Annotated Bibliography

Battersby, Christine. ‘”In the Shadow of His Language”: May Sinclair’s Portrait of the Artist as Daughter’. New Comparison, 33-34 Spring/Autumn (2002): 102-120.

Boll, Theophilus E. M., ‘On the May Sinclair Collection’, Library Chronicle of the University of Pennsylvania, 27, Winter (1961): 1-15.

—, ‘The Divine Fire (1904) and Martin Eden (1909)’, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, 14.2 (1971): 115-117

—, ‘May Sinclair and the Medico-Psychological Clinic of London’, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 106, Aug. (1962): 310-26.

—, ‘the Mystery of Charlotte Mew and May Sinclair: An Inquiry’, Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 74 Sept. (1970): 445-53.

—, ‘May Sinclair: A Check List’, Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 74 Sept. (1970): 454-67.

—, Miss May Sinclair: Novelist: A Biographical and Critical Introduction, Cranbury: Associated University Presses, 1973.

Bowler, Rebecca, Literary Impressionism: Vision and Memory in Dorothy Richardson, Ford Madox Ford, H.D., and May Sinclair (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Bowler, Rebecca, ‘Pot-boilers or “Glimpses” of Reality? The Cultural and the Material in the Modernist Short Story’ in British Women Short Story Writers, ed. by James Bailey and Emma Young, with an introduction by Ali Smith (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015).

Brown, Penny, ‘May Sinclair: The Conquered Will’ in The Poison at the Source: The Female Novel of Self-Development in the Early Twentieth Century (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1992), pp. 11-49

Davidow, Mary C., ‘The Charlotte Mew-May Sinclair Relationship: A Reply’, Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 75 (1971): 295-300.

De Bont, Leslie, ‘From the Priest to the Therapist: Secrecy, Technique and Language in Ford Madox Ford’s A Call and May Sinclair’s Anne Severn and the Fieldings in Laura Colombino and Max Saunders (ed.s) The Edwardian Ford Madox Ford (New York: Rodopi, 2013), 171-84

—, ‘I hate soldiering’: Ford, May Sinclair, and War Heroism’ in Rob Hawkes and Ashley Chantler (ed.s), War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, Modernism and Psychology (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015), 142-158

Dellamora, R., ‘Female Adolescence in May Sinclair’s Mary Olivier and the Construction of a Dialectic between Victorian and Modern’, Nineteenth-Century Studies 20 (2006): 171-82

Domínguez-Rué, Emma. ‘Pen-Is-Envy: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, Feminism, and the Woman Writer in May Sinclair’s Mary Olivier’, Journal of Gender Studies, 22.2 (2013): 152-165.

Drewery, Claire, Modernist Short Fiction By Women: The Liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf, Farnham: Ashgate, 2011.

Ferrer, Daniel, ‘A Mediated Plunge: From Joyce to Woolf Through Richardson and Sinclair’, Parallaxes: Virginia Woolf Meets James Joyce, Eds. Marco Canani and Sara Sullam, Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014, 25-37.

Finn, H, ‘Writing Lives: Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, Gertrude Stein’. The Cambridge Companion to the Modernist Novel, Ed. M. Shiach, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 191-205.

Forster, Laurel, ‘Nature’s Double Vitality Experiment: May Sinclair’s Interpretation of the New Woman’ in Ann Heilmann (ed.) Feminist Forerunners: New Womanism and Feminism in the Early Twentieth Century (London: Pandora, 2003)

—, ‘Women and War Zones: May Sinclair’s Personal Negotiation with the First World War’ in Teresa Gómez Reus and Aránzazu Usandizaga (ed.s) Inside Out: Women Negotiating, Subverting, Appropriating Public and Private Space (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008), 229-248

Gillespie, Diane F., ‘May Sinclair and the Stream of Consciousness: Metaphors and Metaphysics’, English Literature in Transition 21 (1978): 134-142.

—, ‘“The Muddle of the Middle”: May Sinclair on Women’, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, 4, Fall (1985): 235-51.

—, ‘May Sinclair (1863-1946)’, The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology, ed. Bonnie Kime Scott, Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1990, 436-42.

Gough, Jim, ‘May Sinclair, Idealism-Feminism and the Suffragist Movement’, Journal of the Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric, 3 (2009): 1.17.

