At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Factory Novel

Description: The following novels depict characters who work in or own factories and the social problems associated with industrialization.

  1. Frances Milton Trollope.  Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1840.
  2. Benjamin Disraeli.  Sybil: or, The Two Nations.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.
  3. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1848.
  4. Charlotte Brontë.  Shirley: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1849.
  5. Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury.  Marian Withers.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1851.
  6. Charles Dickens.  Hard Times: For These Times.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854.
  7. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  North and South.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1855.
  8. Edward Campbell Tainsh.  Crowned.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1868.
  9. Isabella Banks.  The Manchester Man.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1872.
  10. William Bury Westall.  Birch Dene: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1889.
  11. William Hale White.  Catharine Furze: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.