Works by Elizabeth Sewell Consulted
After Life: Sequel to "The Journal of a Home Life." London: Longmans, 1868. [Reprinted as vols. 950-51 in "Collection of British Authors Series," Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1868.]
Amy Herbert. London: Longmans, 1844; rpt. 1886. "Anglican Deaconesses," Macmillan's, 28 (Sept. 1873): 463-67.
The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell. Edinburgh: St. Giles' Printing Company, 1893.
The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell. Edited by her Niece, Eleanor L. Sewell. London: Longmans, 1907.
The Child's First History of Borne. New York: Appleton, 1849.
"Church Schools for Girls." A letter to The Guardian. London, June 12, 1878.
Conversations between Youth and Age. London: Longmans, 1896.
"Diocesan Boarding Schools for Girls." A letter to The Guardian. London, March 23, 1881.
The Earl's Daughter (1850), new ed. London: Longmans, n. d.
The Experience of Life. London: Longmans, 1852; rpt. 1886.
"An Experiment in Middle-Class Education." Macmillan's Magazine. 25 (Jan. 1872), 243-49.
Extracts from a Private Journal Kept from 1845 to 1891. Edinburgh: St. Giles' Printing Company, 1891.
A First History of Greece. New York: Appleton, 1859.
Gertrude. London: Longmans, 1845; rpt. 1886.
A Glimpse of the World, by the Author of "Amy Herbert, " etc. New York: Appleton, 1863.
History of the Early Church from the First Preaching of the Gospel to the Council of Nicea. For the Use of Young Persons. By the Author of "Amy Herbert. " New York: Appleton, I860.
Impressions of Rome, Florence and Turin. By the Author of "Amy Herbert. London: Longmans, 1862.
Ivors, or the Two Cousins. London: Longmans, 1856; rpt. 1886.
A Journal Kept During a Summer Tour, for the Children at a Village School. By the Author of "Amy Herbert, " "Gertrude, " "The Child's First History of Rome, " etc. New York: Appleton, 1852.
The Journal of a Home Life. New York: Appleton, 1867.
"Kaiser swerth and the Protestant Deaconesses," Macmillan's 21 (Jan. 1870): 229-37.
Katherine Ashton, 2 vols. By the Author of "Amy Herbert, "The Experience of Life," "Readings Preparatory to Confirmation, " etc. London: Longmans, 1854.
Laneton Parsonage. London: Longmans, 1846-48; rpt. 1886.
Letters on Daily Life. Reprinted from The "Monthly Packet". New York: E. andJ.B. Young, 1885.
Margaret Percival. Ed. Rev. William Sewell. New York: Appleton, 1847.
"Middle-Class School for Girls." A letter to The Guardian." London: Jan. 11, 1865.
"Miss Sewell's Middle School." A letter to The Guardian. London: April 8, 1868.
Note-Book of an Elderly Lady. Reprinted from "The Monthly Packet." London: Walter Smith. 1881.
Passing Thoughts on Religion. By the Author of Amy Herbert, Thoughts for the Holy Week, etc. 1860; rpt. New York: Appleton, 1862.
Poems of Bygone Years, ed. by the Author of Amy Herbert. London: Longmans, 1871.
Preparation for the Holy Communion: The Devotions Chiefly Compiled from the Works of Bishop Taylor. London: Longmans, 1864.
Principles of Education Drawn from Nature and Revelation and applied to Female Education in the Upper Classes (1865). Rpt. New York: Appleton, 1866.
Readings for Every Day in Lent. Compiled from the Writings of Bishop Jeremy Taylor. By the Author of "Amy Herbert," "The Child's First History of Rome," etc, (1851). Rpt. New York: Daniel Dana, Jr., 1859.
"The Reign of Pedantry in Girls' Schools." The Nineteenth Century 23 (Feb. 1888): 216-38.
Questions of the Day. The Monthly Packet. N. S. 11-17 (June, 1871-May, 1874).
Thoughts for the Age. By the Author of Amy Herbert, etc. London: Longmans, 1870.
Ursula, A Tale of Country Life. By the Author of "Amy Herbert," "Ivors, "etc. 2 vols.New York: Appleton, 1858.
"What Can Be Done for our Young Servants?" The Monthly Packet. N.S. 13 (May, 1872): 404-15.
Additional Publications of Elizabeth M. Sewell
An Address to Elder Girls for the Year 1894: "Gather Up the Fragments that Remain that Nothing be Lost." Ventnor: Medley Printer, 1893.