Harris, Janice H. ‘Challenging the Script of the Heterosexual Couple: Three Marriage Novels by May Sinclair’, Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature, Fall 29.4 (1993): 436-58.

Hatfield, Len. ‘May Sinclair’. Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, ed. E. F. Bleiler. New York: Schribner’s, 1985, 513-19.

Ingman, H, ‘Religion and the Occult in Women’s Modernism’. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers, ed. Maren Tova Linett, Cambridge University Press, 2010, 187-202.

Jackson, Paul, “The Exquisite Moment”: May Sinclair’s battle for “reality” in the First World War. Minerva Journal of Women and War (2007): 77-90

Johnson, George, Dynamic Psychology in Modernist British Fiction, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

—, ‘May Sinclair: From Psychological Analyst to Anachronistic Modernist’, Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 25.3.4 (2004): 179-189.

—, Mourning and Mysticism in First World War Literature and Beyond: Grappling with Ghosts, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

(Contains a chapter on May Sinclair’s and Virginia Woolf’s mysticism).

Kaplan, Sydney, ‘“Featureless Freedom” or Ironic Submission: Dorothy Richardson and May Sinclair’, College English, (1971): 914-7.

Kemp, Sandra, ‘“But how describe a world seen without a self?” Feminism, Fiction and Modernism’, Critical Quarterly, 1, Spring (1990): 99-121.

Kunka, Andrew J. and Michele K. Troy (eds.), May Sinclair: Moving Towards the Modern, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011.

Liggins, Emma, Odd Women? Spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women’s fiction, 1850s-1930s (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014)

March-Russell, Paul, ‘Pagan Papers: History, Mysticism and Edwardian Childhood’, in Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries (ed.s) Childhood in Edwardian Fiction (London: Palgrave 2009)

Martindale, Philippa, ‘“Against All Hushing Up and Stamping Down”: The Medico-Psychological Clinic of London and the Novelist May Sinclair’, Psychoanalysis and History, 6.2 (July 2004), 177-200

Miracky, James. J., Regenerating the Novel: Gender and Genre in Woolf, Forster, Sinclair and Lawrence, New York: Routledge, 2003.

(Contains a chapter entitled ‘The Sexing of Genius: May Sinclair’s Experimental Novels’, 67-96).

Mumford, Laura Stempel, ‘May Sinclair’s Tree of Heaven: The Vortex of Feminism, the Community of War. Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation. Ed. Helen Cooper, Adrienne Auslander Munich, and Susan Merrill Squier. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989, 168-83.

Neff, Rebeccah Kinnamon, ‘May Sinclair’s Uncanny Stories as Metaphysical Quest’, English Literature in Transition 26.3 (1983): 187-191.

—, ‘”New Mysticism” in the Writings of May Sinclair and T S Eliot’, Twentieth Century Literature, 26 (1979): 82-108.

Padmanabhan, P.S., ‘The Irritant and the Pearl: “Jones’s Karma” and the Poetry and Drama of T. S. Eliot, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 9, June (1982): 188-99.

Pease, Alison, ‘May Sinclair, Feminism and Boredom: “A Dying to Live”’, English Literature in Transition (1880-1920), 49.2 (2006): 168-193.

Phillips, Terry. ‘Battling with the Angel: May Sinclair’s Powerful Mothers’, Image and Power: Women in Fiction in the Twentieth Century, eds. Sarah Sceats and Gail Cunningham, London: Longman, 1996, 128-138.

—, ‘From Hearth to Heath – Angelic Transformations in the Novels of May Sinclair’ in Hogan and Bradstock (ed.s) Women of Faith in Victorian Culture: Reassessing ‘the Angel in the House’ (London: Macmillan, 1998), 101-16

—, ‘At War with the Self: the War Writings of May Sinclair’ in Patrick Quinn and Steven Trout (ed.s) Beyond Modern Memory: Essays on the Great War (London: Palgrave, 2001), 55-66.

Pykett, Lyn (Ed. And Introd.), The Creators, May Sinclair. Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press, 2004.

—, ‘Writing Around Modernism: May Sinclair and Rebecca West’, Outside Modernism: In Pursuit of the English Novel 1900-1930, Eds. Lynne Hapgood and Nancy L. Paxton, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000, 103-122.

Radford, Jean (Introduction), May Sinclair, Life and Death of Harriett Frean, London: Virago, 1980.

