Anne Mellor Bibliography

Compiled by Roxanne Eberle


Blake's Human Form Divine. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. Print.

English Romantic Irony. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980. Print.

Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters. New York: Methuen and London: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1988. Print.

Romanticism & Gender. New York and London: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1993. Print.

Mothers of the Nation: Women's Political Writing in England, 1780-1830. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. Print.

Edited Volumes

Editor, Romanticism And Feminism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988. Print.

Consulting Editor, with Stephen Behrendt, Approaches to Teaching Frankenstein. New York: Modern Language Association Publications, 1991. Print.

Editor, with Audrey Fisch and Esther H. Schor, The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Print.

Editor, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. New York: Washington Square Press, 1995. Print.

Editor, with Richard E. Matlak, British Literature, 1780-1830. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace, 1993. Rep. 1997, 1998, 1999. Print.

Editor, with Maximillian E. Novak, Passionate Encounters in a Time of Sensibility. Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 2000. Print.

Editor, with Jonathan Post and Felicity Nussbaum, Forging Connections: Women's Poetry From The Renaissance To Romanticism. Special Issue of Huntington Library Quarterly. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2002. Print.

Editor, with Noelle Chao. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria. New York: Longman Cultural Edition, 2007. Print.

Editor, with Michelle Levy, Lucy Aikin’s Epistles on Women and Other Novels. St. Petersborough, Canada: Broadview Press, 2011. Print.


“Nathalie Sarraute” In On Contemporary Literature. Ed. Richard Kostelanetz. New York: Avon Books, 1964: 555-578. Print.

“Irony in Yeats's Byzantium Poems.” Tennessee Studies in Literature 2 (1964): 129-142. Print.

“Wordsworth's Conversations: A Reading of ‘The Two April Mornings’ and ‘The Fountain’.” ELH 33 (1966): 43-52. Print.

“Blake's 1795 Color-Prints: An Interpretation.” In William Blake: Essays for S. Foster Damon. Ed. A. Rosenfeld. Brown University Press, 1969: 117-130. Print.

“Blake’s Designs for ‘The Book of Thel’: An Affirmation of Innocence.” Philological Quarterly 50 (1971): 173-207. Print.

“The Human Form Divine and the Structure of Blake's Jerusalem” Studies in English Literature 5 (1971): 173-98. Print.

“Keats’s Face Of Moneta: Source And Meaning.” Keats-Shelley Journal: Keats, Shelley, Byron, Hunt, And Their Circles 25 (1976): 65-80. Print.

“Physiognomy, Phrenology, and Blake's Visionary Heads.” In Blake in His Time. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978: 53-74. Print.

“Coleridge’s ‘This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison’ and the Categories of English Landscape." Studies In Romanticism 18 (1979): 253-270. Print.

“On Romantic Irony, Symbolism And Allegory.” Criticism: A Quarterly For Literature And The Arts 21 (1979): 217-229. Print.

“Blake's Portrayal Of Women.” Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly 16.3 (1982): 148-155. Print.

“On Feminist Utopias.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 9.3 (1982): 241-262. Print.

With John B. Bender. “Liberating the Sister Arts: Revolution in Blake’s ‘Infant Sorrow.’” ELH 50 (1983): 297-319. Print.

“’You’re only a rebel from the waist downwards’: Orwell's View of Women.” In Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ed. Peter Stansky. Stanford University Press: Stanford Alumni Association, 1983: 115-125. Print.

“A Dialogue with Ursula LeGuin.” In Women Writers of the West Coast. Ed. Marilyn Yalom. Santa Barbara, CA.: Capra Press, 1983: 69-78. Print.

“Teaching Wordsworth and Women.” In Approaches to Teaching Wordsworth's Poetry Ed. Spencer Hall with Jonathon Ramsey. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1986: 142-6. Print.

