CRITICAL SUMMARIES

Bibliography of Criticism Relating to Nonconformist WomenWriters 
and Women's Literary Studies, 1650-1850


Aalders, Cynthia Y. To Express the Ineffable: The Hymns and Spirituality of Anne Steele. Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press, 2008.

Armitage, Doris Mary. The Taylors of Ongar. Cambridge: W. Heffer, 1939.

Armstrong, Isobel, and Virginia Blain, ed. Women’s Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of a Canon, 1730–1820. London: Centre for English Studies, University of London, 1999.

Arnold, Richard. “A ‘Veil of Interposing Night’: The Hymns of Anne Steele (1717–78).” Christian Scholar’s Review 18 (1989): 371–87.

Ashfield, Andrew, ed. Women Poets 1770–1838: An Anthology. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1995.

Backscheider, Paula.  Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Their Poetry:  Inventing Agency, Inventing Genre.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins UP, 2005. 

Backscheider, Paula R., and Catherine E. Ingrassia, ed. British Women Poets of the Long Eighteenth Century: An Anthology. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Bailey, Albert Edward. The Gospel in Hymns: Backgrounds and Interpretations. New York: Scribner’s, 1950.

Bannet, Eve Tavor. The Domestic Revolution: Enlightenment Feminisms and the Novel.  Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Press, 2000.

Barker, Hannah, and Elaine Chalus, ed. Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities. London and New York: Longman, 1997.

Barros, Carolyn A., and Johanna M. Smith, Life-Writings by British Women 1660-1850. An Anthology. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2000. 

Batchelor, Jennie. "Influence, Intertextuality and Agency: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers and the Politics of Remembering." Women's Writing 20.1 (2013): 1-12.

Batchelor, Jeannie, and Cora Kaplan, eds. “Introduction.” British Women’s Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, Politics and History. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005.  1-15.

Beale, Catherine Hutton. Catherine Hutton and her Friends. Birmingham: Cornish Bros., 1895.

Beale, Catherine Hutton. Reminiscences of a Gentlewoman of the Last Century: Letters of Catherine Hutton. Birmingham: Cornish Bros., 1891.

Behrendt, Stephen C. British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.  

Benson, Louis F. The English Hymn: Its Development and Use in Worship. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1915.

Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, ed. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

Bloom, Lynn Z. "'I Write for Myself and Strangers’: Private Diaries as Public Documents.”  Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women’s Diaries. Ed. Suzanne L. Bunkers and Cynthia A. Huff. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. 23-37.

Boyd, Diane E., and Marta Kvande, ed. Everyday Revolutions: Eighteenth-Century Women Transforming Public and Private. University of Delaware Press, 2008. 

Brant, Clare. “Varieties of Women’s Writing.” In Vivien Jones, ed., Women and Literature in Britain 1700-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge UP,  2000. 285-305.

Breen, Jennifer.  “Women Poets of the Romantic Period.”  Literature of the Romantic Period: A Bibliographical Guide. Ed. Michael O’Neill.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. 181-91.

Breen, Jennifer, ed. Women Romantic Poets 1785–1832: An Anthology. London: J. M. Dent, 1992.

Bridell-Fox, E. F.  Sarah Flower Adams: A Memoir, and Her Hymns. Also, The Flock at the Fountain, (a catechism for children).  London: Christian Life Publishing Company, 1894. 

Briggs, J.H.Y. "She-Preachers, Widows, and other Women: The Feminine Dimension in Baptist Life since 1600." Baptist Quarterly 31 (1985-86): 331-52.

Brooks, Marilyn L., ed. The Correspondence (1779–1843) of Mary Hays, British Novelist. Lewiston, ME: Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.

Broome, John. A Bruised Reed: The Life and Times of Anne Steele. Harpenden: Gospel Standard Trust Publications, 2007.

Bunkers, Suzanne L., and Cynthia A. Huff, eds. “Issues in Studying Women’s Diaries: A Theoretical and Critical Introduction.” Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women’s Diaries. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1996. 1-20.

Burrage, Henry. Baptist Hymn Writers and Their Hymns. Portland, ME: Brown, Thurston, & Co., 1888.

