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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: Italy

Description: The following novels are set in or contain characters from Italy.

  1. Arthur Mower.  Zulneida: A Tale of Sicily.  3 vol.  London: John Macrone, 1837.
  2. Anonymous.  The Roman Lovers: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Edward Bull, 1839.
  3. Anonymous.  Hawkwood: A Romance of Italy.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1840.
  4. Daniel MacCarthy.  The Siege of Florence: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1840.
  5. Martha Macdonald Lamont.  The Gladiator: A Tale of the Roman Empire.  1 vol.  London: Ball and Co., 1840.
  6. Robert Shelton Mackenzie.  Titian: A Romance of Venice.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1843.
  7. Johann Ludwig Tieck.  The Roman Matron: or, Vittoria Accorombona. A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1845.
  8. Hans Christian Andersen.  The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1845.
  9. Henry William Herbert.  The Roman Traitor: A True Tale of the Republic.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1846.
  10. Hamilton Geale.  Ernesto di Ripalta: A Tale of the Italian Revolution.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1849.
  11. Diana Louisa Macdonald.  Villa Verocchio: or, The Youth of Leonardo Da Vinci. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1850.
  12. Jemima Susan Croly.  Aurelia: or, A Beauty's Life in Italy.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1852.
  13. Laura Jewry.  Harry Brightside: or, The Young Traveller in Italy.  1 vol.  London: Hatchard, 1852.
  14. Marquis Massimo Tapparelli D'Azeglio.  The Maid of Florence: or, Niccolo de' Lapi.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1853.
  15. Caroline Harriett Banister.  Angelo: A Romance of Modern Rome.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1854.
  16. William Bernard MacCabe.  Adelaide, Queen of Italy: or, The Iron Crown. An Historical Tale.  1 vol.  London: Charles Dolman, 1856.
  17. Thomas Doubleday.  The Eve of St. Mark: A Romance of Venice.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1857.
  18. Catherine Georgina Hamilton.  The Exiles of Italy.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Thomas Constable, 1857.
  19. Annie Webb.  Marco Griffi, the Italian Patriot.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1859.
  20. Anonymous.  Elfie in Sicily: A Tale.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1860.
  21. Charles Emmanuel Didier.  Anselmo: A Tale of Modern Italy.  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1860.
  22. Margaret Roberts.  Mademoiselle Mori: A Tale of Modern Rome.  2 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1860.
  23. Cornelia de Boinville Turner.  Angelo Sanmartino: A Tale of Lombardy in 1859.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1860.
  24. Anonymous.  The Old Roman Well: A Romance of Dark Streets and Green Lanes.  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1861.
  25. Philip Ireton.  The Broken Troth: A Tale of Village Life in Tuscany, from the Italian.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1861.
  26. Laura Jewry.  Baby Bianca: or, The Venetians.  1 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1861.
  27. Alfred Elwes.  Ralph Seabrooke: or, The Adventures of a Young Artist in Piedmont and Tuscany.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1861.
  28. Girolamo Volpe.  Filippo Malincontri: or, Student Life in Venetia. An Autobiography.  2 vol.  London: Manwaring, 1861.
  29. Charlotte Selina Cox.  Niccolo Marini: or, The Mystery Solved. A Tale of Naples Life.  2 vol.  London: John W. Parker, 1862.
  30. Hon. Mrs. Macdonald.  Lucilla, an Italian Story.  2 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1862.
  31. George Eliot.  Romola.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1863.
  32. George John Whyte-Melville.  The Gladiators: A Tale of Rome and Judaea.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1863.
  33. Elizabeth Hely Walshe.  From Dawn to Dark in Italy: A Tale of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1864.
  34. Anne Manning.  Selvaggio: A Tale of Italian Country Life.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1865.
  35. Anonymous.  The Warringtons Abroad: or, Twelve Months in Germany, Italy, and Egypt.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1866.
  36. Lucius O'Brien Blake.  American and Italian Cantatrici: or, A Year at the Singing Schools of Milan.  1 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1867.
  37. Charles Henry Ross.  The Extraordinary Adventures of a Young Lady's Wedding Bonnet, up the Rhine, over the Alps, and among the Italian Banditti, being an Episode in the Li.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1867.
  38. J. D. Mereweather.  Semele: or, The Spirit of Beauty. A Venetian Tale.  1 vol.  London: Rivington, 1867.
  39. Anonymous.  Helena's Household: A Tale of Rome in the First Century.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1868.
  40. Frances Eleanor Trollope.  Veronica: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870.
  41. Selina Bunbury.  Lady Flora: or, The Events of a Winter in Sweden and a Summer in Rome in the Years 1846 and 1847.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1870.
