Scholarship

Florence Marryat is, at last, starting to attract more scholarly attention. The list below brings together some of the recent publications that address Marryat’s life and work in detail. I’d be delighted to receive any additions via email.

If you use Zotero, you can easily save these citations.

Depledge, Greta, ‘Conflicting Interpretations of Gender: Hysteria, Masculinity, and Marriage in Florence Marryat’s Nelly Brooke’, Critical Survey, 23 (2011), 42–57 <http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/cs.2011.230104>

 

Craton, Lillian, The Victorian Freak Show: The Significance of Disability and Physical Differences in 19th-Century Fiction (Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2009)

 

Depledge, Greta, ‘Conflicting Interpretations of Gender: Hysteria, Masculinity, and Marriage in Florence Marryat’s Nelly Brooke’, Critical Survey, 23 (2011), 42–57 <http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/cs.2011.230104>

 

———, ‘Experimental Medicine, Marital Harmony and Florence Marryat’s an Angel of Pity (1898)’, Women’s Writing, 20 (2013), 219–34 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09699082.2013.773775>

 

———, ‘Ideologically Challenging: Florence Marryat and Sensation Fiction’, in A Companion to Sensation Fiction, ed. by Pamela K Gilbert (Chichester, West Sussex: Blackwell, 2011), pp. 306–18

 

———, ‘Sensation Fiction and the New Woman’, in The Cambridge Compagnion to Sensation Fiction, ed. by Andrew Mangham (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 196–209

 

Dickerson, Vanessa, Victorian Ghosts in the Noontide: Women Writers and the Supernatural (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1996)

 

Ferguson, Christine, Determined Spirits: Heredity and Racial Regeneration in Anglo-American Spiritualist Writing, 1848-1930 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012)

 

Hill, Georgina O’Brien, ‘”Nothing Can Wipe out the Memory”: Remembering the Dead in Florence Marryat’s The Box with the Iron Clamps’, in Acts of Memory: The Victorians and Beyond, ed. by Ryan Barnett and Serena Trowbridge, New Edition edition (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010)

 

Macfie, Sian, ‘“They Suck Us Dry”: A Study of Late-Nineteenth-Century Projections of Vampiric Women’, in Subjectivity and Literature from the Romantics to the Present Day, ed. by Philip Shaw and Peter Stockwell (London ; New York: Pinter Publishers, 1991)

 

Marryat, Florence, Her Father’s Name, ed. by Greta Depledge (Brighton: Victorian Secrets, 2009)

 

———, The Blood of the Vampire, ed. by Greta Depledge (Brighton: Victorian Secrets, 2010)

 

———, The Dead Man’s Message, ed. by Greta Depledge (Brighton: Victorian Secrets, 2009)

 

O’Brien Hill, Georgina, ‘“Above the Breath of Suspicion”: Florence Marryat and the Shadow of the Fraudulent Trance Medium’, Women’s Writing, 15 (2008), 333–47

 

Palmer, Beth, ‘“Chieftaness,” “Great Duchess,” “Editress!” “Mysterious Being!”: Performing Editorial Identities in Florence Marryat’s London Society Magazine’, Victorian Periodicals Review, 42 (2009), 136–54

 

———, ‘Florence Marryat, Theatricality and Performativity’, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 2009

 

———, Women’s Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011)

 

Tromp, Marlene, Altered States: Sex, Nation, Drugs, and Self-Transformation in Victorian Spiritualism (New York: SUNY Press, 2007)

 

Zieger, Susan Marjorie, Inventing the Addict: Drugs, Race, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century British and American Literature (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008)