Caldwell, Patricia. The Puritan Conversion Narrative: The Beginnings of American Expression. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Camden, Vera, ed. The Narrative of the Persecutions of Agnes Beaumont. East Lansing: Colleagues Press, 1992.

Clapp, Elizabeth J., and Julie Roy Jeffrey, ed. Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Coleman, Deirdre.  “Conspicuous Consumption: White Abolitionism and English Women’s Protest Writing in the 1790s.” ELH 61 (1994): 341-62.

Coleman, Deirdre. “Firebrands, Letters and Flowers: Mrs. Barbauld and the Priestleys.” Russell and Tuite, 82–103.

Corfield, Kenneth. “Elizabeth Heyrick: Radical Quaker.” Religion in the Lives of English Women, 1760–1930, ed. Gail Malmgreen. London and Sydney: Croom Helm, 1986, 41–67.

Culley, Amy. “Introduction.” British Women’s Life Writing, 1760-1840.  Houndmills, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 1-38.

Culley, Margo, ed. A Day at a Time: The Diary Literature of American Women from 1764 to the Present. New York: Feminist Press, 1985.

D’Monte, Rebecca, and Nicole Pohl, eds. “Introduction.” Female Communities, 1600-1800: Literary Visions and Cultural Realities. New York: St Martin’s Press, 2000. 1-27.  

Doody, Margaret Anne. “Women Poets of the Eighteenth Century.” Women and Literature in Britain 1700-1800, ed. Vivien Jones. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000.  217-37.

Dowd, Michelle M., and Julie A. Eckerle, eds. “Introduction." Genre and Women’s Life Writing in Early Modern England. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007. 1-16.  

Ellis, John Harvard, ed. The Works of Anne Bradstreet in Prose and Verse. Charleston, MA: Abraham E. Cutter, 1867.

Ezell, Margaret. “The Posthumous Publication of Women’s Manuscripts and the History of Authorship.” Women’s Writing and the Circulation of Ideas: Manuscript Publication in England, 1550–1800, ed. George L. Justice and Nathan Tinker. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 121-36.

Ezell, Margaret. “The Social Author:  Manuscript Culture, Writers, and Readers.” Social Authorship and the Advent of Print. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins U P, 1999. 1-44.

Ezell, Margaret. "The Tedious Chase: Writing Women's Literary History in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries." Writing Women's Literary  History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press,1993. 1-38. 

Ezell, Margaret. Writing Women’s Literary History. Chs. 2-4. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993.  

Favret, Mary A. Romantic Correspondence: Women, Politics and the Fiction of Letters.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 

Feldman, Paula, and Theresa M. Kelley, ed. Romantic Women Writers: Voices and Countervoices/. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1995.

Feldman, Paula, ed. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Ferguson, Moira. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: Nation, Class, and Gender. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.

Ferguson, Moira. “‘The Cause of My Sex’: Mary Scott and the Female Literary Tradition.” Huntington Library Quarterly 50 (1987): 359–77.

Franklin, Penelope. Private Pages: Diaries of American Women, 1830s-1970s New York: Ballantine Books, 1986.

Freeman, Curtis. A Company of Women Preachers: Baptist Prophetesses in Seventeenth-Century England. A Reader. Baylor University Press, 2011. 

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Imagination. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979.

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar, ed. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Tradition in English. New York: Norton, 1985.

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar, ed. Shakespeare’s Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979.

Grant, Charlotte.  “Women Poets and Their Writing in Eighteenth-Century Britain.” A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry, ed. Christine Gerrard. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.  111-26.

Green, Katherine Sobba.  The Courtship Novel 1740-1830: A Feminized Genre.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1991.

Greer, Germaine. “Changing Fashions in Anthologies of Women’s Poetry.” Times Literary Supplement (June 30, 1995): 78.

Griffin, Julia, ed. Anne Steele, Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional (1780). Vol. 1 of Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840, gen. ed. Timothy Whelan.  

Griffin, Julia, ed. Anne Steele, Miscellaneous Pieces in Verse and Prose (1780), Verses for Children (1788), and Unpublished Poetry, Prose and Correspondence of Anne Steele. Vol. 2 of Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840.

Grundy, Isobel. “(Re)discovering Women’s Texts.” Women and Literature in Britain 1700-1800, ed. Vivien Jones. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.  179–96.

