The Amelia Alderson Opie Archive
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Criticism 1980-Present

Armstrong, Isobel. "Msrepresentation: Codes of Affect and Politics in Nineteenth-
            Century Women's Poetry." Armstrong, Isobel and Virginia Blain, Virginia (eds.),
            Women's Poetry, Late Romantic to Late Victorian: Gender and Genre, 1830-
Basingstoke, England; Macmillan, 1999. 3-32.

Bradley, Andrea. "Correcting Mrs. Opie's Powers: The Edinburgh Review of Amelia
            Opie's Poems (1802)." Prose Studies 25 (2002): 41-61.

Eberle, Roxanne. "Amelia Opie's Adeline Mowbray: Diverting the Libertine Gaze; or, the
            Vindication of a Fallen Woman." Studies in the Novel 26.2 (1994): 121-52.

---. Chastity and Transgression in Women’s Writing, 1792-1897: Interrupting the
            Harlot’s Progress. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002.

---. "'Tales of Truth?': Amelia Opie's Antislavery Poetics." Linkin, Harriet Kramer and
            Behrendt, Stephen C. (eds.), Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the
            Doors of Reception
. Lexington, KY: UP of Kentucky, 1999. 71-98.

------. Women and Romanticism, 1790-1830. 5 vols. New York; Abingdon,
            UK: Routledge, 2006.

Farrant, Ann. "Amelia Opie's Anti-Slavery Poems for Children." Children's Books
            History Society Newsletter
74 (2002): 12-6.

Fergus, Jan, and Janice Farrar Thaddeus. "Women, Publishers, and Money, 1790-1820."
            Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 12 (1987): 191-207.

Howard, Carol. "'The Story of the Pineapple': Sentimental Abolitionism and Moral
            Motherhood in Amelia Opie's Adeline Mowbray." Studies in the
30 (1998): 355-76.

Howard, Susan K. "Amelia Opie (12 November 1769 - 2 December 1853)." Mudge,
            Bradford K. (ed. and introd.), British Romantic Novelists, 1789-1832. Detroit,
            MI: Gale, 1992. 228-33.

Kelly, Gary. "Amelia Opie, Lady Caroline Lamb, and Maria Edgeworth: Official and
            Unofficial Ideology." Ariel: A Review of International English Literature 12.4
            (1981): 3-24.

---. "Discharging Debts: The Moral Economy of Amelia Opie's Fiction." The
            Wordsworth Circle
11 (1980): 198-203.

---. English Fiction of the Romantic Period, 1789-1830. Longman Literature in English
            Series. London: Longman, 1989.

---. "Opie , Amelia (1769–1853)," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford
            University Press, 2004 []

King, Shelley. "Amelia Opie's 'Maid of Corinth' and the Origin of Art." Eighteenth-
            Century Studies
37.4 (Summer 2004): 629-52.

---. “Politics, Poetics, and Propriety: Reviewing Amelia Opie.” Romanticism on the Net
            29/30 (May 2004): 1-15.

--- and John B. Pierce. "Introduction." Adeline Mowbray. London: Oxford UP, 1999. vii-xxxii.

--- and John B. Pierce. "Introduction." The Father and Daughter with Dangers of
. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2003. 11-51.

Mahon, Penny. "In Sermon and Story: Contrasting Anti-War Rhetoric in the Work of
            Anna Barbauld and Amelia Opie." Women's Writing 7 (2000): 23-38.

Michaelson, Patricia Howell. "Polite and Plain Language; or, Amelia Opie 'Quakerized.'"
            Speaking Volumes: Women, Reading, and Speech in the Age of Austen. Stanford:
            Stanford University Press. 64-97.

Shattock, Joanne. The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. New York: Oxford UP,
            1993. 325-6.

Simmons, James R., Jr. "Amelia Opie (12 November 1769 - 2 December 1853)."
            Greenfield, John R. (ed. and introd.), British Short-Fiction Writers, 1800-1880.
            Detroit, MI: Gale, 1996. 261-4.

Staves, Susan. "British Seduced Maidens." Eighteenth-Century Studies 12 (1980-1): 109-34.

Thame, David. "Amelia Opie's Maniacs." Women's Writing 7 (2000): 309-26.

Todd, Janet, ed. British Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide. New York:
            Continuum, 1989. 514-16.

Tong, Joanne. "The Return of the Prodigal Daughter: Finding the Family in Amelia
            Opie's Novels." Studies in the Novel 36.4 (Winter 2004): 465-83.

Ty, Eleanor. Empowering the Feminine: The Narratives of Mary Robinson, Jane
            West, and Amelia Opie, 1796-1812
. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.

Wake, Anne Frank. "Indirect Dissent: Landscaping Female Ageing in Amelia Opie's
            Paris of the 1790's." Crucuin, Andrian and Kari E. Lokke (eds.), Rebellious
            Hearts: British Women Writers and the French Revolution.
Albany: SUNY, 2003.

Wallace, Miriam. "Introduction." Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays / Adeline
            Mowbray; or the Mother and the Daughter by Amelia Alderson Opie. Glen Allan,
            VA: College Publishing, 2004.


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