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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Antivivisection Fiction

Description: The following novels contain characters who practice vivisection, often with the aim to outlaw the practice.

References: Anne Dewitt, Moral Authority, Men of Science, and the Victorian Novel (Cambridge, 2013)

  1. George MacDonald.  Paul Faber, Surgeon.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1878.
  2. Florence Fenwick Miller.  Lynton Abbott's Children: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1879.
  3. Leonard Graham.  The Professor's Wife: A Story.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1881.
  4. William Edward Norris.  No New Thing.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1883.
  5. Wilkie Collins.  Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1883.
  6. Compton Reade.  Who Was Then the Gentleman?: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1885.
  7. Edward Berdoe.  St. Bernard's: The Romance of a Medical Student.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1887.
  8. Stanley Stewart.  The Professor's Last Experiment.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888.
  9. H. G. Wells.  The Island of Dr. Moreau.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1896.
  10. Sarah Grand.  The Beth Book: A Study from the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, Woman of Genius.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1897.
  11. Florence Marryat.  An Angel of Pity: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1898.
  12. BTAO ******.  Merciless Love.  1 vol.  London: John Long, 1900.