Answer to the Education Questions. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1859.
A Catechism of English History. Ed. E. M. Sewell. London: Longmans, 1872.
A Catechism of the History of Greece. London: Longmans, 1874.
A Catechism of Roman History. London: Longmans, 1873.
Slater's Sententiae Chronologicae. Revised and much enlarged by E. M. Sewell, 1868.
Some Last Words of the Rev. W. Sewell, D.D. Being a Brief Review of Certain Controverted Religious Questions. With a Prefatory Notice by his Sister. London: Rivingtons, 1876.
Stories Illustrative of the Lord's Prayer. Ed. by a Clergyman. London: James Burns, 1843. Rpt. from The Cottagers' Monthly Visitor, 1840.
Thoughts for the Holy Week for Young Persons. London: J. H. Parker & Sons, 1857.
"Was It a Dream?" and "The New Churchyard." London: Joseph Masters, 1849.
Other Works Consulted
Adamson, John William. English Education 1789-1902. Cambridge: University Press, 1930.
Anon. Review of Amy Herbert, by a Lady. The Athenæum, no. 855 (March 16, 1844), p. 247.
Anon. Review of Amy Herbert. The Spectator (March 2, 1844): 210.
Anon. Review of The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell, Edited by her Niece, Eleanor L. Sewell. The Athenæum, no. 4176 (Nov. 9, 1907): 576-77.
Anon. Review of Cleve Hall, by Miss Sewell. Critical Notices, The North American Review, 71 (Oct. 1855): 543-44.
Anon. Review of The Earl's Daughter. The Athenæum, no. 1182 (June 22, 1850): 655.
Anon. Review of Margaret Percival. The Athenæum, no. 1002 (Jan. 9, 1847): 42-43.
Anon. Review of Margaret Percival. Publications Received. The Spectator, no. 966 (Jan. 2, 1847), 18.
Anon. Review of Elizabeth M. Sewell's Outline History of Italy. "School-Books." The Athenæum, no. 3557 (Dec. 28, 1895), 899.
Archer, R. L. Secondary Education in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: University Press, 1921.
Arnold, Matthew. Complete Prose Works. Ed. R. H. Super. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1972.
Baker, Joseph Ellis. The Novel and the Oxford Movement. Princeton: University Press, 1932.
______. The Reinterpretation of Victorian Literature. New York: Russell and Russell, 1962.
Banks, J. A. and Olive. Feminism and Family Planning in Victorian England. New York: Schocken Books, 1964.
Battiscombe, Georgina and Marghanita Laski. A Chaplet for Charlotte Yonge. London: Cresset Press, 1965.
Beale, Dorothea. "Girls' Schools Past and Present. " The Nineteenth Century, 23 (April, 1888), 541-54.
Beale, Dorothea, Lucy H. M. Soulsby, and Jane Frances Dove. Work and Play in Girls' Schools. By Three Head Mistresses. London: Longmans, 1898.
Booth, Wayne C. The Rhetoric of Fiction. Chicago: University Press, 1961.
Brightfield, Myron. Victorian England and its Novels, 1840-1870. Los Angeles: University of California Library, 1968.
Brittain, Vera. Lady into Woman. London: Andrew Dakers, 1953.
Brontë, Anne. Agnes Grey (1847). Rpt. London: Cassell, 1966.
Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre (1847). Bpt. New York: Dell, 1971.
________. Shirley (1849). Rpt. London: Oxford World's Classics, 1969.
________. Shirley (1849). Rpt. London: Oxford World's Classics, Villette (1853). Rpt. London: Panther, 1970.
Brown, C. K. Francis. The Church's Part in Education, 1833-1941. London,S.P.C.K., 1942.
Burstall, Sara Annie. English High Schools for Girls: Their Aims, Organisation, and Management. London: Longmans, 1907.
Butler, Joseph. The Analogy of Religion (1736). Rpt. New York; Frederick Ungar, 1961.
Butler, Josephine Elizabeth, ed. Woman's Work and Woman's Culture: A Series of Essays. London: Macmillan, 1869.
Chadwick, Owen. The Victorian Church, Parts I and II. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1970.
Chapman, Raymond. The Victorian Debate: English Literature and Society, 1832-1901. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1968.
Church, Richard W. The Oxford Movement: Twelve Years, 1833-1845 (1891). Rpt. Chicago: University Press, 1970.
Clarke, A[my]. K.[ayJ. A History of the Cheltenham Ladies' College 1853-1953. London: Faber, 1953.
