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Napoleonic Fiction, Drama & Poetry
Napoleonic Bee
About, Edmond (1828-1885) 
L'homme à l'oreille cassée (Paris, 1862) [Paris, 1876 Digital Edition: Gallica] Translated as The Man with the Broken Ear (New York, 1867)[Gaslight ed.], and Colonel Fougas' mistake: A novel, in two volumes (London, 1878); 1813 to November 1859.
Adams, Henry A. (fl. 1893-1894)
Napoleon, a play in four acts (New York, 1894) 19th century American drama.
Albert (1789-1865)
L'orpheline de Waterloo : drame en trois actes, par MM. Albert et Benjamin Gastineau (Paris : Marchant ; Bruxelles : Tarride, [1847?]) 30p. French drama.

Le chevalier du temple : drame en cinq actes, par MM. Albert et F. Labrousse ; musique de M. Chautagne ; mise en scène de M. Grandville ; divertissement de M. Laluyé ; représenté pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre de l'Ambigu-Comique, le 14 avril 1838 (Paris, 1838?) French drama.

Alboise du Pujol, Jules Edouard (1805-1854)
La nappe et le torchon, drame-vaudeville en trois actes (Paris, 1852) French drama.

La jacquerie : opera en quatre actes (Paris, 1838) French drama.

Alcanter de Brahm, Jeanne Ichard, Mme. (1890-  )
In Secret Service; a mystery story of Napoleon's court translated by Virginia Olcott; with a foreword by Professor Frédéric Georges Hoffherr ... illustrated by Robert Lawson. (Philadelphia, London, 1937) Translated from the French of Jean Rosmer (comtesse Brahm). 
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. 
Alcock, Deborah (1835-1913) 
The Czar: A Tale of the Time of the First Napoleon (1882) Character and reign of Alexander I; Napoleon's Russian campaign and invasion of France by the allies described, 1800-1825. (Juvenile fiction)
Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich (1886-1957) (pseud. for Landau, Mark Aleksandrovich)
Saint Helena, little island  (New York, 1924?) Translation of Sviataia Elena.
SUBJECT: Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. 

Deviatoe Termidora ; Chertov most (Moskva) The Ninth Thermidor and The Devil's Bridge, along with Saint Helena, little island comprise the trilogy "Myslitel'" (The Thinker).
Alekseev, Sergei.
Mikhal Kutuzov (Moskva, 1997)
SUBJECT:  Kutuzov, Mikhail Illarionovich, -- svetleishi kniaz Smolenskii, -- 1745-1813 -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia – Campaigns -- Fiction. 
Alfaya, Javier. 
Eminencia, o, La memoria fingida (Madrid, 1993)
SUBJECT:  Spain -- History – Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 -- Fiction. España -- Historia -- Invasión napoleónica, 1808-1813 -- Novela. Novela histórica Spanish fiction -- 20th century Novela española -- Siglo XX 
Allen, Hervey (1889-1949)
Anthony Adverse (1933) Young man travels all over the world in quest of adventure. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Aloni, Nisim
Napolyon, hai o met! : mahazeh 'im pizmonim (Napoleon alive or dead!) (Yerushalayim, 1993) Hebrew drama.
Amherst, J.H. (1776-1851)
Napoleon Buonaparte's invasion of Russia; or, The conflagration of Moscow; a grand military and equestrian spectacle in three acts... (London, 1825) Drama.

The Battle of Waterloo a grand military melo-drama in three acts (London, 1824?) 36p. British drama.

Aminoff, Léonie (1870- )
Torchlight Series of Napoleonic Novels 
1.  Revolution (New York, 1921) 
2.  Love (1922) 
3.  Ambition (1923) 
4.  Success (1924) 
5.  Victory (1925)
6.  Triumph (1926) 
7.  Glory (1927) 
8.  Arrogance (1928) 
9.  Storm (1930) 
10. Retreat (1938) 
Ammers-Küller, Jo van (1884-1966)

Elzelina, Die Reiterin der Grande Armée (Bremen, 1940) Novel of Ida St.Elme and her love for Michel Ney. [Comments from Rosemarie Duephans]

Ancelot, François (1794-1854)
Une dame de l'empire, comédie-vaudeville en un acte, par MM. Ancelot et Paulin [pseud.] Représentée, pour la première fois, sur le théâtre du Vaudeville, le 17 mars 1834 (Paris, 1834) French Drama.
Andric, Ivo (1892-1975)

Bosnian Story (translated ed. 1959) The people and atmosphere of the seven years before Napoleon's fall. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Andriessen, Pieter Jacob (1815-1877)
Elba en Sint-Helena; of, De dubbele val van het eerste keizerrijk, 1814-1821 (Leiden, 1905)
SUBJECT:    Napoleon -- I, -- emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 – Fiction.
Anglemont, Edouard d' (1798-1876)
Le duc d'Enghien, histoire-drame (Paris, 1832) 298p. French drama.
Enghien, Louis Antoine Henri de Bourbon-Condé, duc d', 1772-1804 -- Drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Drama.
Anicet Bourgeois, M. (Auguste) (1806-1871)

Le grenadier de l'ile d'Elbe : pièce en trois actes, mêlée de chants (Paris, 1831) Drama.

