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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.
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 -
Doyle, Arthur Conan
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. -
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 very inexpensively on

Yonge, Charlotte Mary
The Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship -

General Victorian and Edwardian Literature Sites

19th-Century British and Irish Authors

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls
Learn about 19th-century printing processes and read some sample texts.

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

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:
CFM = Cassell's Family Magazine · GOP = Girl's Own Paper · ILA = Illustrated London Almanack · S = The Strand
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