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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

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When information is available, titles in the database are noted with the following format, generic, setting or other tags. Select a tag to see a list of titles.

Author Series

Allen Quatermain NovelsChronicles of BarsetshireChronicles of CarlingfordPalliser NovelsWessex Novels


AlcoholicArtistAuthorCross-DresserDisabledDoctorDrug AddictFallen WomanGovernessGypsyMentally IllMusicianNurseOrphanSuicide


Crimean War (1854)Franco-Prussian War (1870)Indian Rebellion (1857)


Four-Volume NovelPublished by SubscriptionUnfinished Serializations


Adventure NovelAntivivisection FictionBigamy NovelBildungsroman (female)Bildungsroman (male)Christmas BooksCircus NovelDeceased Wife's Sister NovelDetective FictionDocumentary NovelsFactory NovelGothic NovelHistorical Novel: AncientHistorical Novel: ClassicalHistorical Novel: MedievalHistorical Novel: 16th CenturyHistorical Novel: 17th CenturyHistorical Novel: 18th CenturyHistorical Novel: 19th CenturyInvasion NovelsJewish NovelKailyard SchoolMilitary FictionMuscular SchoolNautical NovelNew Woman NovelNewgate NovelPolitical NovelPrison NovelReligious NovelsSchool NovelScience FictionSensation NovelShort Story CollectionsSilver-Fork NovelSlum FictionSocial Problem NovelSporting NovelSpy NovelsSupernatural FictionTheatre NovelUniversity Novel


Books and their SequelsMesmerism

Publisher Series

Arrowsmith's Bristol LibraryArrowsmith's Two Shilling SeriesAutonym LibraryBeadle's American Sixpenny LibraryFamily Story-Teller SeriesKeynotes SeriesPseudonym LibraryVizetelly's One-Volume Novels

Reprint Series

Broadview Editions (2017)Nineteenth-Century Fiction (2019)Oxford World's Classics (2017)Penguin Classics (2016)


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