  42. Emma Leslie.  Daybreak in Italy.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1870.
  43. Lucius O'Brien Blake.  Rich and Rare: A Tale of Anglo-Italian Life.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1870.
  44. Marie Montemerli.  The Florentines: A Story of Home-Life in Italy.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870.
  45. Anonymous.  The Italian's Child and Other Tales.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1870.
  46. Mrs. Campbell Overend.  Stories of the Italian Reformation.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Co., 1870.
  47. Linda Mazini.  In the Golden Shell: A Story of Palermo.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1872.
  48. L. N. Comyn.  Elena: An Italian Tale.  2 vol.  London: Longman, 1873.
  49. Anonymous.  For Beauty's Sake: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1874.
  50. Frances Elliot.  The Italians.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1875.
  51. Elizabeth Rundle Charles.  Conquering and to Conquer: A Story of Rome in the Days of St. Jerome.  1 vol.  London: Daldy, Isbister, 1876.
  52. Henrietta Anne Duff.  Virginia: A Roman Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1877.
  53. Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell.  Topo: A Tale about English Children in Italy.  1 vol.  London: Marcus Ward, 1878.
  54. Wilkie Collins.  The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice.  2 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1879.
  55. Eleanor Lloyd.  Valeria: A Story of Venice.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1879.
  56. William Russell.  Autobiography of an Italian Police-Officer.  1 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1880.
  57. Deborah Alcock.  The Roman Students: or, On the Wings of the Morning. A Tale of the Renaissance.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1883.
  58. Mary Thompson.  Under Sunny Skies: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Longman, 1883.
  59. F. Marion Crawford.  A Roman Singer.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1884.
  60. Anonymous.  Flora, the Roman Martyr.  2 vol.  London: Burns and Oates, 1886.
  61. Alfred John Church.  Two Thousand Years Ago: or, The Adventures of a Roman Boy.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1886.
  62. Katharine Sarah Macquoid.  The Little Vagabond: A Story; and, Checco: A Tale of Perugia.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1886.
  63. Grace Stebbing.  Among the Carbonari: The Adventures of Peyton Phelps with the Secret Society.  1 vol.  London: Hatchard, 1886.
  64. Mona Caird.  One That Wins: The Story of a Holiday in Italy.  2 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887.
  65. Mary West.  Allegra.  2 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887.
  66. George Alfred Henty.  The Lion of St. Mark: A Tale of Venice.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1889.
  67. Frances Eleanor Trollope.  Among Aliens: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Spencer Blackett, 1890.
  68. Linda Mazini.  European Relations: A Tirolese Sketch.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891.
  69. Fergus Hume.  A Creature of the Night: An Italian Enigma.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1891.
  70. Lily Marchesa Theodoli.  Under Pressure: Scenes from Roman Life.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1892.
  71. F. Marion Crawford.  The Children of the King: A Tale of Southern Italy.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1893.
  72. Count Joseph Orsi.  The Maid of Brittany: An Italian Romance.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1894.
  73. Lily Marchesa Theodoli.  Candiduccia: Scenes from Roman Life.  2 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1894.
  74. Marie Louise Hutcheson.  Bruno the Conscript.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1894.
  75. Countess Galletti di Cadilhac.  Some Annals of an Italian Village.  1 vol.  London: Horace Cox, 1895.
  76. Marie Louise Hutcheson.  Bardossi's Daughter.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1895.
  77. Major Arthur George Frederick Griffiths.  The Rome Express.  1 vol.  London: John Milne, 1896.
  78. F. Marion Crawford.  Corleone: A Tale of Sicily.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1897.
  79. Max Pemberton.  Signors of the Night: The Story of Fra Giovanni, the Soldier-Monk of Venice.  1 vol.  London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1899.
  80. Richard Bagot.  A Roman Mystery.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1899.
  81. Maurice Henry Hewlett.  Little Novels of Italy.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1899.
  82. G. Norway.  A Roman Household.  1 vol.  London: National Society's Depository, 1899.
  83. William Stearns Davis.  A Friend of Caesar: A Tale of the Fall of the Roman Republic.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1900.
  84. F. Marion Crawford.  Marietta: A Maid of Venice.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1901.
  85. Edwin Lester Linden Arnold.  Lepidus the Centurion: A Roman of To-day.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1901.
  86. Montgomery Carmichael.  The Major-General: A Story of Modern Florence.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1901.
  87. Norma Octavia Lorimer.  By the Waters of Sicily.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1901.