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Some Historical Background | Art | 
Academic Journals | 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 Bartleby.com

Early Nineteenth Century London (Proceedings of the Old Bailey)

Earning a Living in the Nineteenth Century (BBC Online)

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.)

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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:

  • The Byron Journal

  • Charles Lamb Bulletin

  • European Romantic Review

  • Gothic Studies

  • John Clare Society Newsletter

  • Keats-Shelley Journal

  • Nineteenth Century Studies

  • Persuasions: Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America

  • Romanticism: The Journal of Romantic Culture and Criticism

  • Romanticism on the Net: An Electronic Journal Devoted to Romantic Studies

  • Studies in Romanticism

  • Women's Writing

  • The Wordsworth Circle

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

  • Eighteenth-Century Fiction

  • English Literary History

  • Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History

  • Modern Philology: A Journal Devoted to Research in Medieval and Modern Literature

  • Nineteenth-Century Literature

  • South Atlantic Quarterly

  • Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900

  • Studies in the Novel

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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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Charles Dickens

George Eliot

Elizabeth Gaskell

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Felicia Hemans (UPenn)

John Keats

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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