Novels Online 2017-06-06T15:09:04+00:00

Novels-On-Line is an ongoing project making freely accessible full-text transcripts of some of the rarest works in the Chawton House Library collection.

Novels OnlineThese texts, which explore such broad-ranging themes as satire, slavery, marriage, witchcraft and piracy, signal the rich texture and innovative character of women’s writing in the period 1600 to 1830. In bringing these little-known novels to a wider audience, it is hoped to stimulate interest in these works amongst a new generation of readers and to encourage critical scholarship of some of the more obscure texts and authors represented in the collection.

Please note that the texts are completely unedited and have been copied from the originals as accurately as possible. Even obvious printer errors have been retained.

Anonymous novels

 

Novels and Plays, Alphabetical