At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Character: Fallen Woman

Description: The following novels have characters who are fallen women.

  1. Charles Dickens.  Oliver Twist: or, The Parish Boy's Progress.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1838.
  2. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1848.
  3. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  Ruth: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1853.
  4. Sarah R. Whitehead.  Nelly Armstrong: A Story of the Day.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1853.
  5. George Eliot.  Adam Bede.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1859.
  6. Henry Gladwyn Jebb.  Out of the Depths: The Story of a Woman's Life. A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1859.
  7. Matilda Charlotte Houstoun.  Recommended to Mercy: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1862.
  8. James McGrigor Allan.  Nobly False: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1863.
  9. Florence Marryat.  Love's Conflict.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1865.
  10. Felicia Mary Frances Skene.  Hidden Depths.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1866.
  11. Frederick William Robinson.  Poor Humanity.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1868.
  12. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Catherine: A Story.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1869.
  13. Benjamin Wentworth.  Lizzie Wentworth: A Story of Real Life.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1870.
  14. Charles Reade.  A Terrible Temptation: A Story of the Day.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1871.
  15. James Payn.  Cecil's Tryst: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872.
  16. Wilkie Collins.  The New Magdalen.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1873.
  17. Gerald Beresford Fitzgerald.  As the Fates Would have It: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1873.
  18. Martin Weld.  Hillford-on-Aire.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1878.
  19. Alexander Johnstone Wilson.  The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant.  1 vol.  Manchester: John Dale, 1885.
  20. Margaret Harkness.  A City Girl: A Realistic Story.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1887.
  21. Sarah Grand.  Ideala: A Study from Life.  1 vol.  London: E. W. Allen, 1888.
  22. Dora Russell.  Jezebel's Friends: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Spencer Blackett, 1889.
  23. Thomas Hardy.  Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman.  3 vol.  London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891.
  24. Benjamin Leopold Farjeon.  Aaron the Jew.  3 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1894.
  25. George Moore.  Esther Waters: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Walter Scott, 1894.
  26. Annie E. Holdsworth.  Joanna Traill, Spinster.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1894.
  27. Grant Allen.  The Woman Who Did.  1 vol.  London: John Lane, 1895.
  28. Sarah Grand.  The Beth Book: A Study from the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, Woman of Genius.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1897.