Abbreviations for citations in the author's Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories, which Princeton University Press published in 1988. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.

A: Autobiography, John Stuart Mill, ed. Currin V. Shields.

AL: Aurora Leigh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, ed. Gardner B. Taplin.

BE: The Bab Ballads, W. S. Gilbert, ed. James Ellis.

CB: The Christmas Books, Charles Dickens, ed. Michael Slater.

CPW: The Complete Poetical Works of Browning, Riverside Edition.

GS: Ghost Stories and Tales of Mystery, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, intro. Devendra P. Varma.

HE: Helbeck of Bannisdale, Mary Augusta Ward, intro. Brian Worthington.

IGD: In a Glass Darkly, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.

IP: Imaginary Portraits, Walter Pater, ed. Eugene J. Brzenk.

J0: Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy, ed. C. H. Sisson.

LD: Little Dorrit, Charles Dickens, ed. R. D. McMaster.

LJ: Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad, ed. Cedric Watts and Robert Hampson.

NGS: New Grub Street, George Gissing, ed. Bernard Bergonzi.

NP: The Florence Nightingale Papers, British Library.

OCS: The Old Curiosity Shop, Charles Dickens, ed. Angus Easson.

PDG: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde, ed. Peter Ackroyd.

PMA: The Poems of Matthew Arnold, ed. Kenneth Allott.

PP: The Purcell Papers, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.

PS: The Purgatory of Suicides: A Prison Rhyme, Thomas Cooper.

PT: The Poems of Tennyson, ed. Christopher Ricks.

PW: The Poetical Works of James Thomson, ed. Bertram Dobell.

SC: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories, Robert Louis Stevenson, ed. Jenni Calder.

SP: Selected Poems of Thomas Hood, ed. John Clubbe.

SR: Sartor Resartus, Thomas Carlyle, ed, C. F. Harrold.

TTC: A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens, ed. George Woodlock.

US: Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bertram-Haugh, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.

UTF: Under Two Flags, Louise De la Ramée.

WPRK: The Writings in Prose of Rudyard Kipling.

WGM: The Works of George Meredith.

WH: Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë, ed. William M. Sale, Jr.

WWLN: The Way We Live Now, Anthony Trollope, ed. Robert Tracey.

Created 04 June 2001

Last modified 12 May 2023