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Some Historical Background | Napoleonic Wars | Art | 
General Resources (literary) |
Writing and Rhetoric | Link Pages | 
Gothic |
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

Early 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 Illustrated Timeline at the National Portrait Gallery

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)

Sedition and Treason Trials in the 1790s by Erskine May

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)

Maps of the Napoleonic Wars from West Point

Napoleon Bonaparte Internet Guide--Contemporary News Accounts

Napoleon Guide, a general interest site with much information

Napoleonic Artillery (War Times Journal)

The Napoleonic Revolution, a short overview of Napoleon by Robert Holtman

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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J. M. W. Turner Online

The Golden Age of English Watercolorists (exhibition)

From ArtArchive (commercial) John Constable, Thomas Gainsborough

"Romanticism" entry from ArtLex (with examples)

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Academic Journals

Here's a list of the main academic journals focusing specifically on British Romanticism:

Here are some of the mainstream academic journals that occasionally publish articles (sometimes quite important ones) on British Romanticism:

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

Web Concordances (Dundee)

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Writing and Rhetoric

CSULA's "A Brief Guide to Online Resources for College Writers"

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Link Pages

Voice of the Shuttle

Jack Lynch's Literary Resources--Theory Site

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Jack G. Voller's Literary Gothic Page.

The Gothic Liteature Page: The Gothic Novel 1764-1820.

The Sickly Taper: Devoted to Gothic Bibliography (Fred Frank, Allegheny College).

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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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (ETexts at Virginia)

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Felicia Hemans (UPenn)

John Keats

Letitia Elizabeth Landon (Glenn T. Himes, Indiana University of Pennsylvania).

The Ann Radcliffe Page.

Mary Robinson--Sappho and Phaon (Virginia)

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 (Dalhousie)

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

Keats' Tracing of a "Grecian Urn" (not THE grecian urn)

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

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