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Links: Victorian and Edwardian Authors and Literature

There are literally hundreds of sites on the web pertaining to Victorian authors and literature. Therefore, to avoid reinventing the wheel, our links to individual author sites will be limited to those who are represented on this site (either through their works or through articles written about them by other Victorian authors). To locate sites for other authors, please see the section on general Victorian literature sites, below. For links to digital text collections and books online, see the Texts page.

Authors and Literature Featured on This Site

Allen, Grant
Grant Allen -
Grant Allen's writings appeared frequently in The Strand.
"My New Year's Eve Among the Mummies" -

Dickens, Charles
David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page -
Everything you could want to know about Charles Dickens, including lots of interesting historical facts about the period.
The Dickens Project -
The Dickens Page -

Doyle, Arthur Conan
221-B Baker Street -
The Chronicles of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -
A good Sherlock Holmes site, with the texts of all the stories, plus some of the pictures from the Strand versions.
Scottish Writers: The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -
A short bio with loads of links to more information. -
Sherlock Holmes Resources
A great set of links to all things Sherlockian.

O'Rell, Max
Max O'Rell -'Rell
Books by Max O'Rell can be found on the Internet Archive and Open Library sites; hard copies can be ordered vyer inexpensively on

Yonge, Charlotte Mary
The Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship -
A Website for Charlotte Mary Yonge -

General Victorian and Edwardian Literature Sites

19th-Century British and Irish Authors

Fantastic, Mysterious, and Adventurous Victoriana
Listing some of the Notable and Obscure Characters and Places of popular Victorian Fiction.

Literature of the Fantastic
Links to a host of Victorian fantasy/fantastic novels and stories.

Penny Dreadfuls

The Literary Gothic
Dedicated mainly to 19th century British art, mostly Victorian, including sculpture, painting, illustration, some architecture, and a bit of pottery and so forth. Includes a list of artists and authors, with biographies.

Romantics Unbound
A resource for cross-curricular study of Romanticism. It provides links to hundreds of online resources for the cross-curricular study of Romanticism in literature, art, and music, in addition to information about Gothicism. (Unfortunately it relies on links to hypertexts on other sites, which means that there are a lot of broken links - but the author list will help the reader determine what to look for.)

Victorian Detective Fiction: An Introduction

The Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature by Period
A huge collection of links and information.

Victorian Literature
Huge collection of links to Victorian literature and authors.

Magazine Abbreviations:
C = Chatterbox   GOP = Girl's Own Paper   S = The Strand

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