Early Criticism

See also ‘Reviews’ under individual Works

Horder, W. Garrett. “Amelia Opie.”  The Sunday Magazine. Edited by Rev. Benjamin Waugh, London: Isbister and Company, 1890, pp. 454-9, 546-50.

Macgregor, Margaret E. “Amelia Alderson Opie: Worldling and Friend.” Smith College Studies in Modern Languages 14.1-2 (1932-33): i-xi, 1-145.

Mayer, Gertrude Townshend. “Amelia Opie.”Women of Letters. 2 vols., London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1894, vol 2, pp. 59-114.

Menzies-Wilson, Jacobine, and Helen Lloyd. Amelia: The Tale of a Plain Friend. London: Oxford University Press, 1937.

Monkhouse, William Cosmo. “Mrs. Amelia Opie.”The Dictionary of National Biography. Edited by Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee, vol 14, Oxford: Oxford UP, 1921-2, pp. 1120-4.

Pierce, Frederick E. Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation. London:Humphrey Milford, 1918.

Povey, Kenneth. “Amelia and the Hermit.” The Sussex County Magazine, vol. 3, 1929, pp. 37-44.

Ritchie, Anne Thackeray. A Book of Sibyls. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1883.

Robertson, Eric S. English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies, with Illustrative Extracts. London: Cassell and Co. Ltd., 1883.

Rowton, Frederic. The Female Poets of Great Britain, Chronologically Arranged: With  Copious Selections and Critical Remarks. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1854.

Stebbins, Lucy Poate. London Ladies: True Tales of the Eighteenth Century. New York: Columbia UP, 1952.

Whitmore, Clara H. Woman’s Work in English Fiction: From the Restoration to the Mid-Victorian Period. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1910.

Whitten, Wilfred. “Amelia Opie.” The Friend, vol. 33, no. 44, 3 November 1893, pp. 713-4.