—, (Introduction), May Sinclair, Mary Olivier: A Life, London: Virago, 1980.

—, (Introduction), May Sinclair, The Three Sisters, London: Virago, 1982.

Raitt, Suzanne, ‘Charlotte Mew and May Sinclair: A Love Song’, Critical Quarterly, 37 (1995), 3-17.

—, ‘“Contagious Ecstasy”: May Sinclair’s War Journals, Suzanne Raitt and Trudi Tate (eds.), Women’s Fiction and the Great War, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997, 65-84.

—, May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000.

—, ‘May Sinclair and the First World War’, Ideas from the National Humanities Center, 6.2 (Fall 1999), 28-47

—, ‘Literary history as exorcism: May Sinclair meets the Brontës’, in Women and Literary History: “For There She Was”, ed. Katherine Binhammer and Jeanne Wood (Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 2003), 187-200

—, ‘Early British Psychoanalysis and the Medico-Psychological Clinic’, History Workshop Journal, 58 (2004): 63-85

Robb, Kenneth A., ‘May Sinclair: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings About Her’, English Literature in Transition 1880-1920, 16 (1973): 177-231.

Russell, Paul March (Intro), Uncanny Stories, May Sinclair. Ware: Wordsworth Editions, 2006, 7-23.

Scott, Bonnie Kime. ‘Transforming the Novel’. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers, ed. Maren Tova Linett, Cambridge University Press, 2010, 17-32.

Seed, David, ‘“Psychical: Cases: Transformations of the Supernatural in Virginia Woolf and May Sinclair’, Gothic Modernisms, Eds. Andrew Smith and Jeff Wallace, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001, 44-61.

Shin, Kunio. ‘“Social Solecisms” and Their Discontents: The Politics of British Idealism and Emergent Modernism in the Works of May Sinclair and George Gissing, Tsuda Review: The Journal of the Department of English Literature, Culture, Language and Communication, 56 (2012): 57-82.

Smith, Angela K., Suffrage Discourse in Britain During the First World War, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

Stark, Susanne, ‘Overcoming Butlerian Obstacles: May Sinclair and the Problem of Biological Determinism’, Women’s Studies, 21 (1992): 265-83.

Thomas, Jane, ‘In Defence of Emma Hardy’, The Hardy Society Journal, 9.2, Summer (2013): 39-59.

(Addresses May Sinclair’s friendship with Thomas Hardy).

Thurston, Luke, Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: the haunting interval (London: Routledge, 2012)

—, ‘Clouds and Power: May Sinclair’s War’, Journal of Modern Literature, 37.3, Spring (2014): 18-35.

Troy, Michele K., ‘May Sinclair’s The Creators: High-Cultural Celebrity and a Failed Comedy’, English Literature in Transition, 47 (2004): 50-74.

Tylee, Claire, The Great War and Women’s Consciousness: Images of Militarism and Womanhood in Women’s Writings 1914-64 (London: Macmillan, 1990)

Waithe, Mary Ellen, A History of Women Philosophers: Vol 4: Contemporary Women Philosophers 1900-today (London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995), pp. 315-320

Wallace, Diana, Sisters and Rivals in British Fiction: 1914-39, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.

(Contains a chapter entitled ‘Rewriting the Victorians: May Sinclair’s Transitional Modernism’, 75-95).

—, ‘Ventriloquizing the Male: Two Portraits of the Artist as a Young Man by May Sinclair and Edith Wharton’, Men and masculinities 4.4 (2002): 322-33

Wilson, Cheryl, ‘The Victorian Woman Reader in May Sinclair’s Mary Olivier: Self-Stimulation, Intellectual Freedom, and Escape, English Literature in Transition 46 (2003): 365-381.

Wilson, Leigh, ‘She in Her “Armour” and He in his Coat of Nerves’: May Sinclair and the rewriting of Chivalry’, in Ann Heilmann (ed.), Feminist Forerunners: New Womanism and Feminism in the Early Twentieth Century (London: Pandora, 2003), 179-188

Young, Arlene, Culture, Class and Gender in the Victorian Novel (Palgrave Macmillan, 1999)

Chapter: Modern Prometheus Unbound: May Sinclair and The Divine Fire, pp. 157-88

Zegger, Hrisey D., May Sinclair, Boston: Twayne, 1976.


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