Frankenstein: A Feminist Critique of Science.” In One Culture: Essays on Literature and Science. Ed. George Levine. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, l987: 287-312. Repr. in the Norton Critical Edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Ed. Paul Hunter. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996. Print.

“Possessing Nature: The Female in Frankenstein.” In Romanticism and Feminism. Ed. Anne K. Mellor. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988: 220-232. Print.

“Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience: A Feminist Perspective.” Nineteenth-Century Studies 2 (1988): 1-18. Print.

“The Politics Of Literary Study: A Feminist Program.” Pacific Coast Philology 24.1-2 (1989): 14-18. Print.

“Why Women Didn't Like Romanticism: the Views of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley.” In The Romantics and Us: Essays on Literature and Culture. Ed. Gene Ruoff. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990: 274-287. Print.

“Choosing a Text of Frankenstein to Teach.” In Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein. Ed. Stephen Behrendt and Anne Mellor. New York: MLA Publications, 1990: 31-37. Print.

Frankenstein and the Sublime.” In Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein. Ed. Stephen Behrendt and Anne Mellor. New York: MLA Publications, 1990: 99-104. Print.

“Writing the Self/Self Writing.” In Self/Text. Ed. Ian Donaldson. National Humanities Centre Publications, National University of Australia, 1993. Print.

“A Novel Of Their Own: Romantic Women's Fiction, 1790-1830.” In The Columbia History of the British Novel. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994: 327-351. Print.

“Joanna Baillie And The Counter-Public Sphere.” Studies In Romanticism 33.4 (1994): 559-567. Print.

“British Romanticism, Gender and Three Women Artists.” In The Consumption of Culture, 1600-1800: Image, Object, Text. Ed. Ann Bermingham and John Brewer. London: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1995: 121-142. Print.

“A Criticism Of Their Own: Romantic Women Literary Critics.” In Questioning Romanticism. Ed. John Beer. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995: 29-48. Print.

"Immortality or Monstrosity? Reflections on the Sublime in Romantic Literature and Art.” In The Romantic Imagination: Literature and Art in England and Germany. Ed. Frederick Burwick. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 1996: 225-239. Print.

“’Am I Not A Woman, And A Sister?’: Slavery, Romanticism, and Gender.” In Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture, 1780-1834. Ed. Alan Richardson and Sonia Hofkosh. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996: 311-329. Print.

“Sex, Violence, And Slavery: Blake And Wollstonecraft.” Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies In English And American History And Literature 58.3-4 (1996): 345-370. Print.

“Righting The Wrongs Of Woman: Mary Wollstonecraft's Maria.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 19.4 (1996): 413-424. Print.

“The Female Poet and the Poetess: Two Traditions of British Women’s Poetry, 1780-1830.” Studies in Romanticism 36.2 (Summer 1997): 261-276. Repr. in Women's Poetry in the Enlightenment: The Making of a Canon, 1730-1820. Ed. Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain. London: Macmillan, 1999: 81-98. Print.

“Distinguishing the Poetess from the Female Poet." In Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Ed. Stephen Behrendt and Harriet Kramer Linkin. New York: Modern Language Association, 1997: 63-69. Print.

“Romanticism, Gender, And The Anxieties Of Empire: An Introduction.” European Romantic Review 8.2 (1997): 148-154. Print.

With Richard Matlak. “Anthologising The New Romanticism.” Romanticism On The Net: An Electronic Journal Devoted To Romantic Studies 7 (1997). Web. 27 July 2013.

“Romanticism, Difference and the Aesthetic.” Pacific Coast Philology 34:2 (1999): 127-141. Print.

“Mary Robinson And The Scripts Of Female Sexuality.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 22 (2000): 271-304. Repr. in Representations of the Self from the Renaissance to Romanticism. Ed. Jayne Lewis and Jill Kowalik. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000: 230-259. Print.

“Women Writers in the Romantic Century, 1750-1850.” European Romantic Review 11.1 (2000): 21-24. Print.

