Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897)

Alternate Name(s): Wilson (maiden name); Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (legal name); Mrs. Oliphant (familiar name)

Biography: Novelist and biographer. Sister of novelist William Wilson and cousin of novelist Annie Louisa Walker. See entry in DNB or Sutherland.

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References: John Stock Clarke, Margaret Oliphant: A Bibliography (University of Queensland, 1986); DNB; Elisabeth Jay, Mrs. Oliphant: A Fiction to Herself (Oxford, 1995); NCBEL; Sutherland

Titles:

  1. Passages in the Life of Mrs. Margaret Maitland.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1849.
  2. Merkland: A Story of Scottish Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1851.
  3. John Drayton: Being a History of the Early Life and Development of a Liverpool Engineer.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1851.
  4. Caleb Field: A Tale of the Puritans.  1 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1851.
  5. Memoirs and Resolutions of Adam Graeme, of Mossgray.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1852.
  6. The Melvilles: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1852.
  7. Ailieford: A Family History.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1853.
  8. Harry Muir: A Story of Scottish Life.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1853.
  9. Katie Stewart: A True Story.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1853.
  10. Magdalen Hepburn: A Story of the Scottish Reformation.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854.
  11. The Quiet Heart.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1854.
  12. Lilliesleaf: Being a Concluding Series of Passages in the Life of Mrs. Margaret Maitland.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855.
  13. Zaidee: A Romance.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1856.
  14. Christian Melville.  1 vol.  London: David Bogue, 1856.
  15. The Days of my Life: An Autobiography.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1857.
  16. The Athelings: or, The Three Gifts.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1857.
  17. The Laird of Norlaw: A Scottish Story.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858.
  18. Orphans: A Chapter in a Life.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858.
  19. Agnes Hopetoun's Schools and Holidays: The Experiences of a Little Girl.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1859.
  20. Lucy Crofton.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1860.
  21. The House on the Moor.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
  22. The Last of the Mortimers: A Story in Two Voices.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1862.
  23. Salem Chapel.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1863.
  24. Heart and Cross.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863.
  25. The Rector and The Doctor's Family.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1863.
  26. The Perpetual Curate.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1864.
  27. Agnes.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1865.
  28. Miss Marjoribanks.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1866.
  29. Madonna Mary: A Story of Modern English Life.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1866.
  30. A Son of the Soil.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1866.
  31. Brownlows.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1868.
  32. The Minister's Wife.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1869.
  33. The Three Brothers.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1870.
  34. John: A Love Story.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1870.
  35. Squire Arden.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1871.
  36. At his Gates: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872.
  37. Ombra.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1872.
  38. Innocent: A Tale of Modern Life.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1873.
  39. May.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1873.
  40. For Love and Life.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1874.
  41. A Rose in June.  2 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1874.
  42. The Story of Valentine and his Brother.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1875.
  43. Whiteladies.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  44. Phoebe Junior: A Last Chronicle of Carlingford.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1876.
  45. The Curate in Charge.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1876.
  46. Carità.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1877.
  47. Mrs. Arthur.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1877.
  48. Young Musgrave.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1877.
  49. The Primrose Path.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1878.
  50. Within the Precincts.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1879.
  51. The Greatest Heiress in England.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1879.
  52. He That Will Not When He May.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1880.
  53. A Beleaguered City: Being a Narrative of Certain Recent Events in the City of Semur.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1880.
  54. Harry Jocelyn.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1881.
  55. In Trust: The Story of a Lady and Her Lover.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1882.
  56. A Little Pilgrim in the Unseen.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1882.
  57. Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1883.
  58. It was a Lover and his Lass.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1883.
  59. The Ladies Lindores.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1883.
  60. Sir Tom.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1884.
  61. The Wizard's Son: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1884.
  62. Madam.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1885.
  63. The Stories of the Seen and Unseen.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1885.
  64. A Country Gentleman and his family.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1886.
  65. A House Divided Against Itself.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1886.
  66. Effie Ogilvie: The Story of a Young Life.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1886.
  67. Oliver's Bride: A True Story.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1886.
  68. The Son of his Father.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1887.
  69. Joyce: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1888.
  70. The Second Son: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1888.
  71. Cousin Mary.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1888.
  72. The Land of Darkness: Along with Some Further Chapters in the Experiences of The Little Pilgrim.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1888.
  73. Neighbours on the Green.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1889.
  74. A Poor Gentleman.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1889.
  75. Lady Car: The Sequel of a Life.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1889.
  76. The Duke's Daughter, and The Fugitives.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1890.
  77. Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1890.
  78. The Mystery of Mrs. Blencarrow.  1 vol.  London: Spencer Blackett, 1890.
  79. Sons and Daughters: A Novel.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1890.
  80. Janet: The Story of a Governess.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1891.
  81. The Railway Man and His Children.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1891.
  82. The Cuckoo in the Nest: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1892.
  83. The Marriage of Elinor.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1892.
  84. The Heir Presumptive and the Heir Apparent.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1892.
  85. Diana Trelawny: The History of a Great Mistake.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1892.
  86. The Sorceress: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1893.
  87. Lady William.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1893.
  88. A House in Bloomsbury.  2 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1894.
  89. The Prodigals and Their Inheritance.  2 vol.  London: Methuen, 1894.
  90. Who Was Lost and Is Found: A Novel.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1894.
  91. The Two Strangers.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894.
  92. Sir Robert's Fortune: The Story of a Scotch Moor.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1895.
  93. "Dies Irae": The Story of a Spirit in Prison.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1895.
  94. The Two Marys.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1896.
  95. Old Mr Tredgold.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1896.
  96. The Unjust Steward: or, The Minister's Debt.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1896.
  97. The Ways of Life: Two Stories.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1897.
  98. The Lady's Walk.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1897.
  99. A Widow's Tale and Other Stories.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1898.
  100. That Little Cutty and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1898.