Guest, Harriet. “Eighteenth-Century Femininity: A Supposed Sexual Character.” Women and Literature in Britain 1700-1800, ed. Vivien Jones. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 46-68.

Guest, Harriet. Small Change: Women, Learning, Patriotism, 1750-1810.  Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Hill, Bridget, ed.  Eighteenth-Century Women: An Anthology. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1984.

Hill, Bridget. Women Alone: Spinsters in England 1660–1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Hilton, Mary. “’Child of Reason’: Anna Barbauld and the Origins of Progressive Pedagogy.” Practical visionaries: Women, education and social progress 1790-1930, ed. Mary Hilton and Pam Hirsch. Harlow: Longman, 2000.

Hindmarsh, Bruce. The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Holladay, Gae, ed. The Female Advocate; A Poem. Occasioned by Reading Mr. Duncombe’s Feminead (1774). Augustan Reprint Society Publication Number 224, Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1984.

Hufton, Olwen. “Women without Men: Widows and Spinsters in Britain and France in the Eighteenth Century.” Journal of Family History 9 (1984): 355–76.

James, Sharon. In Trouble and in Joy: Four Women Who Lived for God. Darlington: Evangelical Press, 2003.

Janowitz, Anne“Amiable and Radical Sociability: Anna Barbauld’s ‘free familiar conversation.’” In Gillian Russell and Clara Tuite, ed. Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture in Britain, 1770–1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 62-81.

Jelinek, Estelle C. Women’s Autobiography: Essays in Criticism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980.

Johnson, Claudia L. Equivocal beings: Politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Jones, Vivien, ed. Women and Literature in Britain 1700–1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Justice, George L., and Nathan Tinker, eds. "Introduction." Women’s Writing and the Circulation of Ideas: Manuscript Publication in England, 1550-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002.

Keane, Angela. Women Writers and the English Nation in the 1790s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Keeble, N. H. The Literary Culture of Nonconformity in Later Seventeenth-Century England. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

Keener, Frederick M., and Susan E. Lorsch, ed. Eighteenth-Century Women and the Arts. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Kelley, Theresa M. "Women, Gender, and Literary Criticism." The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism. Volume 5: Romanticism, ed. Marshall Brown. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000. 321-37.

Kelly, Gary, gen. ed. Bluestocking Feminism: Writings of the Bluestocking Circle, 1738–1785. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Kelly, Gary. “General Introduction.” Elizabeth Montagu, ed. Elizabeth Eger.  Vol. 1 of Bluestocking Feminism: Writings of the Bluestocking Circle, 1738-1785, gen. ed. Gary Kelly. 6 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999. ix-liv.

Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1927.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.

Kienzie, Beverley Mayne, and Pamela J. Walker, ed. Women Preachers and Prophets through Two Millennia of Christianity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998.

Kinnell, Margaret. "Early Texts used by Children." International Companion Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature, ed. Peter Hunt. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. 141-51.

Krueger, Christine. The Reader’s Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1992.

Labbe, Jacqueline M. “Introduction:  Defining ‘Women’s Writing’; or, Writing ‘The History.’”  The History of British Women's Writing, ed. Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan. Vol. 5, ed. Jacqueline M. Labbe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 1-26.

Levy, Michelle. “Women and Print Culture, 1750-1830.”  The History of British Women's Writing, ed. Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan. Vol. 5, ed. Jacqueline M. Labbe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 29-45. Print.

Lonsdale, Roger.  "Introduction." Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology.  Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989. 

Looser, Devoney. “Why I’m still Writing Women’s Literary History.” Minnesota Review 71/72 (2008): 220-27. 

Mack, Phyllis. “In a Female Voice: Preaching and Politics in Eighteenth-Century British Quakerism. Women Preachers and Prophets through Two Millennia of Christianity, ed. Beverley Mayne Kienzie and Pamela J. Walker. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998. 24865.

Mack, Phyllis. Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in Seventeenth-Century England. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1995.

Maison, Margaret. “‘Thine, only Thine’: Women Hymn Writers in Britain, 1760–1835.” Religion in the Lives of English Women, 1760–1930. ed. Gail Malmgreen. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986, 11–40.

Marshall, Madeleine Forell. The Poetry of Elizabeth Singer Rowe (1674–1737). New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1987.

