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Some Historical Background | Napoleonic Wars | Art | 
General Resources (literary) |
Writing and Rhetoric | Link Pages | 
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Specific Writers | Background for Wordsworth and Coleridge
Background for Byron | Background for Keats and Shelley

Some Historical Background

British Anti-Slavery (BBC Online)

British Revolution in the Early 19th Century: How Close? (BBC Online)

Burke's Speech at the Trial of Warren Hastings from

"The Discourse of Treason, Sedition, and Blasphemy in British Political Trials, 1794-1820" by Michael Scrivener, Romantic Circles

Late Eighteenth Century London (Proceedings of the Old Bailey)

Nineteenth Century London (Proceedings of the Old Bailey)

Earning a Living in the Nineteenth Century (BBC Online)

Editing Anti-Slavery Poems, a course website by Alan Richardson

The French Revolution: Apocalyptic Expectations (Norton online)

The Regency Fashion Page (Catherine Decker).

Romantic Anthropology, maintained by Manfred Engel.

Romantic Natural History, 1750-1850 (Ashton Nichols, with Jennifer Lindbeck / Dickinson C.)

Thomas Paine: Citizen of the World (BBC Online)

The Transatlantic 1790s at Grinnell College

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Napoleonic Wars

France During the French Revolution and under Napoleon: An Annotated Chronology

Letters and Dispatches of Lord Nelson (War Times Journal)

Napoleon Bonaparte Internet Guide--Contemporary News Accounts

Napoleon Guide, a general interest site with much information

Napoleonic Artillery (War Times Journal)

Napoleonic Satires, a digital image archive at the Brown University Library

The Chronicle of the Drum, an intriguing online version of an obscure poem by William Makepeace Thackeray

Wellington's Dispatches, Peninsula and Waterloo, 1808-1815 (War Times Journal)

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Most Viewed Artworks by J. M. W. Turner in the Tate Collection (Tate Gallery)

From ArtArchive (commercial) John Constable, Thomas Gainsborough

"Romanticism" entry from ArtLex (with examples)

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General Resources (literary)

Anthologies and Miscellanies, compiled by Laura Mandell and Rita Raley.

British Women Playwrights around 1800, an ambitious site maintained by Tom Crochunis and Michael Eberle-Sinatra.

British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832 (UC Davis)

Corvey Women Writers on the Web

The Romantic Chronology Page.

Romantic Circles

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, maintained by Michael Eberle-Sinatra at the University of Montreal.

Web Concordances (Rob Watt)

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Writing and Rhetoric

CSULA University Writing Center Online Resources

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Link Pages

Voice of the Shuttle

Jack Lynch's Literary Resources--Romanticism

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Specific Writers

Jane Austen

Anna Laetitia Barbauld

William Blake Archives of Illuminated Texts

Robert Burns Country: The Official Robert Burns Site

John Clare

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Felicia Hemans (UPenn)

John Keats

The Walter Scott Digital Archive, maintained by Edinburgh University Library.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

William Wordsworth

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Background for Wordsworth and Coleridge

Dove Cottage (home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth)

Lyrical Ballads Bicentenary Edition (Romantic Circles)

Rap Version of "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (Cumbria Tourism Board)

Phoebe Cary's Parody of "She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways"

John Dawson's Lakeland Walks (photos showing "Wordsworth Country")

Tintern Abbey, Tourism and Romantic Landscape (Norton online)

The Wordsworths and the Cult of Nature (BBC Online)

A Reconstruction of Wordsworth's Crossing of the Alps (Romantic Circles)

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Background for Byron

Short review of "Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Cult of Lord Byron"

Romantic Orientalism (Norton online)

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Background for Keats and Shelley

The Keats-Shelley House in Rome

The Desperately Seeking Shelley Website, maintained by Darby Lewes of Lycoming College.

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