Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Factory Novel

Description: The following novels depict characters who work in or own factories and the social problems associated with industrialization.

  1. Frances Milton Trollope.  The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1840.
  2. Benjamin Disraeli.  Sybil: or, The Two Nations.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.
  3. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1848.
  4. Charlotte Brontė.  Shirley: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1849.
  5. Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury.  Marian Withers: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1851.
  6. Charles Dickens.  Hard Times: For These Times.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854.
  7. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  North and South.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1855.
  8. Edward Campbell Tainsh.  Crowned.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1868.