At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Muscular School
Description: The following novels belong to a loosely-defined school exemplifying the idea of the "manly" hero, especially in racial and Christian terms.
- Charles Kingsley. Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet: An Autobiography. 2 vol. London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.
- Charles Kingsley. Yeast: A Problem. 1 vol. London: John W. Parker, 1851.
- Charles Kingsley. Westward Ho!: or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. 3 vol. London: Macmillan, 1855.
- Thomas Hughes. Tom Brown's School Days. 1 vol. London: Macmillan, 1857.
- George Alfred Lawrence. Guy Livingstone: or, Thorough. 1 vol. London: John W. Parker, 1857.
- Henry Kingsley. Ravenshoe. 3 vol. London: Macmillan, 1862.
- Charles Kingsley. Hereward, the Last of the English. 2 vol. London: Macmillan, 1866.
- George Alfred Lawrence. Brakespeare: or, The Fortunes of a Free Lance. 3 vol. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868.