Austerlizt (1832) French drama.

Les maréchaux de l'empire : drame en cinq actes et quinze tableaux (Paris, 1856) French drama.
NOTES: "Représenté pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre impérial du Cirque, le 12 avril 1856."

La savonnette impériale, comédie-vaudeville en deux actes, par MM. Anicet et Dumanoir, 33 représentée pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre du Palais-Royale, le 23 novembre 1835 (Paris, 1835) 20p. French drama.

Anicet Bourgeois, M. (Auguste) (1806-1871) and Michel Masson (1800-1883)
Marceau : ou, Les enfants de la République drame en cinq actes et dix tableaux (Paris, 1848) Frnech drama.
Anonymous 
 
Buonaparte's Eyes [Gaslight ed.] An Anonymous Poem from Gentleman's Magazine, V. 80, (1810-Feb) 

Napoleon [A drama in three acts] (No location, 18…) Drama.

Napoleon Bonaparte, or, The fallen monarch : a drama in three acts (Calcutta, 1819) 63p.

Napoleon Buonoparte, general, consul and emperor : a drama in two acts, adapted to Hodgson's theatrical characters and scenes in the same (London, 1820/29) Juvenile drama.

Napoleon (1830) Drama.

Napoleon’s Glory, or Wonders in Saint Helena; a burletta in one act (1840) British drama.

Napoleon: an Historical drama, in six acts (London, 1842) Drama.

Napoleon, a petite drama in one act (1852) Drama. 

AnonymousFrench
La mort du duc d'Enguien : tragédie en trois actes (Paris, 1820) 46p. French drama.
Enghien, Louis Antoine Henri de Bourbon-Condé, duc d', 1772-1804 -- Drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Drama.
AnonymousGerman
Napoleon : an historical drama, in six acts (London, 1842) German drama. The preface, signed "The Translator," claims it is a translation of an anonymous manuscript in the "Gyptosiriaca" language, found in a north German farmhouse.
AnonymousSpanish
Fernando y Napoleon en sencilla diversion; el juego de prendas; drama en un acto, en prosa ... (Madrid, 1814) 43p. Spanish drama.

Napoleón lo manda : drama histórico-novelesco, en dos actos (Barcelona, 1843) 26p. Spanish Drama.

AnonymousSwedish
Napoleons himmel på jorden : eller, Continentalsystemet : Ofwersättning (Stockholm, 1813) 27p. Swedish drama.
Anouilh, Jean (1910- )
Piéces costumées (Paris, 1967?) Contents: L'alouette.--Becket; ou, L'honneur de Dieu.--La foire d'empoigne.
Subject(s): Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431 Drama.
Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824 Drama.
Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170 Drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 Drama.
Anthony, Evelyn. (pseud. Eve Stephens)
Valentina (London, 1966)
SUBJECT:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction. Women spies -- Poland -- Fiction. 
Aragon, Louis (1897-1982)
Holy Week, a novel (New York, 1961) translated from La Semaine Satine (1958) Migration of Louis XVIII and his court from Paris during the time of Napoleon's escape from Elba. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Ariano, Janette
Les frères Lejard : jumeaux de l'Empire : tragédie napoléonienne en cinq actes en vers (Houilles, 1992) 107p. French drama.
Arminius, Wilhelm (b. 1861) 
Yorks Offiziere: historischer Roman (Stuttgart, 1901)
Armstrong, Thomas (1899- )
Dover Harbour (Toronto, 1942) 
SUBJECT:    Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 – Fiction. Great Britain -- 1789-1820 – History – Fiction. Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century -- Fiction. Great Britain -- History, Naval – 19th century -- Fiction. Dover (England) -- Fiction. 
Arthur, Frederick
The Mysterious Monsieur Dumont (1913)  Dumont is a woman in disguise, the survivor of a family that went to the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. Though a Royalist, she enters into relations with Danton, Robespierre, and afterwards Napoleon, and also with the secret societies of the time. History is imported wholesale into the story, particularly the war in La Vendee, the Noyades of Nates, and the fall of Dantes, Robespierre, etc. 1793 [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Artom, Guido.
Napoléon est mort en Russie (23 Octobre 1812)  (Paris, 1968) Translated as Napoleon is dead in Russia (London, 1970) Originally published as Napoleone è morte in Russia (Milano, Longanesi, 1968) 
SUBJECT:  Malet, Claude Françoise de, -- 1754-1812 -- Fiction. France -- History -- Consulate and Empire, 1799-1815 -- Fiction. 
Aschner, Siegfried (1882- )
Josephine (Diessen, 1902) 62p. German drama.
Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814 -- Drama.
Ashton, Winifred (1887-1965) published under Clemence Dane pseud.
He Brings Great News (New York, 1945) A British naval lieutenant brings the news of Trafalgar and of Nelson's death back to England.
SUBJECT: Trafalgar (Cape), Battle of, 1805- -- Fiction.
Atkinson, Eleanor Stackhouse (1863-1942)
Mamzelle Fifine: a romance of the girlhood of the Empress Josephine on the island of Martinique (New York, 1903)
Aubry, Octave (1881-1946)
Marie Walewska, le grand amour de Napoléon ... (Paris, 1925)
SUBJECT:  Walewska, Marie Laczynska, -- d. 1817 -- Fiction.

