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L. T. Meade

Also known as: Elizabeth “Lillie” Thomasina Meade, Mrs. L.T. Meade, Mrs. Toulmin Smith


A portrait of L. T. Meade
L.T. Meade (née Elizabeth Thomasina Meade), by Bassano Ltd, 3 June 1910 - NPG x104103 - © National Portrait Gallery, London.Image used under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND License.

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Further Reading

Dawson, Janis. “Introduction,” in The Sorceress of the Strand and Other Stories. Ed. Janis Dawson. Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Broadview Press, 2016, 13-40.

Dawson, Janis. “'Write a little bit every day': L.T. Meade, Self-Representation, and the Professional Woman Writer." Victorian Review, Vol. 35 No. 1, Spring 2009, 132-152.

Meade, L. T. “How I Began,” Girl’s Realm, November 1900, 57-64.

Mitchell, Sally. “Meade [married name Toulmin Smith], Elizabeth Thomasina (1844–1914).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Oxford University Press, 2004-16. Online edition.

Reimer, Mavis. "L. T. Meade (5 June 1844-26 October 1914)." British Children's Writers, 1880-1914. Ed. by Laura M. Zaidman, Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 141, 1994,186-198. Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online.