“Reflections on Writing Mary Shelley's Life.” In Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley: Writing Lives. Ed. M. Buss, D. L. Macdonald, and Anne McWhir. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2001: 233-241. Print.

“Were Women Writers ‘Romantics’?” Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal Of Literary History 62.4 (2001): 393-405. Print.

“Keats and the Complexities Of Gender.” The Cambridge Companion to Keats. Ed. Susan Wolfson. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001: 214-229. Print.

“Blake, the Apocalypse and Romantic Women Writers.” In Romanticism and Millenarianism. Ed. Tim Fulford. New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002: 139-152. Print.

“Coleridge and the Question of Female Talents.” Romanticism: The Journal Of Romantic Culture And Criticism 8.2 (2002): 115-130. Print.

“Interracial Sexual Desire in Charlotte Dacre's Zofloya.” European Romantic Review 13.2 (2002): 169-173. Print.

“Wollstonecraft and the Women Writers Of Her Day.” In The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft. Ed. Claudia Johnson. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002: 141-159. Print.

“Frankenstein, Racial Science, and the ‘Yellow Peril.’” In Romantic Science: The Literary Forms of Natural History. Ed. Noah Heringmen. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003: 173-196. Print.

“Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: An Introduction.” In Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley. Ed. Esther Schor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003: 1-33. Print.

“Feminism." In Romanticism: An Oxford Guide. Ed. Nicholas Roe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004: 182-198. Print.

“Romantic Orientalism Begins at Home: Elizabeth Hamilton's Translations of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah.” Studies in Romanticism 44 (Summer 2005): 151-164. Print.

“Jane Austen Now and Then - A Perspective from California.” In Austen. Oggi e Ieri. Ed. Beatrice Battaglia and Diego Saglia. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2005: 211-214. Print.

“Embodied Cosmopolitanism and the British Romantic Woman Writer.” European Romantic Review 17.3 (2006): 289-300. Print.

With Susan Wolfson. “Romanticism, Feminism, History, Historicism: A Conversation.” Romanticism, History, Historicism: Essays on an Orthodoxy. Ed. Damian Walford Davies. New York: Routledge, 2009: 143-162. Print.

“Women in The Lyrical Ballads.” A View in the Rear-Mirror: Romantic Aesthetics, Culture, and Science Seen from Today. Ed. Walter Pape. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher, 2006: 63-71. Print.

“What's Different About ‘Regency’ Women Writers?” Keats-Shelley Journal 55(2006): 42-47. Print.

“The Baffling Swallow: Gilbert White, Charlotte Smith and the Limits of Natural History.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 31.4 (2009): 299-310. Print.

“Telling Her Sory: Lucy Aikin’s Epistles on Women (1810) and the Rewriting of Western History.” Women’s Studies 39.5 (2010): 430-450. Print.

“’Anguish No Cessation Knows’: The Female Authored Elegy, 1660-1830.” The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy. Ed. Karen Weisman. Oxford University Press, 2010: 442-462. Print.

“Thoughts on Romanticism and Gender.” European Romantic Review 23 (2012): 343-348. Print.

“On the Publication of Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.” In BRANCH: Britain, Representation, and Nineteenth-Century History. Web. 27 July 2013.

“From Muses to Matrons: Visual Representations of Bluestockings.” In Brilliant Women. Ed. Elizabeth Eger. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. Print.

“The Debate on the Rights of Woman: Wollstonecraft’s Influence on the Women Writers of Her Day.” In Feminist Debates. Ed. Enit Steiner. Rodopi Press, forthcoming. Print.

“Political Writings.” In Cambridge Companion to British Romantic Women Writers. Ed. Devoney Looser. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming. Print.

With Alexandra Milsom. “Fanny Price, Grateful Negroes and the Stockholm Syndrome.” Persuasions On-line 34. Forthcoming. Print.

“Gender Boundaries.” In Oxford Companion to Romanticism. Ed. David Duff. Oxford University Press, forthcoming. Print.