Brelan de femmes; ou, Le coup d'état de Brumaire. (Paris, 1927)
SERIES:  His Le roman dans l'histoire Aubry, Octave, 1881-1946. Roman dans l'histoire. 
SUBJECT:  Napoleon – I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction 
OTHER:   Le coup d'état de Brumaire.

Le roman de Napoleon Bonaparte et Josephine (Paris, 1927)

Austen, Jane (1775-1817) 
Persuasion (London, 1818) [Bibliomania.com ed.] Study of manners; naval officers at home, between conflicts, 1815.
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Pride and Prejudice (London, 1813) [illustrated hypertext ed. at Pemberley.com]

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Austin, Frederick Britten (1885-1941)
"At Trafalgar" in A Saga of the Sea (1929)

The Road to Glory; a biographical novel of Napoleon (New York, London, 1935) Napoleon's view of his first Italian campaign (followed by Forty Centuries Look Down). [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Forty Centuries Look Down; a biographical novel of Napoleon (1936) Napoleon's Egyptian campaign and his suspicions about Josephine's loyalty. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Avery, Harold (1867-1943)
With Wellington to Waterloo (1901) The operations of Wellington’s army during the 14th and 18th June. 1815. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction)

In Days of Danger: A Tale of the Threatened French Invasion (1909) Napoleon's threatened invasion of England, 1804. Scene, chiefly, old Eastbourne and the Channel. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction) 

Napoleonic Bee
Ba Kathir, 'Ali Ahmad
Ahlam Nabuliyun (Cairo, 1990) 110p. Arabic drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Drama.
Bacher, Julius (1810-  )
Napoleons letzte Liebe (Berlin, 1868) An adventure story about Napoleon’s first exile to Elba and his unlucky love for a young girl named Julia. 
Badrick, Frederick C. 
King's Ferry: In the Days of the Press-Gang (1891) Laid in Weymouth and the neighbourhood, ca. 1800. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction)
Bahr, Hermann (1863-1934) 
Josephine ein Spiel in vier Akten  (Berlin, 1913)
SUBJECT:  Josephine, -- Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, -- 1763-1814 -- Fiction. 

"Warrior's love;" a comedy in three acts (New York, 194…) German drama; English translation; by Harald Dyrenforth and Margrit Wyler. From the German play Josephine by Hermann Bahr.
Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814 -- Drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Drama.

Bailey, H.C. (Henry Christopher) (1878-1961)
The God of Clay (1908) Napoleon’s career from his early days as lieutenant of artillery to the height of his power when he threatened to invade England. Salient episodes are the scattering of the Paris mob with the “whiff of grape-shot,” the capture of Toulon, the battle of Lodi, and the retreat from Acre. Robespierre, Tallien, Mme. Tallien, Josephine, Talleyrand, Fouché, Murat, Marmont, Hood, Nelson, and Sidney Smith come on the scene. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1785-1805.

