Madness in Nineteenth-Century Literature Representative Works

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Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

George Borrow

Lavengro (novel) 1851

Mary Braddon

Lady Audley's Secret (novel) 1862

Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre (novel) 1847

Charles Brockden Brown

Wieland (novel) 1798

Edgar Huntly (novel) 1799

Henry Cockton

The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist (novel) 1840

Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White (novel) 1859

Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Hollow of the Three Hills" (short story) 1830

"The Prophetic Pictures" (short story) 1837

The Scarlet Letter (novel) 1850

Herman Melville

Moby-Dick, or, The Whale (novel) 1851

Elizabeth Packard

The Prisoner's Hidden Life; or, Insane Asylums Unveiled (autobiography) 1867

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Fall of the House of Usher" (short story) 1840

T. P. Prest

The Maniac Father (novel) 1844

Charles Reade

Hard Cash (novel) 1863

Algernon Charles Swinburne

*"Dolores" (poem) 1866

*"Hymn to Prosperine" (poem) 1866

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Maud (poem) 1855

Idylls of the King (poem) 1859-85; 1891

Mrs. Henry Wood

St. Martin's Eve (novel) 1866

*Published in Poems and Ballads in 1866.