The Bibliography

Ayer, Katherine, ‘Elizabeth von Arnim (Countess Mary Annette Beauchamp Russell)’, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol 197: Late-Victorian and Edwardian British Novelists: Second Series (Gale, 1999)

Brown, Erica, ‘Elizabeth von Arnim’, in The Literary Encyclopedia, <http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=155> [accessed 7 July 2009]

Brown, Erica, Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel: Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2013)

Chambers, Helen. “Elizabeth von Arnim’s Novel Fräulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther — An Anti-Werther?” In Connections: Essays in Honour of Eda Sagarra on the Occasion of Her 60th Birthday, edited by Peter Skrine, Rosemary E. Wallbank-Turner and Jonathan West, 55-60. Stuttgart: Hans-Dieter Heinz Verlag, 1993.

Coelsch-Foisner, Sabine, review of Marianne Flassbeck’s Gauklerin der Literatur: Elizabeth von Arnim und der weibliche Humor (Rüsselsheim: Christel Göttert, 2003) [The Female Imposter of Literature: Elizabeth von Arnim and Female Humour], Zeitschrift F R Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 52.3, (2004), 303-4

Cooper, Anice Page. Authors and Others. 1927. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries, 1927. Reprint 1970.

De Charms, Leslie, Elizabeth of the German Garden (London: Heinemann, 1958)

Drew, Elizabeth, The Modern Novel: Some Aspects of Contemporary Fiction (London: Jonathan Cape, 1926)

Haines, Sheila, ‘“Angles Had Everywhere Taken the Place of Curves”: Elizabeth von Arnim and the German Garden’ Turn-of-the-Century-Women, 2 (1985) 36-41

Hausman, Bernice L., Journal of Medical Humanities: ‘Between Science and Nature: Interpreting Lactation Failure in Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Pastor’s Wife’, 20.2 (1999)

Hennegan, Alison, ‘In a Class of Her Own: Elizabeth von Arnim’, in Women Writers of the 1930s, ed. by Maroula Joannou (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999), pp. 100-112

Hollington Michael. “‘Elizabeth’ and Her Books.” Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Asssociation 87 (1997): 43-52.

Holzer, Stefanie. “‘Zu jener Zeit hatten wir noch nichts gegen die Deutschen’: Über Elizabeth von Arnim.” Merkur 59, no. 5 (2005): 436-41.

Jüngling, Kirsten, and Brigitte Roßbeck. Elizabeth von Arnim. Frankfurt am Main: Insel Verlag, 1996.

Komm, Katrin. Das Kaiserreich in Zeitromanen von Hedwig Dohm und Elizabeth von Arnim. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, 2004.

Lanning, George. “Elizabeth’s The Pastor’s Wife.” In Rediscoveries. Ed. David Madden, 209-32. New York: Crown Publishers, 1971.

Lawrence, Margaret, The School of Femininity: A Book For and About Women As They Are Interpreted Through Feminine Writers of Yesterday and Today (New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1936; Folcroft Library Editions, 1976)

Lowndes, Marie Belloc. The Merry Wives of Westminster. London: Macmillan, 1946.

Moine, Fabienne. Elizabeth von Arnim’s Garden Memoirs: Cultivating Feminism?“ Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, 76 (March 2013) pp

Maddison, Isobel. ‘Constructing the Maternal in the Writing of Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim’, All Granite, Fog and Female Fiction: Gender and Middlebrow Fiction, (forthcoming Amsterdam: Brill/Rodopi, 2016)

Maddison, Isobel. Elizabeth von Arnim: Beyond the German Garden. (Farnham: UK Ashgate, 2013)

Maddison, Isobel. ‘The Curious Case of Christine: Elizabeth von Arnim’s War-time Text,’ First World War Studies, 2012, 3.2, pp. 183-200

Maddison, Isobel. ‘Katherine Mansfield’s Writing Game and World War One,’ Katherine Mansfield and World War One, Vol 6 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press: 2014) pp. 42-55

Maddison, Isobel. ‘A Second Flowering’, London Library Magazine, 2012, Issue 15, pp.14-16.