The Young Lovers (1918) A story of some of the battles in the Peninsular War. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Barry Leroy (1920) About a spy for Napoleon who changes loyalties and serves the British. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Bainville, Jacques (1879-1936)
Bonaparte en Egypte par Jacques Bainville -- ; suivi de Napoléon en Egypte poème de Barthélemy et Méry (Paris, c.1997) French drama. Alternate title(s): Napoléon en Egypte. Other author(s), etc.: Méry, Joseph, 1798-1865.
Balfour, Andrew, Sir (1873-1931)
Vengeance is Mine (1899) Opens on the west coast of Scotland during the war with the United States, the American heroine wrecked on the Scottish coast proving an apple of discord and sending the hero on his travels. Pictures of the British frigate of that day, of Corsica and its brigands, Elba and the petty Court of Napoleon, and the Hundred Days. Adventures in Paris terminate in Waterloo, and especially in the famous combined charge of the Greys and Gordons. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1812-1815
Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850)

Les Chouans (Paris, 1829) from Scènes de la vie militaire. Translated as The Chouans. [Project Gutenberg ed.] An essay in the historical romance as written by Scott. Deals with the Royalist struggle in Brittany in 1799, is full of historical and local colour, and adds strong personal interest to the national issues involved. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1799-1800.

Adieu (Paris, 1830) from Etudes philosophiques. Translated variously as Farewell [Literature on the Age of Napoleon ed.] and Adieu [Project Gutenberg ed.] Russian campaign, description of crossing of Berezina (1812). 

El Verdugo (Paris, 1830) from Etudes philosophiques. Translated as El Verdugo, [Gaslight ed.] and Project Gutenberg's version. Spanish campaign.

Une double Famille (1830) novel from Scènes de la vie privée. Translated as A Second Home [Project Gutenberg ed.].

Une passion dans le désert" (Paris, 1830) from Scènes de la vie militaire; translated as A Passion in the Desert Strand Magazine (London, 1891).[Gaslight ed.] Egyptian campaign. 

Un Episode sous la Terreur (Paris, 1831) from Scènes de la vie politique. Translated as An Episode Under the Terror [Project Gutenberg ed.] A little anecdote of some Royalists in Paris and their curious experiences. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

Le Requisitionnaire (Paris, 1831) from Etudes philosophiques. Translated variously as "The Conscript" and The Recruit [Project Gutenberg ed.]

Le Colonel Chabert (Paris, 1832) from Scènes de la vie privée. Translated as Colonel Chabert [Project Gutenberg ed.] Colonel Chabert returns to Paris after his family believe he is killed at the battle of Eylau. 

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Les Marana (Paris, 1832) from Etudes philosophiques. Translated variously as "The Maranas" and Juana [Project Gutenberg ed.] 

Histoire de Napoléon: contée dans une grange par un vieux soldat (Paris, 1833) (an excerpt from Balzac's Le Médecin de campagne from Scènes de la vie de campagne.)  English translation Napoleon of the People (1902 ed.) [Literature on the Age of Napoleon ed.] Le médecin de campagne (Paris, 1833) from Scènes de la vie de campagne. Translated as The Country Doctor.[Project Gutenberg ed.]

Une Ténébreuse Affaire (Paris, 1841) novella from Scènes de la vie politique. Translated variously as The Gondreville Mystery, An Historical Mystery, [Project Gutenberg ed.] and A Murky Business

La marâtre. Drame intime en cinq actes et huit tableaux (Paris, 1848) 149p. French drama. Translated as The Stepmother; about a Bonapartist general's hatred of those who forsook Napoleon, bringing ruin and death to young lovers.

Bangs, John Kendrick (1862-1922 )
Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica (New York, 1895)  [Project Gutenberg Ed.] Humorous and farcical look at Napoleon. Illustrations by H.W. McVickar.
Baratynsky, E.A. (1800-1844)
The Ball (1828) Poem.
Barberis, Paolo
Caduta dell'impero di Napoleone I : dramma storico in tre atti (Torino, 1904) 54p. Italian drama.
Baring-Gould, Sabine (1834-1924) 
Cheap Jack Zita (1893) Conspiracy, rioting, and fear in England during the Battle of Waterloo (1815);

This is a melodramatic story of the riots in the Fen district. The narrative includes a slight account of the history of Ely. 1815. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]
Barker, Shirley. 
Corner of the Moon. (New York, 1961) The presence of her bridegroom's first love and the fear of Napoleonic invasion combine to disrupt a girl's honeymoon. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Proposed invasion of England, 1793-1805 -- Fiction.
Baroja, Pío (1872-1956)
El escuadrón del “brigante” (Madrid, 1967)
SERIES:  His Memorias de un hombre de acción ; 2 Baroja, Pío, Memorias de un hombre de acción ; 1872- 1956. 2. 
SUBJECT:   Aviraneta e Ibargoyen, Eugenio de, -- 1792-1872 -- Fiction. Spain -- History – Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 – Fiction. 
Barrington, E. (pseud) ... see Beck, Lily Adams