McCarthy, William, and Elizabeth Kraft, ed. Anna Letitia Barbauld: Selected Poetry and Prose. Peterborough, ON: Broadview, 2002.

McCarthy, William, and Elizabeth Kraft, ed. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1994.

Mee, Jon. Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762-1830. Oxford: OUP, 2011.

Mee, Jon. “‘Reciprocal expressions of kindness’: Robert Merry, Della Cruscanism and the Limits of Sociability.” Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture in Britain, 1770-1840. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002. 104-20.

Mellor, Anne K. “The Female Poet and the Poetess: Two Traditions of British Women’s Poetry, 17801830. Armstrong and Blain 8198. 

Mellor, Anne. Mothers of the Nation: Women’s Political Writing in England, 1780–1830. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2002.

Mellor, Anne K., Felicity Nussbaum, and Jonathan F. S. Post, ed. Forging Connections: Women’s Poetry from the Renaissance to Romanticism. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2002.

Midgley, Clare. Women against Slavery: The British Campaigns, 1780–1870. London: Routledge, 1992.

Midgley, Clare. “The Dissenting Voice of Elizabeth Heyrick: An Exploration of the Links Between Gender, Religious Dissent, and Anti-Slavery Radicalism.” Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865, ed. Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, 98–100.

Miller, Josiah. Singers and Songs of the Church. 2nd ed. London: Longmans, 1869.

Moers, Ellen. Literary Women: The Great Writers. New York: Doubleday, 1976.

Mullan, John. “Scott, Mary (1751/2–1793).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Music, David. A., and Paul A. Richard, ed. “I Will Sing the Wondrous Story”: A History of Baptist Hymnody in North America. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2008.

Myers, Mitzi. "Hannah More's Tracts for the Times: Social Fiction and Female Ideology." In Fetter'd or Free? British Women Novelists, 1670-1815, ed. Mary Anne Schofield and Cecilia Macheski. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1986. 264-74.

Nussbaum, Felicity. "Eighteenth-Century Women’s Autobiographical Commonplaces." The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women’s Autobiographical Writings, ed. Shari Benstock. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1988. 147-71.

Nussbaum, Felicity. The Autobiographical Subject: Gender and Ideology in Eighteeth-Century England. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

Pearson, Jacqueline. Women’s Reading in Britain, 1750-1835. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999.

Perry, Ruth. Women, Letters, and the Novel. New York: AMS Press, 1980.

Poovey, Mary. The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984.

Prescott, Sarah. “Provincial Networks, Dissenting Connections, and Noble Friends: Elizabeth Singer Rowe and Female Authorship in Early Eighteenth-Century England.” Eighteenth-Century Life 25 (2001): 29–42.

Reeves, Marjorie. “Jane Attwater’s Diaries.” Pilgrim Pathways: Essays in Baptist History in Honour of B. R. White, ed. William H. Brackney. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1999, 207–22.

Reeves, Marjorie. “Literary Women in Eighteenth-Century Nonconformist Circles.” Culture and the Nonconformist Tradition, ed. Alan Kreider and Jane Shaw. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1999, 7–24.

Reeves, Marjorie.  Pursuing the Muses: Female Education and Nonconformist Culture 1700-1900. London: Leicester University Press, 2000.

Rivers, Isabel, and David Wykes, ed. Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Robertson, Fiona, ed. Women’s Writing 1778–1838: An Anthology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Ross, Marlon. "Configurations of Feminine Reform: The Woman Writer and the Tradition of Dissent." Re-visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers, 1776-1837, ed. Carol Wilson Shiner and Joel Haefner. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1994. 91-110.

Roussel, Roy.  The Conversation of the Sexes:  Seduction and Equality in Selected Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Texts.  New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Rowton, Frederic, ed. The Female Poets of Great Britain, Chronologically Arranged: with Copious Selections and Critical Remarks.  London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. 

Russell, Gillian, and Clara Tuite, eds. “Introduction.” Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture in Britain, 1770–1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 1-23.

Russell, Gillian, and Clara Tuite, eds. Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture in Britain, 1770–1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 

Sage, Lorna, ed. The Cambridge Guide to Women’s Writing in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Schellenberg, Betty A. “Bluestocking Women and the Negotiation of Oral, Manuscript, and Print Cultures.” Ed. Jacqueline M. Labbe. The History of British Women's Writing. Ed. Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan. Vol. Five. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 63-83.

