Personal Acquaintance. 3rd ed. London: J. S. Virtue, [1871].

S. L. B. “Last Labours.” The Reader: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Art. (2 July 1864): 6-7. London: “Published at 112, Fleet Street.” Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University Library. 27 July 2016.

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