Harding, Anthony John. “Felicia Hemans and the Effacement of Woman.” In Romantic Women: Voices and Countervoices, edited by Paula R. Feldman and Theresa M. Kelley. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1995. Discusses Hemans’s work in the context of writing with or against expected gender roles and social convention.
Mason, Emma James. Women Poets of the Nineteenth Century. Tavistock, England: Northcote House, 2004. Contains a section on Hemans and her work.
Sweet, Nanora, and Julie Melnyk, eds. Felicia Hemans: Reimagining Poetry in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Palgrave, 2001. Collection of articles on Hemans and changing critical assessments of the poet.
Wolfson, Susan J. “Domestic Affections and the Spear of Minerva: Felicia Hemans and the Dilemma of Gender.” In Re-visioning Romanticism: British Women Writers, 1776-1837, edited by Carol Shiner Wilson and Joel Haefner. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994. Wolfson examines work by and about Hemans, maintaining that the lack of resolution of gender role conflicts supplies creative tension.
_______, ed. Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2010. Collects poetry and other materials not otherwise readily available.