Schellenberg, Betty A. "Introduction." The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005. 1-22.

Scott, Isabella, and Catherine Scott, ed. A Family Biography 1662 to 1908. London: James Nesbet & Co., 1908.

Sedgwick, Daniel, ed. Hymns, Psalms, and Poems, by Anne Steele. London: Charles Gordelier, 1863.

Shoemaker, Robert B. Gender in English Society, 1650-1850: The Emergence of Separate Spheres? Harlow, UK: Longman, 1998.  

Showalter, Elaine. The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, and Theory. New York: Pantheon, 1985.

Simons, Judy. “Invented Lives: Textuality and Power in Early Women’s Diaries.” Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women’s Diaries, ed.  Suzanne L. Bunkers and Cynthia A. Huff. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1996. 252-63. 

Skedd, Susan. “Women Teachers and the Expansion of Girls’ Schooling in England, c.1760–1820. Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities, ed. Hannah Barker and Elaine Chalus. London and New York: Longman, 1997. 10125.

Skillington, Florence E. “The Coltmans of the Newarke at Leicester.” Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society 18 (1934–35): 3–40.

Smith, Karen E. “Beyond Public and Private Spheres: Another Look at Women in Baptist History and Historiography. Baptist Quarterly 34 (199192): 7987.

Smith, Karen E. “Forgotten Sisters: The Contribution of Some Notable but Un-noted British Baptist Women. Recycling the Past or Researching History: Studies in Baptist Historiography and Myths, ed. Anthony R. Cross and Philip E. Thompson.  Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 2005. 16383.

Smith, Nicholas. Songs from the Hearts of Women. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1903.

Smith, Sidonie. A Poetics of Women’s Autobiography: Marginality and the Fictions of Self-Representation. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. “The Poetry of Sensibility.” The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry, ed. John Sitter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. 249–69.

Stanley, Liz. The Auto/biographical I: the Theory and Practice of Feminist Auto/biography. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1992.     

Stanton, Kamille Stone. “The Friendship Poetry of Elizabeth Singer Rowe (1674–1737): Usurping a Poetic Tradition on behalf of a Usurping Monarch.” Interactions 15 (2006): 105–119.

Stephenson, H. W.  The Author of Nearer, my God, to Thee (Sarah Flower Adams).  London: Lindsey Press, 1922.

Stevenson, Jane, and Peter Davidson, ed. Early Modern Women Poets (1520–1700): An Anthology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Stone, Lawrence. The Family, Sex and Marriage in England 1500–1800. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977.

Styles, Morag. "Poetry for Children." International Companion Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature, ed. Peter Hunt. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. 190-205.

Sutherland, Kathryn. “Writings on Education and Conduct: Arguments for Female Improvement. Women and Literature in Britain 1700-1800, ed. Vivien Jones. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.  2545.

Taylor, Irene, and Gina Luria. “Gender and Genre: Women in British Romantic Literature.” What Manner of Woman:  Essays on English and American Life and Literature, ed. Marlene Springer. New York: NYU Press, 1977. 98-123.


Troost, Linda V., gen. ed. Eighteenth-Century Women: Studies in their Lives, Work, and Culture. New York: AMS Press, 2001–.

Vallone, Lynne. "'A humble Spirit under Correction': Tracts, Hymns, and the Ideology of Evangelical Fiction for Children, 1780-1820." The Lion and the Unicorn 15 (1991): 72-95. 

Vickery, Amanda.  The Gentleman’s Daughter: Women’s Lives in Georgian England.   New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Walker, Janet R., and Richard W. Burkhardt. Eliza Julia Flower, Letters of an English Gentlewoman: Life on the Illinois-Indiana Frontier 1817-1861. Muncie, IN: Ball State University Press, 1991.

Walker, Pamela J. "Women, Preaching and Spiritual Authority." Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940, ed. Sue Morgan. New York: Routledge, 2010. pp. 94ff.

Watson, J. R. The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1977.

Watson, J. R. “The Hymns of Isaac Watts and the Tradition of Dissent.” Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn, ed. Isabel Rivers and David Wykes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, 33–67.