Bartsch, Rudolf Hans (1873-1952)
Der grosse traum der kleinen Wienerin, eine heitere staatsaktion ([Leipzig], 1936)
SUBJECT: Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Baschirotto, Gilio.
La potenza --- che resta! Trittico drammatico napoleonico. L'insidiatore. (Milano, 1934)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Drama, Italian. 
Batiushkov, Konstantin Nikolaevich (1787-1855)
The Farewell (London, 1821)Poem
The Friend's Shadow (London, 1821)Poem
The Prisoner (London, 1821) Poem
Bauchart, Maurice Quentin (known as Jean Berleux) (1857-1910)
The End of Murat (1890) by Jean Berleux (Maurice Quentin Bauchart) from Alexandre Dumas, translated and adapted by Frank J. Morlock.
Baxa, Jakob (1895- )
Bonaparte vor Malta; Schauspiel in drei Akten (Vienna, 1956) 76p. German drama.
Bazelaire, William de.
L'Or de la Bérézina : roman  ([Paris], 1977)
SUBJECT:   Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Fiction. 
Beccaluva, Lino. 
Sant' Elena (l'ultimo volto di Napoleone); un atto. (Bologna, 1935)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Drama, Italian. 
Beck, L. Adams (Lily Adams) (d.1931) (pseud. E. Barrington
The Thunderer; a romance of Napoleon and Josephine (New York, 1926) The personal life of Napoleon and Josephine with an account of the Coronation. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Divine Lady (New York, 1924) published under pseud. E. Barrington. The historic romance of Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, with her life before she met him. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Beckwith, Brainerd (Brainerd Kellogg) (1903-   )
Spinning Dust (Santa Barbara, Calif., 1928)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. 
Beddoe, David M.
The Lost Mameluke (1900) The collapse of the Mameluke dominion in Egypt, the plots and intrigues that preceded its downfall, and the events of Bonaparte's invasion and the French occupation, all described with intimate knowledge from the Egyptian and Mameluke point of view. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Bell, Elise
Napoleon and the Battle of Waterloo (1966) Recording. A dramatization with incidental music of the period and sound effects, adapted from the World Landmark book of the same title, by Frances Winwar (1900- ) (New York, Randon House, c1953)
SUBJECT: Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Waterloo, Battle of, 1815 -- Drama.
Bell, Madison Smartt
All Souls' Rising (1996) Book one of the Haitian slave trilogy; 1791 to 1793.
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Master of the Crossroad (2001) Book two of a projected trilogy; covers the years 1793 to 1804 of the Haitian Slave uprising in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Dominque. Book two covers the years 1793 to 1801.

