1870-1872

Events

Ralph the Heir

January 1870 - July 1871

Anthony Trollope, serialized monthly in St. Paul's Magazine.

The Terrible Sights of London

March 1870

Thomas Archer

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

April 1870 - September 1870

Charles Dickens, issued in monthly shilling parts.

D. Rossetti's Poems

April 26, 1870

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, single volume titled Poems.

Sir Harry Hotspur

May 1870 - December 1870

Anthony Trollope, serialized monthly in Macmillan's Magazine.

Lothair

May 2, 1870

Benjamin Disraeli, 3 volumes

Talbot Harland

May 4, 1870 - July 27, 1870

William Harrison Ainsworth, serialized weekly in Bow Bells.

The Adventures of Harry Richmond

September 1870 - November 1871

George Meredith, serialized monthly in Cornhill Magazine.

Tower Hill

February 1, 1871 - April 26, 1871

William Harrison Ainsworth, serialized weekly in Bow Bells.

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

February 24, 1871

Charles Darwin, published in two volumes.

A Terrible Temptation

April 1871 - September 1871

Charles Reade, serialized monthly in Cassell's Magazine.

Primitive Culture

April 1871

Edward Burnett Tylor, published in two volumes.

Poor Miss Finch

October 1871 - March 1872

Wilkie Collins, serialized monthly in Cassell's Magazine.

The Coming Race (Vril, the Power of the Coming Race)

October 1871

Anonymously published (later attributed to Edward Bulwer-Lytton). Reprinted as Vril, the Power of the Coming Race in 1872.

Middlemarch

December 1871 - December 1872

George Eliot, issued in 8 parts every other month until October 1872, when a new part issued each month until December 1872.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

December 1871

Lewis Carroll (dated 1872 but published in December 1871)

Pygmalion and Galatea, an Original Mythological Comedy

December 9, 1871

Play in blank verse by W.S. Gilbert, premiers at the Haymarket Theatre, London