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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Newgate Novel

Description: These novels depict criminals or criminal life, based largely on the material found in the Newgate Calendar.

References: Keith Hollingsworth, The Newgate Novel 1830-1847 (Wayne State University Press, 1963); Sutherland

  1. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  The Disowned.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1829.
  2. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  Paul Clifford.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1830.
  3. Theodore Edward Hook.  Maxwell.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1830.
  4. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  Eugene Aram: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1832.
  5. Thomas Henry Lister.  Arlington.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1832.
  6. Horace Smith.  Gale Middleton.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1833.
  7. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Rookwood: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1834.
  8. Frederick Marryat.  Japhet in Search of a Father.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1836.
  9. Frederick Marryat.  Snarleyyow: or, The Dog Fiend.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1837.
  10. Charles Dickens.  Oliver Twist: or, The Parish Boy's Progress.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1838.
  11. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Jack Sheppard: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1839.
  12. William Mudford.  Stephen Dugard: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1840.
  13. Frederick Marryat.  Joseph Rushbrook: or, The Poacher.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1841.
  14. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  Night and Morning.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1841.
  15. Catherine Sinclair.  Modern Flirtations: or, A Month at Harrowgate.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: William Whyte and Co., 1841.
  16. Charles Whitehead.  Richard Savage: A Romance of Real Life.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1842.
  17. Charles Ollier.  Ferrers: A Romance of the Reign of George the Second.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1842.
  18. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  Lucretia: or, The Children of Night.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1846.