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Belloc, Hilaire (1870-1953)
The Girondin (London, 1911) The experiences of an adventurer impressed into the army of the Republic. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Bendetti, Silvio.
1815-1821; (Vincenza, 1927)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon I, -- emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Drama, Italian. 
Benzoni, Juliette.
Marianna : roman v shesti knigakh  (Moskva, 1992) 
NOTES:    Literaturno-khudozhestvennoe izdanie. "Roman v shesti knigakh." Added t.p. in French. Publishers vary. Translations from French into Russian. v. 1. Marianna. Zvezda dlia Napoleona  -- v. 2. Marianna i neizvestnyi iz Toskany -- v. 3. Marianna. IAzon chetyrekh morei -- v. 4. Ty, Marianna -- v. 5. Marianna v ognennom venke -- v. 6. Marianna v ognennom venke. 
 SUBJECT:   France – History – Consulate and Empire, 1799-1815 -- Fiction -- Translations from French. France -- History – Consulate and Empire, 1799-1815 -- Fiction -- Translations into Russian.
OTHER:   Kushch, N.P., trl. Benzoni, Juliette. Marianne une etoile pour Napoleon. Russian. 1992. Benzoni, Juliette. Marianne et l'inconnu de Toscane. Russian. 1992. Benzoni, Juliette. Marianne Jason des quatre mers. Russian. 1992. Benzoni, Juliette. Toi, Marianne. Russian. 1992. Benzoni, Juliette. Marianne les lauriers de flammes. Russian. 1992. Marianna. Zvezda dlia Napoleona. Marianna i neizvestnyi iz Toskany. Marianna. IAzon chetyrekh morei. Ty, Marianna. Marianna v ognennom venke.
Bergerat, Emile (1845-1923)
More than Queen (New York, 1899) French drama; English translation. Drama - Historical characters -- Josephine, Empress, Consort of Napoleon I, 1763-1814. [Adapted into English by Charles Frederic Nirdlinger and Charles Henry Meltzer.
Jean Berleux ... see Bauchart, Maurice Quentin
Bermann, Richard A. (Richard Arnold) (1883-1939)
Das Mädchen von Sankt Helena (Leipzig, 1933)
 SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- at St. Helena -- Fiction. Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, -- d. 1871 -- Fiction. 
Berneck, Gustav von (1803-1871) 
Deutschlands Ehre (Philadelphia, 1864) Germany in the Napoleonic wars.
Berstl, Julius (1883- )
Napoleon der Andere Lustspiel in 3 Akten (Berlin, 192…) German drama.
Berton, A. P. 
Napoleone, dramma in 3 atti. (Torino, 1932, 2nd ed.)
SUBJECT:  Napoléon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Drama, Italian. 
Berton, Pierre (1842-1912)
La Belle Marseillaise (Paris, no date) French drama.
Besant, Walter, Sir (1836-1901) and James Rice (1843-1882)
'Twas in Trafalgar's Bay and other stories (London, 1879)   Extra Christmas number of "All Year Round", Christmas 1878.
Bestuzhez-Marlinsky, A. (1797-1837)
An Evening on Bivouac: A Military Sketch (1822) Poem
Bewsher, M.E., Mrs. 
Catharine's Peril, or, The little Russian girl lost in a forest: a tale founded on fact (Edinburgh, 1881) Russian campaign (Juvenile fiction)
Beyer, Audrey White
The Sapphire Pendant (New York, 1961) An English orphan girl, rebelling against her guardian, runs away from home and becomes embroiled in the Napoleonic wars. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Bibescu, Martha (ca. 1887-1973)
Napoleons grosse Liebe : Maria Walewska (München, 1953) 
SUBJECT:  Walewska, Maria Laczynska, -- 1789-1817 -- Fiction. Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. 
Bill, Alfred Hoyt (1879-   )
Clutch of the Corsican: a Tale of the Days of the Downfall of the great Napoleon (Boston, 1925) A picture of the plight of British hostages in France toward the end of Napoleon's power. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Highroads of Peril (1926) The adventures of an American secret agent of exiled Louis XVIII during the First Consulate. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Black, Michael
Crossing Out The Emperor, a novel about the parallels in the lives of Beethoven and Napoleon.
Blackmore, Richard Doddridge (1825-1900)
Alice Lorraine: A Tale of the South Downs (1874-1875) A romance of the period of the Napoleonic wars: full of startling incident and adventure, the ancient house of Lorraine being involved in disasters that have to be drastically remedied in that last chapter. Peninsular war. From Blackwood's Magazine. (March 1874 - April 1875)

Springhaven: A Tale of the Great War (1887) Nelson and Napoleon and the contemplated invasion of England are prominent, while a set of homelier interests and obscurer figures are artistically more important. Sketches of some fine types of heroism and of human kindness, gossips, and humourists, not the least attractive being Admiral Darling. 1803-1805. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

The author of "Lorna Doone" has pictured the stirring times of Nelson in a story that might well be called an ideal one for boys. He delineates Napoleon and his contemplated invasion of England, Nelson and his frustration of the scheme, and a host of homelier figures, who, though historically of little importance, add considerably to the interest of the story. 1805. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]

Blake, M. M. (Matilda Maria).
Courtship by Command : a story of Napoleon at play (New York, 1895)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.