Mansfield, Katherine, Novels and Novelists, ed. by J Middleton Murray (London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1930)

Miller, Jane Eldridge. Rebel Women: Feminism, Modernism and the Edwardian Novel. (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997)

O’Connor, Noreen. “Narrative Symptoms: Cultural Trauma, Gender, and Modernism After the First World War.” PhD Dissertation, The George Washington University, 2007.

Phillips, Terry, ‘The Rules of War: Gothic Transgressions in First World War Fiction’, Gothic Studies, 2000, 2.2, pp. 232-244

Roemhild, Juliane, “Beauty’s Price: Femininty as an Aesthetic Commodity in Elizabeth von Arnim’s Novels“, Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, 74 (Oct 2011), p. 123-140

Roemhild, Juliane, ‘“Betwixt and Between”: Reading von Arnim Writing Elizabeth’, Working Papers on the Web, 11 (July 2008) <http://extra.shu.ac.uk/wpw/middlebrow/index.html> [accessed 7 July 2009]

Roemhild, Juliane, Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim. “At her most radiant moment” (New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2014)

Roemhild, Juliane, “Worms of the Same Family – Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim”, in Katherine Mansfield and Influence, eds. Melinda Harvey & Sarah Ailwood (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2015).

Schreibersdorf, Lisa. “Hyphens on the Home Front: Imagining American Culture through the German-American Hyphen, 1911-1919.” PhD diss., University of Wisconsin, 2005.

Shepherd, Jennifer L. “The Art of Modern Living and the Making of English Middlebrow Culture at the Fin de Siècle: The Case of Elizabeth von Arnim.” PhD diss., University of Alberta, 2005.

Shepherd, Jennifer, ‘Marketing Middlebrow Feminism: Elizabeth von Arnim, the New Woman and the Fin-de-Siecle Book Market’, Philological Quarterly, 84:1 (2005) 105-131

Smith, Angela K., ed., Women’s writing of the First World War: An Anthology (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000)

Stoneman, Patsy, Brontë Transformations: The Cultural Dissemination of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights (Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1996)

Swinnerton, Frank, Background with Chorus: A Footnote to Changes in English Literary Fashion Between 1901 and 1917 (London: Hutchinson & Co., 1956)

Swinnerton, Frank, Figures in the Foreground: Literary Reminiscences 1917-1940 (London: Hutchinson & Co., 1963)

Swinnerton, Frank, The Georgian Literary Scene 1910-1935, rev. edn (London: Hutchinson & Co, 1935; rev. 1969)

Usborne, Karen, ‘Elizabeth’, The Author of Elizabeth and her German Garden (London: The Bodley Head, 1986)

Walker, Jennifer. Elizabeth of the German Garden: A Literary Journey; a Biography of Elizabeth Von Arnim. (London: Book Guild, 2013)

Wells, H.G. H.G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography. Edited by G.P. Wells. London: Faber and Faber, 1984.


Letters by Henry James in which von Arnim is mentioned 

Henry James to Hugh Walpole. 19 May 1912. In Henry James: Letters. Edited by Leon Edel, 618-20. Vol. 4. Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1984.

Henry James t o Hugh Walpole. 21 November 1914. Henry James: Letters. Edited by Leon Edel. Vol. 4, 727-31. Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1984.


Letters by Katherine Mansfield in which von Arnim is mentioned (not complete) 

Katherine Mansfield to Elizabeth von Arnim. October 1922. In The Letters of Katherine Mansfield, edited by John Middleton Murry, 410. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941.

Katherine Mansfield to John Middleton Murry. After 19 November 1922. In Letters between Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry, edited by Cherry A. Hankin, 391. London: Virago, 1988.

Katherine Mansfield to Dorothy Brett. 1 October 1921. In The Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield, edited by Vincent O’Sullivan. Vol. 4, 287. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1996.


Letters by Virginia Woolf in which von Arnim is mentioned 

———. To Ethel Smyth. 21 September 1930. In The Letters of Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Vol. 4, 217-18. London: Hogarth Press, 1975.

———. To Ethel Smyth. 5 September 1930. In The Letters of Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Vol. 4, 209. London: Hogarth Press, 1978.

———. To Ethel Smyth. 27 February 1930. In The Letters of Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Vol. 4, 144-45. London: Hogarth Press, 1978.

———. To Violet Dickinson. May 1907. In The Letters of Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Vol. 1, 294-95. London: Hogarth Press, 1975.