Portrait de Lady Caroline Lamb. Bone

Lady Caroline Lamb: A Biography


Brocket Hall, said to be haunted today by Lady Caroline Lamb

In this article, I argue for a reconsideration of the , using Caroline Lamb’s (1816) as a case study. I challenge the conventional narrative of the rise of the novel that labels the as a vestigial form with no place in relation to the dominant realist novel. In making this argument, I establish a social reading practice, singular to , using archival materials to illustrate the ways in which Regency readers circulated keys and gossip about and Lamb’s life as a part of their response to the novel. Such a reading practice opens up possibilities for a marginalized writer, especially a marginalized female writer like Lamb, to disseminate gossip about herself as a way to enter a literary marketplace.

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Caroline Lamb was born in 1960. Caroline currently lives in Boston.

  • Paul Douglass and Leigh Wetherall Dickson (2009) The Collected Works of Lady Caroline Lamb. Pickering & Chatto.
  • Title: Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

    Caroline Lamb's immediate neighbors in , are 2 individuals in 2 households.

    After enduring Robert Bolt's rather turgid retelling of Lady Caroline Lamb's ill-fated love and finding myself, once again, unable to warm to his real-life wife (at the time), the rather tiresome Sarah Miles, the whole enterprise was redeemed by that fabulously funny curtain line. When told that Lady Caroline has died of a broken heart, one of her chief female detractors faces the camera (through the lace curtains of a window, I seem to recall) and hisses, (Alas! I'm not quoting verbatim, since I haven't seen this since its theatrical release, but here goes...) "She would!, wouldn't she?!?" I laughed all the way out to the parking lot. Not available on video, apparently, and if they do unearth this bit of cinematic costume jewellry (not really a precious gem, mind you), let us hope that it will be on DVD where the Panavision/widescreen ratio will be preserved.