Ballaster, Ros. Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684-1740. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, 232 p.
Scholarly study of romance fiction and the development of the novel in the first half of the eighteenth century, with an extended discussion of Haywood.
Jerrold, Walter and Clare. Five Queer Women. New York: Brentano's Ltd., 1929, 356 p.
Biographically oriented examination of Haywood and four of her contemporaries, focusing on their unconventional relationships with the social and literary expectations of their respective eras.
MacCarthy, B. G....
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