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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: M. P. Shiel

Author: M. P. Shiel (1865–1947)

Alternate Name(s): Matthew Phipps Shiel (legal name)

Biography: Novelist. See entry in DNB or Sutherland. For a recent discovery about Shiel's life, see MacLeod.

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References: DNB; Kirsten MacLeod, "M.P. Shiel and the Love of Pubescent Girls: The Other 'Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name,'" English Literature in Transition 51.4 (2008): 355–80; NCBEL; Sutherland

Fiction Titles:

  1. Prince Zaleski.  1 vol.  London: John Lane, 1895.
  2. Shapes in the Fire: Being a Midwinter-night's Entertainment in Two Part and an Interlude.  1 vol.  London: John Lane, 1896.
  3. The Rajah's Sapphire: "From a plot given him viva voce by W.T. Stead".  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1896.
  4. The Yellow Danger.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1898.
  5. Cold Steel.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1899.
  6. Contraband of War: A Tale of the Hispano-American Struggle.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1899.
  7. The Man-Stealers: An Incident in the Life of the Iron Duke.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1900.
  8. The Purple Cloud.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1901.
  9. The Lord of the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1901.