Grantley Fenton (1902) 1814-1815. Novel based on Napoleon's sojourn at Elba. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Bleibtreu, Karl (1859-1928)
Deutsche Waffen in Spanien (Berlin, 1885) Spanish campaign.
Bloem, Walter (1868-1951)
1814/15 Geschichte eines jungen Freiheitshelden  (Berlin, 1914) Sequel to 1813 : Geschichte eines jungen Freiheitshelden.
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Campaigns of 1813-1814 -- Fiction. Germany -- History – 1806-1815 -- Fiction. 
ALT TITLE:    Achtzehnhundertvierzehn/Fünfzehn.
Blume, Bernhard (1901-   )
Bonaparte; stück in fünf akten, (Munich, 1926)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- German Drama 
Blyth, James (1864-1933)
Napoleon Decrees (1914) Adventures of a French spy in England. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Bocharov, Ivan (d.1892)
Skazanie o tom, kak Rossiia srazhalas za vieru, tsaria i otechestvo v 1812 godu (1846) Russian campaign.
Bodkin, Matthias McDonnell (1850-1933)
True Man and Traitor; or, The Rising of Emmet (Dublin, 1910) Robert Emmet's college career, romance, and political involvement with Napoleon as well as with the Irish rebellion. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Böhtlingk, Arthur (1849-1929)
Napoleon; ein Drama (Leipzig, 1909) 162p. German drama.
Boissard, Janine. 
Trois femmes et un empereur  ([Paris], 1989)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Relations with women -- Fiction. Josephine, -- Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, -- 1763-1814 -- Fiction. Walewska, Maria Laczynska, -- 1789-1817 -- Fiction. Marie Louise, -- Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, -- 1791-1847 -- Fiction. 
Bonardi, Pierre (1887-  )
Napoléon Bonaparte, enfant d'Ajaccio : Nabulione (Paris, 1935)  Fictionalized biography. Includes bibliographical references. 
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Childhood and youth -- Fiction. Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Family -- Fiction. 
Borel, Raimond
Mein Kaiser, mein Kaiser gefangen (Wien & Hamburg, 1974) Fictional story of a young French officer who was in personal service of Napoléon at the battle of Waterloo. After the fall of the Empire he went to America, to Champ d'Asile, to organize, along with the old Grognards, Napoléon's escape from St. Helena. [Comments from Rosemarie Duephans]
Bourchier, M.H. 
The Adventures of a Goldsmith (1898) During the Royalist conspiracy under Consulate. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1799-1800.
Bower, Marian
Skipper Anne; A tale of Napoleon's Secret Service (1913) Spying for Napoleon during the Chouan Conspiracy. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Boyesen, Algernon
Napoleon : a historical tragedy in four acts and nine scenes (London, 1909) 232p. Drama.

Napoléon; pièce historique en 4 actes et 9 tableaux (Paris, 1911) 213p. Drama. Traduite de l'anglais par J.L. Charpentier, avec une lettre préface de M. Frédéric Masson.

Brady, Cyrus Townsend (1861-1920) 
The Two Captains: A Romance of Bonaparte and Nelson (New York, 1905) Nelson and Bonaparte (whose exaggerated figures overshadow everything else in the story) in the Mediterranean. Ends with a spirited account of the battle of the Nile. 1793-1798. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

In this interesting romance of Toulon, the Mediterranean and Egypt, we follow the fortunes of a young and beautiful French Royalist lady. The hero is Captain Macartney, an Irishman and one of Nelson's favourites. The protagonists, Nelson and Napoleon, dominate the story, which ends with a graphic account of the battle of the Nile. 1793-1798. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]

The Sword Hand of Napoleon: A Romance of Russia and the Great Retreat (New York, 1914)

The Eagle of the Empire, a Story of Waterloo (New York, 1915)

Brebner, Percy James (1864-1922) 
The Royal Ward (1909) England during the Regency, when invasion by Napoleon was still apprehended --  the hero is believed  to be a French Spy. The news of the crushing defeat of Leipzig strongly affects the story, which has to do also with the uprisings in the rural districts through bad government and the drain on our resources by the wars. The Prince Regent figures slightly. 1813. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Breier, Eduard (1811-1886)
Der Kampf um's Testament; historischer Roman aus der Zeit der ersten Besetzung Wiens durch die Franzosen unter Napoleon I., (Wien, 1888)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- German and Austrian Campaign, 1805 – Fiction. 
Breton, Guy 
Napoleon i Maria Luiza (Warszawa : Bellona, 1996) 
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Marie Louise, -- empress consort of Napoleon I, -- 1791- 1847 -- Fiction. France -- Kings and rulers -- Fiction. 
ALT TITLE:   Napoléon et Marie-Louise. Polish
Brighton, Catherine 
My Napoleon (Brookfield, Conn., 1997)  A young English girl describes her friendship with Napoleon when, after his defeat at Waterloo, he comes to live in her family's house on the island of St. Helena. 
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Juvenile fiction. Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, -- d. 1871 -- Juvenile fiction. Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, -- d. 1871 -- Fiction. Diaries – Fiction. 
Link to Amazon's My Napoleon
Brink, Jan ten
Nieuwe Fransche tirannij : bijzonder onder de regering van Napoleon Bonaparte : behelzende eene opgave van de onregtvaardigheden en geweldenarijen, door de Franschen in Nederland uitgeöefend, sedert het begin van 1795, tot op het einde van 1813 en vooral in de drie laatste jaren (Amsterdam, 1814) 100p. Dutch drama. Napoleon I -- Drama.
Bronnen, Arnolt (1895-1959)
Napoleons Fall (Berlin, 1924)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815 -- Fiction. Waterloo, Battle of, 1815 -- Fiction. France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Fiction. 

