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Gothic | Specific Writers | Background for Wordsworth and Coleridge |
Background for Byron | Background for Keats and Shelley
British Anti-Slavery (BBC Online)
Burke's Speech at the Trial of Warren Hastings from Bartleby.com
"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 CollegeFrance 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 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)
The Golden Age of English Watercolorists (exhibition)
Here's a list of the main academic journals focusing specifically on British Romanticism:
The Byron Journal
Charles Lamb Bulletin
European Romantic Review
John Clare Society Newsletter
Nineteenth Century Studies
Persuasions: Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America
Romantic Circles (online)
Romanticism: The Journal of Romantic Culture and Criticism
Romanticism on the Net: An Electronic Journal Devoted to Romantic Studies (online)
Studies in Romanticism
The Wordsworth Circle
Here are some of the mainstream academic journals that occasionally publish articles (sometimes quite important ones) on British Romanticism:
English Literary History
Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History
Modern Philology: A Journal Devoted to Research in Medieval and Modern Literature
South Atlantic Quarterly
Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900
Studies in the Novel
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)
Romanticism on the Net, maintained by Michael Eberle-Sinatra at the University of Montreal.
Web Concordances (Dundee)
The Sickly Taper: Devoted to Gothic Bibliography (Fred Frank, Allegheny College).
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Anna Laetitia Barbauld (UPenn)
The Anna Letitia Barbauld Web Site, maintained by Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (ETexts at Virginia)
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Felicia Hemans (UPenn)
John Keats (Bartleby--1884 Works)
British Library Exhibition on Keats
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (Glenn T. Himes, Indiana University of Pennsylvania).
Mary Robinson--Sappho and Phaon (Virginia)
The Walter Scott Digital Archive, maintained by Edinburgh University Library.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Dove Cottage (home of William and Dorothy Wordsworth)
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")
The Wordsworths and the Cult of Nature (BBC Online)
A Reconstruction of Wordsworth's Crossing of the Alps (Romantic Circles)
Short review of "Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Cult of Lord Byron"
Romantic Orientalism (Norton online)
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.