Clough, Anne J. "Hints on the Organisation of Girls' Schools. " Macmillan's Magazine 14 (Oct. 1866): 435-39.
Cobbe, Frances Power. Life of Frances Power Cobbe, By Herself, 2 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1894 and 1904.
_____. "The Little Health of Ladies." Contemporary Review 31 (Jan. 1878): 276-96.
Colby, Robert A. Fiction with a Purpose: Major and Minor Nineteenth Century Novels. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1967.
Coleridge, Christabel. Charlotte Mary Yonge; Her Life and Letters. London: Macmillan, 1903.
Cruickshank, Marjorie. Church and State in English Education: 1870 to the Present Day. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1963.
Cruse, Amy. The Victorians and Their Reading. Boston: Houghton Mifllin, 1935."
Curtis, Stanley James. History of Education in Great Britain. London: University Tutorial Press, 1967.
Curtis S. J. and M. E. A. Boultwood. A Short History of Educational Ideas. 2nd ed. London: University Tutorial Press, 1953. Rpt. 1958.
Darton, Frederick Joseph Harvey. Children's Books in England: Five Centuries of Social-Life. Cambridge: University Press, 1932.
Davies, Emily. The Higher Education of Women. London: Alexander Strahan, 1866.
[Davies, James]. "Female Education." Review of Principles of Education and Woman's Mission. The Quarterly Review 119 (Jan.-April, 1866): 499-515.
Dennis, Barbara. "The Two Voices of Charlotte Yonge." The Durham University Journal, 65 (March, 1973): 181-88.
Dickens, Charles. Bleak House (1852). Boston: James R. Osgood, 1874.
Dictionary of National Biography, Supplement, 1901-1911. Ed. Sidney Lee. Oxford: University Press, 1912. Rpt. 1951.
Drummond, Andrew L. The Churches in English Fiction. Leicester: Edgar Backus, 1950.
Dunbar, Janet. The Early Victorian Woman: Some Aspects of her Life, 1837-57. London: Harrap, 1953.
Edgeworth, R. L. and Maria. Practical Education. London: J. Johnson, 1798.
Ewbank, Inga-Stina. Their Proper Sphere: A Study of the Brontë Sisters as Early-Victorian Female Novelists. London: Edward Arnold, 1966
Fraser, Mrs. Hugh [Mary Crawford]. A Diplomatist's Wife in Many Lands. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1910.
Fullerton, Lady Georgiana. Ellen Middleton 2nd ed. 3 vols. London: Edward Moxon, 1854.
"The Funeral of Miss Elizabeth Sewell, August 22, 1906." Isle of Wight Mercury, Ltd., Ventnor, I.W., August, 1906.
Hagstotz, Hilda Boettcher. The Educational Theories of John Ruskin. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1942.
Harrison, Brian. "For Church, Queen and Family: The Girls' Friendly Society 1874-1920." Past and Present No. 61 (Nov. 1973): 107-3
Burgess, H. J. Enterprise in Education. London: S.P.C.K., 1958.
Heeney, Brian. Mission to the Middle Classes. London: S.P.C.K., 1969.
Houghton, Walter E. The Victorian Frame of Mind, 1830-1870. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1957
Hughes, Thomas. Tom Brown at Oxford (1861). Rpt. New York: Belford, 1880.
"Ivors and Other Tales, by the Author or Amy Herbert." The Christian Remembrancer 33 (June, 1857): 291-348.
James, Lionel. A Forgotten Genius; Sewell of St. Columba's and Radley. London: Faber, 1945.
Jeaffreson, John Cordy. Novels and Novelists. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858.
Kamm, Josephine. Hope Deferred: Girls' Education in English History. London: Methuen, 1965.
________ How Different From Us: A Biography of Miss Buss and >Miss Beale. London: The Bodley Head, 1958.
Leavis, Q. D. "Charlotte Yonge and 'Christian Discrimination'" Scrutiny 12 (1944): 152-60.
Maison, Margaret. Search Your Soul, Eustace: A Survey of the Religious Novel in the Victorian Age. London: Sheed and Ward, 1961.
Mare, Margaret and Alicia C. Percival. Victorian Best-Seller: The World of Charlotte M. Yonge. London: Harrap, 1949.
Masefield, Muriel. Women Novelists from Fanny Burney to George Eliot. London: Nicholson and Watson, 1934.