N : Schauspiel (Munich, 194?)
Subject(s) Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- German Drama.

Brontë, Charlotte (1816-1855) 
"Napoleon and the Spectre" [Gaslight ed.] Originally written in 1833; later published in a collection of Brontë juvenilia The Twelve Adventures and other stories (1925); refers to Pichegru's death.

Shirley (1856) [Bibliomania ed.] Centers on the curtailment of trade caused by the Napoleonic Wars and shows the contemporary position of women. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Link to Amazon's Shirley (Modern Library)
Link to Amazon's Shirley (Oxford World's Classics)
Brooks, Elbridge Streeter (1846-1902) 
A Boy of the First Empire (1895) A Paris waif becomes page in the palace. Domestic life of Napoleon, etc. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1806-1815 (Juvenile fiction)
Broster, Dorothy Kathleen
The Wounded Name (London, 1923) A young French Royalist's romance and adventures, chiefly during the Hundred Days. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Yellow Poppy (London, 1922) Efforts of Royalists to rebuild power by finding a buried treasure during the Directorate. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

"Mr. Rowl" (Garden City, 1924) The imprisonment in England of a young Frenchman early in the nineteenth century. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Ships in the Bay! (1931) An Englishman in Wales, involved with French foes and Irish rebels, defends himself against a charge of treason. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Bruckner, Ferdinand (1891-1958)
Napoleon der Erste; Schauspiel in drei Akten (New York, 1936) 67p. German drama.
Brusini, Alan (1923-   )
Un dragone friulano nelle guerre napoleoniche ([Tricesimo], 1984) Based on a biographical story told in the author's family. 
SUBJECT:   Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 – Fiction. Soldiers -- Italy -- Tricesimo -- Fiction. 
Buchan, John (1875-1940)
The Free Fishers (London, 1934) Rescue operations of a group of Scottish fishermen organized to do espionage during the Napoleonic Wars. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Link to Amazon's The Free Fishers
Buchanan, Robert William (1841-1901) 
Napoleon Fallen, a lyrical drama. (London, 1871, 2nd ed.)

The Shadow of the Sword (1875) A Breton fisherman refuses to serve under Napoleon, believing war to be forbidden by Christianity; he is persecuted, hunted, outlawed, and becomes insane. During the Hundred Days he tries to assassinate Napoleon. A somewhat Hugoesque romance in its poetic treatment of an idea, and in its Breton inspiration; an earnest polemic against war and national ambition. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]  1814-1815.

The Drama of Kings (London, 1871) Dedication.--Proem.--Prelude before the curtain.--The drama of kings: Prologue. Buonaparte; or, France against the Teuton. Choric interlude: The titan. Napoleon fallen. Choric interlude: The two voices. The Teuton against Paris. Epilogue.--Epilogue before the curtain.--Notes.--On mystic realism: A note for the adept.
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- Drama.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Drama.

Buckstone, John Baldwin (1802-1879) and Colman, George (1762-1836)
The little corporal, or, Bonaparte at the military school at Brienne (No location, 1831) 28p. British drama.
Burattin, Silvio 
Tramonto veneziano, 1796-1797 : la fine della Repubblica di Venezia (Bergamo, 1994)
SUBJECT:  Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction. Venice (Italy) -- History – French occupation, 1797 -- Fiction.
Burgess, Anthony (1917-  )
Napoleon Symphony  (London, 1974)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. France -- Kings and rulers – Fiction
Burnham, R. F.
Napoleon's day off. A juvenile sketch or playlet (in two scenes) (Franklin, OH, 1927) Juvenile drama.
Burton, Alfred (pseud.) 
The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy; a Poem, in four cantos, with sixteen coloured plates by T. Rowlandson (London, 1818) Imitation of The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome... by an officer (q.v. David Roberts) (1815)
Burton, Hester
Castors Away! (1962)  Juvenile fiction about the battle of Trafalgar.

A Seaman at the Time of Trafalgar  (Oxford, 1963) Juvenile fiction.

Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824) 
Ode to Napoleon Buonoparte [Gaslight ed.] (1814)
On Napoleon's escape from Elba [Gaslight ed.] (1815)
Ode from the French [Gaslight ed.] (1815)
From the French [Gaslight ed.] (1816)
Star of the Legion of Honour [Gaslight ed.] (1816)
Napoleon's farewell [Gaslight ed.] (1816)
Byron, Jason. 
Venus and the Pearls  (London, 1997)
SUBJECT:   Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction. 


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