Bibliography of Works by Angela Thirkell

 

We are indebted to Mr. D. J. Gilson and The Journal of The Angela Thirkell Society for the Angela Thirkell bibliography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • “Up the Airy Mountain,” The News Chronicle, 29 October – 2 November 1934. A long short story published in five consecutive issues.
  • “The First Nowell,” Illustrated London News, Christmas Number (1934): 33-36.
  • “Pantomime. Tony, of High Rising, Discovers Ecstasy,” Harper’s Bazaar 11, No. 5, February 1935.
  • “The Great Art of Riding with Tony of High Rising and George Knox,” Harper’s Bazaar 12, No. 6, September 1935.
  • “St. Valentine’s Holiday: A Tony Morland Story,” Harper’s Bazaar 12, No. 5, February 1936.
  • “High Voltage at Low Rising: A Tony Morland Story,” Harper’s Bazaar 15, No. 1, January 1937.
  • “Mr. Tupper and the Poets…: A Victorian Best Seller,” The Times Literary Supplement, 26 February 1938.
  • “Mapmaking in Barsetshire,” The Trollopian 3, March 1949.
  • “David Copperfield Reconsidered,” The Dickensian 45, June 1949.
  • “More than Fifty Years ago: Memories of Christmas Told Enchantingly for Children…of All Ages,” Home and Gardens 30, No. 6, December 1949.
  • “The Horatian Society,” Address delivered before the Society at its Dinner Held at the Savoy Hotel, 18 July 1950. (Three paragraphs). IS THERE A VERSION OF HATEFUL BOYS?
  • “Henry Kingsley,” The St. John and Red Cross Hospital Library Broadsheet 5, No. 4, August 1950.
  • “Henry Kingsley, 1830-1876,” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 5, no. 3 (March 1951): 175-187.
  • “Three Reasons Why I Like Australia,” South Australian Homes and Gardens, December 1950.
  • “The Works of Henry Kingsley,” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 5, no. 4 (March 1951): 273-293.
  • “Morning, Afternoon, and Night,” Homes and Gardens, No. 10, 11, 12, and 13, April-July, 1951. Short novel published in four consecutive issues.
  • “Edwin Drood on the Stage”, The Dickensian, 47, Summer 1951.
  • “The Advance of Science,” Spectator 187, 17 August 1951.
  • “Operation Zebra,” Spectator 188, 4 January 1952. Reprinted in Spectator Harvest, with a foreword by Wilson Harris. Hamish Hamilton, 1952.
  • “Angela Thirkell Writes for You,” The Writer 12, July 1953.
  • “Angela Thirkell Tells How the Reader Looks at Books – From the Author’s Point of View,” The Writer 16, October 1955.
  • “In the Gargoyle: A Gentlemanly Night Club,” Melbourne Argus (date unknown)
IN ANTHOLOGIES
  • Christmas at Mulberry Lodge, in Shining Tree and Other Christmas Stories, by Hildegarde Hawthorne and others, Knopf, 1940.
  • Nice Day in Town, in London Calling, edited by Storm Jameson, Harper, 1942.
REVIEWS
  • Review of The Pre-Raphaelite Tragedy, by William Gaunt. Book of the Month, May 1942.
  • A Score of Ghosts,” The Second Ghost Book, by Lady Cynthia Asquith. Truth 1952.
  • Review of The Little Emperors, by Alfred Duggan. New York Herald Tribune Book Review, 1 February 1953.
  • Review of William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary, by E. P. Thompson. Library Review, Summer 1955.
INTRODUCTIONS
  • Persuasion, by Jane Austen, Williams & Norgate, 1946.
  • Cranford, by Mrs. Gaskell, The Novel Library, Hamish Hamilton, 1951.
  • The Newcomes, by William Makepeace Thackery, Cambridge University Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1954.
  • The Warden, by Anthony Trollope, Limited Editions Club/Heritage Press, 1955.
  • Essays by Divers Hands, edited by Angela Thirkell for the Royal Society of Literature, New Series, Oxford University Press, 1956.
  • Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope, Limited Editions Club/Heritage Press, 1958.
