Recent Reprints of Wood's Novels & Stories


East Lynne,
          Broadview Press, 2000, ed. Andrew Maunder.
          Everyman, 1994, eds. Norman Page & Kamal Al-Solaylee.
          Sutton Press, 1993, ed. Fionn O'Toole.

The Shadow of Ashlydyat,
          Sutton Press, 1994, ed. Fionn O'Toole.

Elibron Classics -
This firm has recently reissued many of Wood's titles, often utilizing early editions. Several of these are exact replicas of the Tauchnitz editions, which usually appeared in the same year as the first UK book editions. These were normally issued in 2 volumes, which is why some of the following are available in this format.
The titles reprinted include:
East Lynne, A Life's Secret, The Shadow of Ashlydyat, Trevlyn Hold (2 vols), Anne Hereford, Bessy Rane (2 vols), George Canterbury's Will (2 vols), Dene Hollow (2 vols), Within the Maze (2 vols), The Master of Greylands (2 vols), Johnny Ludlow First Series (2 vols), Helen Whitney's Wedding & Other Tales [Volume 2 of the original 3 volume Johnny Ludlow: Third Series collection]. A Tale of Sin & Other Tales [Volume 2 of the original 3 volume Johny Ludlow: Second Series]. Adam Grainger, Anne & Other Tales [Volume 3 of the original 3 volume Johny Ludlow: Second Series]. Court Netherleigh (2 vols), Danesbury House, Dene Hollow (2 vols), Edina (2 vols), Elster's Folly (2 vols), Lady Adelaide's Oath (2 vols), Lord Oakburn's Daughters (2vols). Lost in the Post & Other Tales [Volume 1 of the original 3 volume Johny Ludlow: Second Series], Mildred Arkell (2 vols), Mrs Halliburton's Troubles (2 vols), Orville College, Oswald Cray (2 vols), Pomeroy Abbey (2 vols), Roland Yorke (2 vols), The Channings (2 vols), The Earl's Heirs, The Foggy Night, The House of Halliwell, The Mystery of Jessy Page & Other Tales [Volume 1 of the original 3 volumes Johnny Ludlow: Third Series], The Red Court Farm (2 vols), The Story of Dorethy Grape & Other Tales [Volume 3 of the original 3 volume Johnny Ludlow: Third Series], Told in the Twilight (2 vols), Trevlyn Hold (2 vols), Verner's Pride (3 vols), William Allair, Within the Maze (2 vols).


'A Curious Experience'
          A Treasury of Victorian Ghost Stories, ed. E.F. Bleiler, Scribner's, 1981.

'Going Through the Tunnel'
          A Treasury of Victorian Detective Stories, ed. E.F. Bleiler, Harvester, 1980.

'A Mysterious Visitor'
          Reign of Terror: The 4th Corgi Book of Great Victorian Horror, Stories
ed. Michel Parry, Corgi, 1977.

'The Mystery at Number Seven'
          Victorian Detective Stories, ed. Michael Cox, OUP, 1993.
          19th-Century Short Stories by Women, ed. Harriet D. Jump, Routledge, 1998.

'Reality or Delusion'
          The Virago Book of Victorian Ghost Stories, ed. Richard Dalby, Virago, 1988.
          Victorian Ghost Stories, ed. Michael Cox, & R.A Gilbert, OUP, 1991.
          Classic Ghost Stories, ed. John Grafton, Dover Thrift Editions, 1998.

Booklet about Wood

Mrs Henry Wood in Worcester and Malvern by William E. Lee, First Paige, 1992.

Recent Articles/Essays

Sally Shuttleworth, "Demonic Mothers: Ideologies of Bourgeois Motherhood in the Mid-Victorian Era", Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History and the Politics of Gender, L. Shires, ed. Routledge, 1992.

Christine Gibbs, "Sensational Schoolboys: Mrs Henry Wood's Orville College Boys", The Lion and the Unicorn, Vol. 24.1 (January 2000).

Andrew Maunder, "Ellen Wood was a Writer: Rediscovering Collins's Rival", Wilkie Collins Society Journal, New Series, 3, 2000.

Dinah Birch, "Fear among the Teacups", London Review of Books, Vol. 23, No. 3 (February 2001).

Emma Liggins, "Good Housekeeping? Domestic Economy and Suffering Wives in Mrs Henry Wood's Early Fiction", Feminist Readings of Victorian Popular Texts: Divergent Femininities, ed. D Duffy & Emma Liggins, Ashgate, 2001.

Deborah Wynne, "'See What a Big Wide Bed it is': Mrs Henry Wood and the Philistine Imagination", Feminist Readings of Victorian Popular Texts: Divergent Femininities, ed. D Duffy & Emma Liggins, Ashgate, 2001.

Deborah Wynne, "Ellen Wood's East Lynne in the New Monthly Magazine", The Sensation Novel and the Victorian Family Magazine, Palgrave, 2001.

Andrew Mangham, "'I See It; But I Cannot Explain It' : Female Gothicism and the Narrative of female Incarceration in the Novels of Mrs Henry Wood", in Victorian Gothic, Karen Sayer & Rosemary Mitchell (eds.), Leeds University, 2003.

Jannine Wheatley, 'Mrs. Henry Wood (1814 - 1887); An Analysis of the Influence of her Early Life in Worcestershire on her Novels', (Unpublished B.A. dissertation, University of Birmingham, 2003).

Michael Flowers, 'Giving up her Ghosts: An Annotated Bibliography of the Short Supernatural Fiction of Ellen (Mrs. Henry) Wood, 1814 - 1887', (Unpublished M.Phil. thesis, University of Sheffield, 2003).

Alexis Weedon, Victorian Publishing: The Economics of Book Production for a Mass Market, 1836 - 1916, Ashgate, 2003.

Marie Riley, "Writing for the Million: The Enterprising Fiction of Ellen Wood", in Popular Victorian Women Writers, Kay Boardman & Shirley Jones (eds.), Manchester University Press, 2004.

I am very grateful to Gwyn Bailey for sending me details of the Dover Thrift Edition of 'Reality or Delusion?'.
I would also like to thank Andrew Mangham for sending me a copy of Sally Shuttleworth's essay.