Works Cited in text of this website and in the final paper.

Bibliography: Books by L.E.L.

This list (from the Romantic Circles web site) is limited to works published initially as separate volumes.

"The Fate of Adelaide: A Swiss Romantic Tale"; and Other Poems. London: John Warren, 1821.

"The Improvisatrice" and Other Poems. London: Hurst, Robinson; Edinburgh: Constable, 1824.

"The Troubadour," Catalogue of Pictures, and Historical Sketches. London: Hurst, Robinson; Edinburgh: Constable, 1825.

"The Golden Violet, With Its Tales of Romance and Chivalry"; and Other Poems. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827.

"The Venetian Bracelet," "The Lost Pleiad," "A History of the Lyre," and Other Poems. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829.

Romance and Reality. 3 vols. London: H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831. [A novel.]

The Easter Gift: A Religious Offering. London: Fisher, 1832.

Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap-Book. London and Paris : Fisher, Son, & Co., 1832-38 [according to Renalds] or 1832-39 [according to Stephenson, Letitia Landon.]

Heath's Book of Beauty ... : With Nineteen Beautifully Finished Engravings From Drawings by the First Artists . London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1833.

Francesca Carrara. 3 vols. London: Richard Bentley, 1834. [A novel.]

"The Vow of the Peacock" and Other Poems. (London: Saunders and Otley, 1835. [Rpt. in a facsimile edition with intro. by F. J. Sypher (Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1997).]

The Miscellaneous Poetical Works of L.E.L., Author of "The Improvisatrice," "The Golden Violet," &c. London : Saunders and Otley, 1835.

Traits and Trials of Early Life. London: H. Colburn, 1836. [Stories for children.]

Ethel Churchill, or The Two Brides. London: H. Colburn, 1837.

Flowers of Loveliness: Thirty-six Groups of Female Figures, Emblematic of Flowers, Beautifully Coloured. London : Ackermann, 1837. [This short book (containing only 47pp.) includes thirty-six leaves of color plates and thirty poems by L.E.L.]

The Pictorial Album; or, Cabinet of Painting, for the Year 1837. Containing eleven designs, executed in oil colours . . . from the original pictures, with illustrations in verse and prose. London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. [The paintings reproduced in this volume are by George Baxter; the illustrations in prose are by James Ollier, and the illustrations in verse are by L.E.L.]

"The Zenana" and Minor Poems of L.E.L. London: Fisher, 1839.

Laman Blanchard, Life and Literary Remains of L.E.L., 2 vols. London: Colburn, 1841. [Includes in volume 2 a tragedy by L.E.L. entitled Castruccio Castrucani; or, The Triumph of Lucca; 16pp. of poetry entitled "The Female Picture Gallery"; 41pp. of poetry entitled "Subjects for Pictures"; 20pp. of "Miscellaneous Poems"; 42pp. of "Fragments"; and and 12pp. of "Fugitive Poems."]

Lady Anne Granard, or, Keeping Up Appearances. 3 vols. London: H. Colburn, 1842 . [In Letitia Landon (202), Stephenson reports that Landon wrote only part of this novel.]

Critical Writings. Ed. F. J. Sypher Delmar, N.Y.: Scholars' Facsimiles, 1996. [Reprints reviews and arcticles by L.E.L.].


Some links to other bibliographies, and texts, of works by L.E.L., and works about L.E.L.:

Corvey CW3: Author Page This is the definitive listing. This page lists the titles of Letitia Elizabeth Landon held in the Corvey collection, together with associated Corvey Women's Writing on the Web contents. Prepared by Dr. Glenn Dibert-Himes, Dept of English, Sheffield Hallam University

L.E.L.: List of Gazette Poetry

L.E.L. Sample Texts and the Gazette Poetry

Landon bibliography Also prepared by Dr. Glenn Dibert-Himes, Dept of English, Sheffield Hallam University, just a little different format than the Corvey page.


I have not been able to locate a complete, on line, lisiting of all of the poems by L.E.L. There are about 400, I believe. There is a complete listing in a book titled, Letitita Elizabeth Landon: Selected Writings, edited by Jerome McGann and Daniel Riess.









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The Engraving