A Blighted Life


A Blighted Life

"A Blighted Life" is an 1880 book by Rosina Bulwer Lytton chronicling the events surrounding her incarceration in a Victorian madhouse by her husband Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton and her subsequent release a few weeks later.

Further reading

*Bulwer Lytton, Rosina. "A Blighted Life". Ed. Marie Mulvey-Roberts. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press, 1994. ISBN 1-85506-248-8
*Bulwer Lytton, Rosina. "Cheveley". Ed. Marie Mulvey-Roberts. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2005.
*Bulwer Lytton, Rosina. "Shells in the Sands of Time". Ed. Marie Mulvey-Roberts. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press, 1995. ISBN 1-85506-386-7

*Bulwer Lytton, Edward. "Letters of the late Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton, to his wife: With extracts from her MSS. "Autobiography" and other documents". Ed. Louisa Devey. New York: AMS Press, 1976. ISBN 0-404-08884-8
*Cobbold of Knebworth, David Lytton Cobbold. "A Blighted Marriage". Knebworth: The Knebworth House Education and Preservation Trust, 1999. ISBN 0-9537116-1-7
*Miles, Patricia and Jill Williams. "An Uncommon Criminal". Knebworth: Knebworth House Education and Preservation Trust, 1999.
*Mulvey-Roberts, Marie and Steve Carpenter, Eds. "The Collected Letters of Rosina Bulwer Lytton". London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008. ISBN 1851968032


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