Electronic Editions

October 2006

The Temple of Nature
The first fully annotated edition of Erasmus Darwin's influential scientific poem and its copious original notes; including the first publication, from draft, of Darwin's hitherto unknown poetic history of technology, The Progress of Society.

January 2005

Wondrous Tale of Alroy
This early novel, first published in 1833, represents Disraeli in "romantic mode." This version features the novel, an introduction, annotations, reprints of Disraeli's sources, contemporary reviews, & modern criticism, as well as a detailed bibliography of Disraeli's life and works, criticism, & other contextual materials.

September 2004

British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism
An electronic edition of Bennett's collection of 350 poems highlighting the complex attitudes to the wars of the period. Includes Bennett's original introduction & a new bibliography of poems not included in the original edition.

August 2004

Wat Tyler
An electronic edition of Robert Southey's poem based on the peasants' rebellion of 1381. This edition provides contextual background on the poem's embattled publication and partisan reception.

January 2004

The Sceptic; A Poem: A Hemans-Byron Dialogue
This edition places Hemans in direct contention with Byron over belief in an afterlife. Includes letters, reviews, poems & critical essays that probe the work for its engagements with Byron, allusions to topics of the day, & negotiation of gender.

November 2003

The Oceanides
This edition situates the poem sequence within Jewsbury's life and career, including a prose account of her journey to India, memoirs, & poems inspired by her work. Allows readers to view original poems as they first appeared in The Athenaeum.

August 2003

Lyrical Ballads
This electronic edition makes available all 4 versions of Lyrical Ballads in the form of transcriptions edited from original printed copies, accompanied by images of each page. Enables active comparison of texts through Dynamic Collation.

May 2003

"Wanderings of Cain"
Publishes, for the first time, all the fragments of this unfinished poem in one edition. Includes a composite reading text, piecing together all the fragments, & a parallel reading text of both Canto II and verse fragment.

September 2002

Sporting Sketches during a Short Stay in Hindustane
Includes MS Shelley adds.e.21 and MS Shelley adds.c.12, together comprising Williams's complete travel journal to India, here published in its entirety for the first time. Also included is a critical introduction.

August 2001

Presumption; or, the Fate of Frankenstein
Includes an introduction, full text of the play, images of the 1823 cast, a bibliography and filmography, the first reviews of Presumption, & a biography of Richard Brinsley Peake.

April 2000

Poems
Includes transcriptions, photo reproductions of the original volume, critical apparatus, & a "Poem Web," featuring detailed commentary & contextual materials for "On a Lady's Writing."

November 1998

A John Keats Letter Rediscovered
Includes introduction, diplomatic transcription, & notes.

October 1998

"Verses" and The Keepsake for 1829
Includes introduction, diplomatic transcriptions, facsimile pages, biography, bibliography, & commentary.

May 1998

Letter to the Women of England
Includes introduction, transcriptions, reviews, letters to and from Robinson, selected poems, bibliography, & notes.

March 1998

The Political House that Jack Built
Includes diplomatic transcription of the title page and Hone's verse text, as well as the poem "The Clerical Magistrate". Also offers original illustrations by George Cruikshank, a William Hone chronology, & annotated bibliography.

October 1997

The Last Man
Includes HTML, ASCII, and SGML versions, other works by Mary Shelley, works and excerpts from works cited by Shelley, bibliography, maps, images & sound files, critical essays, contemporary works on plague, notes.

September 1997

"The Mortal Immortal"
Includes HTML and ASCII versions, related contemporary literary works, critical bibliography, print history, images, writings on the text, & notes.
The Devil's Walk
Includes HTML formatted texts, editors' introduction, critically edited text, diplomatic transcription, photofacsimile, & clear reading texts. Also includes collations, bibliography, and notes.

February 1997

On The Medusa of Leonardo da Vinci in the Florentine Gallery
Includes dialogic commentary; critical essays by Jerome J. McGann, W.J.T. Mitchell, and Grant F. Scott; images; bibliography; & notes.

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