Watson, J. R., and Nancy Cho. “Anne Steele’s Drowned Fiancé.” British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 28 (2005): 117–21.

Watson, JoAnn Ford, ed. Selected Spiritual Writings of Anne Dutton: Eighteenth-Century British- Baptist, Woman Theologian. 6 vols. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2003–9.

Watts, Ruth.  Gender, Power and the Unitarians in England, 1760-1860.  London and New York: Longman, 1998.

Wedd, A. F. The Fate of the Fenwicks. London: Methuen, 1927.

Whelan, Timothy“‘Contemplations’: Anne Bradstreet’s Homage to Calvin and Reformed Theology.”  Christianity and Literature 42 (1992):  41-68.

Whelan, Timothy“‘The Flesh and the Spirit’:  Anne Bradstreet and Seventeenth Century Dualism, Materialism, Vitalism and Reformed Theology.”  Journal of Ultimate Reality and Meaning 19 (1996): 257-84.

Whelan, Timothy. “‘For the Hand of a Woman, has levell’d the Blow’: Maria de Fleury’s Pamphlet War with William Huntington, 17871791. Women’s Studies 36 (2007): 43154.

Whelan, Timothy. “Informal Writings and Literary History: The Case of a Provincial Women’s Literary Circle, 1799–1814.” Informal Romanticism. Ed. James Vigus. Vol. 11. Studien zur Englischen Romantik. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2012, 173–88.

Whelan, Timothy“Mary Hays and Henry Crabb Robinson.” The Wordsworth Circle 46.3 (2015): 176-90.

Whelan, Timothy. “Mary Scott, Sarah Froud, and the Steele Literary Circle: A Revealing Annotation to The Female Advocate.Huntington Library Quarterly 77.4 (2014): 435-52.

Whelan, Timothy“Mary Steele, Mary Hays and the Convergence of Women’s Literary Circles in the 1790s.” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 38.4 (2015): 511-24.

Whelan, Timothy“Martha Gurney and the Anti-Slave Trade Movement, 1788-94.” Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865, edited by Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey. 44-65. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011. 

Whelan, Timothy“Martha Gurney and William Fox: London Baptists and Radical Politics, 1791-94.” In Pulpit and People: Studies in 18th Century Baptist Life and Thought, edited by John Briggs, 165-201. Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press, 2009.

Whelan, Timothy“‘My dearest friend’: Crabb Robinson’s Correspondence with Mary Wordsworth.” Wordsworth Circle 45.1 (Winter 2014): 11-21.

Whelan, Timothy. “Nonconformity and Culture, 1650–1850.” Companion to Nonconformity. Ed. Robert Pope. Edinburgh, London: T & T Clark, 2013, 329–52.

Whelan, Timothy. Other British Voices: Women, Poetry, and Religion, 1766-1840. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 

Whelan, Timothy. “Religion, Politics, and Romance: The Letters of Eliza Gould, 1794-1799.” Wordsworth Circle 36 (2005): 85-109.

Whelan, Timothy. “West Country Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720–1840.” Wordsworth Circle 43 (2012): 44–55.

Whelan, Timothy. “‘When kindred Souls unite’: The Literary Friendship of Mary Steele and Mary Scott, 1766–1793.” Journal of Women’s Studies 43 (2014): 619–40.

Whelan, Timothy“William Fox, Martha Gurney, and Radical Discourse of the 1790s.”  Eighteenth-Century Studies 42 (2009): 397-411.

Whelan, Timothy, ed. Politics, Religion, and Romance: The Letters of Benjamin Flower and Eliza Gould Flower, 1794–1808. Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 2009.

Whelan, Timothy, ed. The Letters of Henry Crabb Robinson and Mary Wordsworth, Wordsworth Library, Grasmere (2013). Digital publication through the Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, UK. http://www.english.qmul.ac.uk/drwilliams/pubs/hcr.html

Whelan, Timothy, gen. ed. Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720–1840. 8 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011.

Whelan, Timothy, ed. Poetry, Prose and Correspondence of Mary Steele. Vol. 3 of Nonconformist Women’s Writing, 1720-1840.

Whelan, Timothy, ed. Poetry and Correspondence of Mary Scott and other Women Writers of the Steele Circle. Vol. 4 of Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840.

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