EARLY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS
  • “Letters from a Shepherd of Arcady to a Little Girl,” Cornhill Magazine, November 1921.
  • “An Evening with J. M. Barrie,” The Forum, June 1922.
  • “The Irish Players and Some Critics,” The Forum, 5 July 1922.
  • “Manual Garcia, the Teacher of Jenny Lind: Some Notes and Personal Reminiscences,” Cornhill Magazine, September 1922.
  • “Kipling and the Tourists,” The Forum, 8 November 1922.
  • “Songs my Nurses Taught Me,” Cornhill Magazine, September 1923.
  • “British Music in Melbourne,” The Forum, 16 January 1924.
  • “William Paton Ker: An Anniversary Memoir from Overseas,” Cornhill Magazine, July 1924.
  • “Chequers: The Baldwins at Home: Prime Minister’s Diversions,” The Argus, 31 March 1928.
  • “On Stanley,” The West Australian, 21 April 1928.
  • “Our Charming Decadents and These Alarming Women: A Plea for Some Sartorial Distinction for the Indication of Sex,” The Home, 1 May 1928.
  • “A Film Society: London Example, Interesting Pictures,” The Argus, 5 May 1928.
  • “The Charm of Birds, Viscountess Grey at Home,” The Argus, 26 May 1928.
  • “Food and Art: The Tate Gallery with its Aesthetic and Gastric Appeals: And a Suggestion for Mural Decoration in Australia,” The Home, 1 June 1928.
  • “Thoughts on Turkish Baths, with a Note on the Horrors of Being an Introvert,” The Home, 2 July 1928.
  • “Shakespeare Did Not Dine Out,” Cornhill Magazine, August 1928.
  • “A Healthy Mind in a Clean Body,” The Home, 1 September 1928.
  • “Lord Balfour: Some Reminiscences,” The Argus Camera Supplement, 29 September 1928.
  • “Rossetti, 1828-1882,” Sidney Morning Herald, 29 September 1928.
  • “Kipling’s Uncle: Frederick W. Macdonald, 1842-1928,” Sydney Morning Herald, 20 October 1928.
  • “Casanova, the Press and the Censor: Being a Plea for a Little Less Moral Protection,” The Home, 1 November 1928.
  • “R. L. S.: A Footnote to One of his Letters. A Girlhood Memory,” Observer, 11 November 1928.
  • “Why I am Not an Ancient Roman,” London Mercury, December 1928.
  • “Australia in 1842: How a Convict Prospered,” Argus, 9 March 1929.
  • “Gravely Speaking of These Final Departures,” The Home, 1 May 1929.
  • “The Sneakthief: Showing How These Modern Conditions are Responsible for the Loss of Some of Our Most Cherished Evils,” The Home, 1 May 1929.
  • “Virgil and the Goats,” Spectator, 15 June 1929.
  • “Mamsell Fredrika,” Fortnightly Review, August 1929.
  • “An Australian Valley: Where the Bush Begins,” The Times, 26 August 1929.
  • “Euterpe in Melbourne: A Note on Fritz Hart and the New Miracles He is Working in Music,” The Home, 2 September 1929.
  • “Why Marry a Sleuth?” The Home, 1 April 1930.
  • “Divagations on the Censorship,” The Home, 1 July 1930.
  • “A Grandfather of Famous Men: George Browne MacDonald, 1805-1869,” The Page, 5 July 1930.
  • “Charles Risohbieth Jury: The Adelaide Poet,” The Page, 23 August 1930.
  • “A Week in an Australian Country House,” The National Review, September 1930.
  • “The Modern Boy,” The Australian Woman’s World, 1 November 1930.
  • “We Shall Going in England,” Cornhill Magazine, November 1931.
  • “Mother Goose: A Critical Review of her Collected Works,” London Mercury, May 1932.
  • “A Contribution to Clara Gazul,” Cornhill Magazine, June 1932.
  • “Wilfred Heeley’s Letters from India: 1857,” The National Review, March 1934.
  • “The Private View,” Cornhill Magazine, November 1934.