Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Character: Governess

Description: The following novels have characters who are governesses.

  1. Mary Martha Sherwood.  Caroline Mordaunt: or, The Governess.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Co., 1835.
  2. Countess of Blessington.  The Governess.  2 vol.  London: Longman, 1839.
  3. Catherine Maria Grey.  Sybil Lennard: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1846.
  4. Charlotte Brontė.  Jane Eyre: An Autobiography.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1847.
  5. Anne Brontė.  Agnes Grey: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1847.
  6. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
  7. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.  Ruth: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1853.
  8. Harriet Maria Smythies.  The Daily Governess: or, Self Dependence.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
  9. Ellen Wood.  East Lynne.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1861.
  10. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  Lady Audley's Secret.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1862.
  11. J. Sheridan Le Fanu.  Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1864.
  12. Mrs. Mary Orr.  Doctor Mills's Marriage, and What Came of It.  2 vol.  London: Binns and Goodwin, 1865.
  13. Wilkie Collins.  Armadale.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1866.
  14. Anne Isabella Ritchie.  The Village on the Cliff.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1867.
  15. Frances E. M. Notley.  Olive Varcoe.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1868.
  16. Stallybrass.  Mary Stanley: or, The Secret Ones.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1869.
  17. Dora Russell.  The Vicar's Governess: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1874.
  18. Lisle Carr.  Judith Gwynne.  3 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1874.
  19. Rosa Nouchette Carey.  Wooed and Married: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  20. Dora Russell.  Annabel's Rival: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  21. Elizabeth A. Meriwether.  The Master of Red Leaf: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1879.
  22. Vernon Lee.  Miss Brown: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1884.
  23. Frank Barrett.  Little Lady Linton: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1884.
  24. Puck.  This Year, Next Year, Some Year, Never.  2 vol.  London: Field and Tuer, 1884.
  25. Rosa Nouchette Carey.  Only the Governess: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1888.
  26. Amy Levy.  Miss Meredith.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1889.
  27. Mary Elizabeth Hawker.  Mademoiselle Ixe.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890.
  28. Margaret Oliphant.  Janet: The Story of a Governess.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1891.
  29. Mary Wentworth Newman.  Begun in Jest.  3 vol.  London: John Murray, 1891.
  30. Reginald Lucas.  Hoist with her Own Petard.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1894.