Midwinter, Eric Clare. Nineteenth-Century Education. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
More, Hannah. "Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education." Works of Hannah More. 2 vols. London: Cadell & Davies, 1799.
Mossner, Ernest C. Bishop Butler and The Age of Reason. New York: The Macmillan Co., l^o.
[Mozley, Harriett]. The Fairy Bower, or The History of a Month. 3rd English ed. New York: Appleton, 1847.
Mozley, Rev. T. A. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement. 2 vols. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1882.
"Mr. and Miss Sewell: Authors of Hawkestone [sic], Mary [sic] Herbert, etc./span>" Rpt. from the Churchman's Family Magazine in Littell's Living Age 88 (Jan.-March, 1866): 449-57.
Obituary, Miss Sewell. Times, August 18, 1906, p. 4.
Oliphant, Mrs. [Margaret] and others. Women Novelists of Queen Victoria's Reign. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1897.
Owen, Mountague Charles. The Sewells of the Isle of Wight. Manchester: Manchester Courier, Ltd., 1906.
[Palfrey, Sarah H., pseud. E. Foxton]. "Miss Sewell's Novels. " The Christian Examiner 62 (Sept., 1854): 185-208.
Pestalozzi, Johann Heinrich. How Gertrude Teaches Her Children (1801). 2nd ed., tr. Lucy E. Holland and Frances C. Turner. Ed. Ebenezer Cooke. Rpt. Syracuse, New York: C. W. Bardeen, 1898.
________. Leonard and Gertrude (1781), tr. and abr. Eva Channing. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1885.
Pinney, Thomas, ed. Essays of George Eliot. New York: Columbia University, 1963.
"Puseyite Novels." Prospective Review, 6 (1850), 512-34.
Raikes, Elizabeth. Dorothea Beale of Cheltenham. London: Archibald Constable, 1908.
Reardon, Bernard. From Coleridge to Gore. London: Longmans, 1971.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Emile (1762), tr. Barbara Foxley. Rpt. London: J. M. Dent, 1961.
Ruskin, John. Works. Ed. E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. New York: Longmans, 1903-1912.
Saintsbury, George. The English Novel (1913). Rpt. London: J. M. Dent, 1931.
Schupf, Harriet Warm. "Single Women and Social Reform in Mid-Nineteenth Century England: The Case of Mary Carpenter. " Victorian Studies, 17 (March, 1974): 301-17.
[Sewell, William.] Hawkstone, 2 vols. London: John Murray, 1845.
Sewell, William. Reminiscences, 3 vols. MS, 1866-1874.
Simon, Brian. Studies in the History of Education 1780-1870. London: Laurence & Wishart, I960.
Sturt, Mary. The Education of the People. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1967.
Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Newcomes (1855), 2 vols. Rpt. London: Smith, Elder, 1869.
Thompson, David M., ed. Nonconformity in the Nineteenth Century. Birth of Modern Britain Series, ed. A. E. Dysonand, R. T. Shannon. Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972.
Thomson, Patricia. The Victorian Heroine. London: Oxford University Press, 1956.
Tillotson, Geoffrey and Kathleen. Mid-Victorian Studies. London: Athlone, 1965.
[Torrey, Elizabeth]. "Sewell's Religious Novels." North American Review 65 (Oct. 1847): 348-66.
Warre-Cornish, Francis. The English Church in the Nineteenth Century. 2 vols. London: Macmillan, 1910.
Whitehead, C[atherine]. M. Recollections of Miss Elizabeth Sewell and her Sisters. Ventnor, Isel of Wight: Knight's Library, 1910.
Whitehead, John L. The Undercliff of the Isle of Wight Past and Present. Ventnor, LW.: Knight's Library, 1911.
Willis, Pauline. An Anglo-American Memoir, with Preface by Sir Philip Gibbs. Winchcombe, 1953.
Wittrock, Verna Dorothy. "The Re-Emergence of Realism in the Minor English Domestic Novel, 1817-1850." Diss. University of Illinois, 1957.
Wordsworth, Christopher. Theophilus Anglicanus, or Manual of Instruction on the Church and the Anglican Branch of It, llthed. London: Gilbert and Rivington Printers, 1873.
Yonge, Charlotte M. The Clever Woman of the Family (1865). London: Macmillan, 1882.
Yonge, Charlotte M. The Daisy Chain (1856). Rpt. London: Macmillan, 1880.
-______. The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain (1864). (Rpt. London: Macmillan, 1882.
Young, G. M. Victorian England: Portrait of an Age. London: Oxford University Press, 1936.
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