At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Theatre Novel

Description: These novels depict actors, dramatists, or theatre life.

  1. Hannah Dorothy Burdon.  The Pope and the Actor: An Historical Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1842.
  2. Thomas James Serle.  The Players: or, The Stage of Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1847.
  3. Capt. Henry Curling.  Shakspere: The Poet, the Lover, the Actor, the Man. A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1848.
  4. Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury.  The Half Sisters: A Tale.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1848.
  5. Edwina Jane Burbury.  Florence Sackville: or, Self-Dependence. An Autobiography.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1851.
  6. Annie Edwards.  The Morals of May Fair: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858.
  7. Annie Emma Challice.  The Wife's Temptation: A Tale of Belgravia.  2 vol.  London: Charles Westerton, 1859.
  8. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  The Trail of the Serpent: or, Three Times Dead.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1861.
  9. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  Aurora Floyd.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863.
  10. Thomas William Robertson.  David Garrick: A Love Story.  1 vol.  London: S. O. Beeton, 1865.
  11. Anonymous.  Off the Stage: A Story.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1867.
  12. Frances Eleanor Trollope.  Mabel's Progress: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
  13. John Daly Besemeres.  No Actress: A Stage Door-Keeper's Story.  1 vol.  London: Effingham Wilson, 1870.
  14. Emily Ernst Bell.  A First Appearance.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1872.
  15. Joseph Hatton.  Clytie: A Novel of Modern Life.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1874.
  16. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  A Strange World: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1875.
  17. May Agnes Fleming.  A Mad Marriage: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  18. Florence Marryat.  Her Father's Name: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  19. Ellen Creathorne Clayton.  Playing for Love: A Story.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  20. Helen Dickens.  Married at Last: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: C. J. Skeet, 1877.
  21. Mary A. M. Hoppus.  All the World's a Stage: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1879.
  22. Pericles Tzikos.  Paolo Gianini.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1879.
  23. Edmund John Leathes.  The Actor's Wife: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1880.
  24. Bertha Henry Buxton.  Nell--On and Off the Stage.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1880.
  25. Henry Coe Coape.  What Will Society Say?: A Story of Society and the Stage.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1880.
  26. Florence Marryat.  My Sister the Actress: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1881.
  27. Frank Barrett.  Folly Morrison: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1881.
  28. Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy.  Merely Players: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1881.
  29. Florence Marryat.  Phyllida: A Life Drama.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1882.
  30. Edith Stewart Drewry.  Only an Actress: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1883.
  31. Harriett Jay.  Through the Stage Door: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1883.
  32. Florence Marryat.  Facing the Footlights: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1883.
  33. Florence Marryat.  Peeress and Player: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1883.
  34. Wynter Frore Knight.  Teresa Marlow, Actress and Dancer: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Wyman and Sons, 1884.
  35. Blanche Roosevelt.  Stage-Struck: or, "She would be an Opera Singer".  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1884.
  36. Percy H. Fitzgerald.  Puppets: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1884.
  37. Grant Allen.  Philistia.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1884.
  38. George Moore.  A Mummer's Wife.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1885.
  39. Louise Winifred Berens.  A Woman with a Past: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1886.
  40. Mrs. G. Bigg-Wither.  Broken Sunshine: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1886.
  41. John Coleman.  The Rival Queens: A Story of the Modern Stage.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1887.
  42. Hazelton Black.  Mine Own Familiar Friend: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1887.
  43. Eva Ross Church.  An Actress's Love Story: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1888.
  44. A. E. Schlötel.  Who is Vera?: A Novel, Wherein English and Russian Lives are Interwoven.  3 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1888.
  45. Frank Hudson.  Running Double: A Story of the Stable and the Stage.  2 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.
  46. Helen Wallace.  Her Cousin Adair.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1891.
  47. Henry Herman.  A Leading Lady: A Story of the Stage.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1891.
  48. Mary Angela Dickens.  Cross Currents.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  49. Anna Cogswell Wood.  Westover's Ward.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1892.
  50. Frank Barrett.  Kitty's Father: A Romance of the Period.  3 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1893.
  51. Mabel Collins.  Juliet's Lovers.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1893.
  52. S. R. Crockett.  The Playactress.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894.
  53. James Ewing Ritchie.  Crying for the Light: or, England Fifty Years Ago.  3 vol.  London: Jarrold and Son, 1895.
  54. John Bickerdyke.  Daughters of Thespis: A Story of the Green-room.  1 vol.  London: Simpkin, 1897.
  55. Hall Caine.  The Christian: A Story.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1897.
  56. John Bickerdyke.  Her Wild Oats: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Burleigh, 1898.
  57. Leonard Merrick.  The Actor-Manager.  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1898.
  58. Bernard Capes.  Joan Brotherhood: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1900.
  59. Richard Marsh.  Ada Vernham, Actress.  1 vol.  London: John Long, 1900.
  60. Frank Frankfort Moore.  Nell Gwyn--Comedian: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1900.
  61. Gertrude Warden.  Stage Love and True Love: A Story of the Theatre.  1 vol.  London: William Stevens, 1900.