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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Character: Doctor

Description: The following novels have characters who are doctors.

References: Tabitha Sparks, The Doctor in the Victorian Novel (Ashgate, 2009); Kristine Swenson, Medical Women and Victorian Fiction (University of Missouri Press, 2005)

  1. George Robert Gleig.  Chelsea Hospital, and its Traditions.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1838.
  2. Harriet Martineau.  Deerbrook: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Moxon, 1839.
  3. George Robert Gleig.  The Veterans of Chelsea Hospital.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1842.
  4. Ellen Wallace.  Mr. Warrenne, the Medical Practitioner.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1848.
  5. Robert Douglas.  Adventures of a Medical Student.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1848.
  6. Heberden Milford.  A Physician's Tale.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854.
  7. Richard Burleigh Kimball.  Students Abroad: Their Romance and Real Life.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1855.
  8. Max Lyle.  Fair Oaks: or, The Experiences of Arnold Osborne, M.D..  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1856.
  9. Anthony Trollope.  Doctor Thorne.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1858.
  10. Dinah Marie Craik.  A Life for a Life.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1859.
  11. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  A Strange Story.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1862.
  12. Ellen Wood.  Verner's Pride.  3 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1863.
  13. Charles Reade.  Hard Cash: A Matter-of-Fact Romance.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1863.
  14. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  The Doctor's Wife.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1864.
  15. Mrs. Mary Orr.  Doctor Mills's Marriage, and What Came of It.  2 vol.  Bath: Binns and Goodwin, 1865.
  16. Caroline Leigh Gascoigne.  Doctor Harold.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1866.
  17. M. M. Bell.  Doctor Weld: or, The Web of Life.  2 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1866.
  18. Anonymous.  Ernest Graham: A Doctor's Story.  1 vol.  London: William Tweedie, 1866.
  19. William Howard Russell.  The Adventures of Doctor Brady.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868.
  20. Caroline Leigh Gascoigne.  Dr. Harold's Note-Book.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1869.
  21. Ellen Wood.  Bessy Rane: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1870.
  22. George Eliot.  Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life.  4 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1872.
  23. Ellen Wood.  Within the Maze: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1872.
  24. A. M. Tobyn.  A Woman at the Wheel.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1873.
  25. W. Thomson Gregg.  Doctor Middleton's Daughter: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1874.
  26. Annie B. Lefurt.  Sweet, not Lasting: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1874.
  27. Elizabeth Owens Blackburne.  A Modern Parrhasius.  2 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  28. Charles Reade.  A Woman-Hater: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1877.
  29. Ebenezer Rogers.  A Modern Sphinx: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1881.
  30. George Gardiner Alexander.  Doctor Victoria: A Picture from the Period.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1881.
  31. Anne Elliot.  Dr. Edith Romney: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1883.
  32. Hamilton Seymour.  The Scarlet Cord: A Medical Love Story.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1885.
  33. Lillian Spender.  The Recollections of a Country Doctor.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1885.
  34. Fanny Mary Gallaher.  The Dawn of Day.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1885.
  35. George Moore.  A Mummer's Wife.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1885.
  36. Arthur Conan Doyle.  A Study in Scarlet.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1888.
  37. Henry Curwen.  Dr. Hermione: A Novel.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1890.
  38. Margaret Georgina Todd.  Mona Maclean, Medical Student: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1892.
  39. Arthur Conan Doyle.  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.  1 vol.  London: George Newnes, 1892.
  40. William Joseph Cosens Lancaster.  The Doctor of the "Juliet": A Story of the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1892.
  41. Rudyard Kipling.  The Naulahka: A Story of West and East.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1892.
  42. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade.  The Medicine Lady.  3 vol.  London: Cassell, 1892.
  43. Arabella Kenealy.  Dr. Janet of Harley Street.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1893.
  44. Arthur Conan Doyle.  Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1894.
  45. Ian Maclaren.  Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1894.
  46. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade.  Stories from the Diary of a Doctor.  1 vol.  London: George Newnes, 1894.
  47. Ella Hepworth Dixon.  The Story of a Modern Woman.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1894.
  48. Annie S. Swan.  Elizabeth Glen, M.B.: The Experiences of a Lady Doctor.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1895.
  49. Lillian Spender.  Thirteen Doctors.  1 vol.  London: A. D. Innes, 1895.
  50. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade.  Stories from the Diary of a Doctor: Second Series.  1 vol.  London: Bliss, Sands, and Foster, 1896.
  51. Annie S. Swan.  Mrs. Keith Hamilton, M.B.: More Experiences of Elizabeth Glen.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1897.
  52. Sarah Grand.  The Beth Book: A Study from the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, Woman of Genius.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1897.
  53. Sydney C. Grier.  Peace with Honour.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1897.
  54. Maurice H. Hervey.  David Dimsdale, M.D.: A Story of Past and Future.  1 vol.  London: George Redway, 1897.
  55. Joseph Henry Philpot.  Stephen Brent.  2 vol.  London: Archibald Constable, 1898.
  56. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade.  Mary Gifford, M.B..  1 vol.  London: Wells, Gardner, Darton, 1898.
  57. Silas Weir Mitchell.  Characteristics.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1899.
  58. William James Dawson.  The Doctor Speaks: Being Some Episodes in the Life of John Selkirk, M.D..  1 vol.  London: Grant Richards, 1900.
  59. Silas Weir Mitchell.  The Autobiography of a Quack: and, The Case of George Dedlow.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1900.
  60. Silas Weir Mitchell.  Dr. North and his Friends.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1900.
  61. Anonymous.  Outrageous Fortune: Being the Story of Evelyn Grey, Hospital Nurse.  1 vol.  London: Greening and Co., 1900.
  62. Florence Baxendale.  The Disenchantment of Nurse Dorothy: A Story of Hospital Life.  1 vol.  London: Skeffington, 1900.
  63. M. Hamilton.  The Dishonour of Frank Scott.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1900.