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GENERAL RESOURCES & ELECTRONIC INITIATIVES

Blackwell's Literature Compass, Romanticism - Blackwell publishers' site for Romanticism including survey articles, tables of contents for key journals, lists of recent books as well as full-text books available with Adobe Acrobat Reader. (Elizabeth Fay, University of Massachusetts Boston and Emma Mason, University of Warwick)

A Selective Bibliography of British Romantic Poetry & Prose - Organized under General Studies (Poetic Forms, The Gothic, Sister Arts, etc.) and Individual Authors; includes Electronic Texts.

British History 1700-1950 - Features extensive entries on the Peterloo Massacre, parliamentary reform, the Chartist movement, and the slave trade, among others. The site is maintained by a British educational forum. (Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia)

Cardiff Corvey Project - Provides articles on material from the Corvey Collection. The site also includes a bibliographic survey of fiction published in the British Isles from 1830-36. (Cardiff University)

The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH) - University of Virginia's research unit for exploring the potential of information technology for the humanities.

Jack Lynch's Literary Resources on the Net - An extensive list of resources for Romanticism on the Web. (Jack Lynch, Rutgers University, Newark)

NINES - A project to found a publishing environment for integrated, peer-reviewed online scholarship centered in nineteenth-century studies, British and American.

The Romantic Chronology - A database-driven, interactive chronology searchable by date (selected dates from the 17th century to 1851) and by event description. (Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara and Laura Mandell, University of Miami, Ohio)

Romanticism on the Net - A peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to Romantic studies. The site also includes book reviews and information about upcoming conferences. (Michael Eberle-Sinatra, University of Montreal)

Romantic Texts, Electronic Texts and Home Pages - A large list of links, including sites by individual authors, electronic texts and home pages for scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries. (Michael Gamer, University of Pennsylvania)

Romanticism in Crisis - A collection of six position papers presented as a panel at the 1996 NASSR meeting, discussing the changing definitions of British Romanticism, canon revision and most importantly the future of British Romanticism as a hiring field. (Romantic Circles)

Voice of the Shuttle—Romantics - An extensive annotated guide to Romanticism-related resources on the Internet, arranged by category. (Alan Liu, UC Santa Barbara)

The Web Concordance - Digital concordances of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats's Odes of 1819, William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience, Lyrical Ballads (1798). Also features special software to create digital concordances. (R. J. C. Watt, University of Dundee)

 

INDIVIDUAL AUTHOR RESOURCES

The Jane Austen Information Page - A host of Austen-related information and paraphernalia, including electronic texts, bibliographies, juvenalia, images, Austen jokes and reader's guides.

Calendars for Jane Austen's Novels - Readings of Jane Austen's novels through almanac's calendars. (Ellen Moody, George Mason University)

The Anna Laetitia Barbauld Website - A collaborative hypertext project including digital editions of Poems. London, 1773 and The Works of Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1825) as well as prose writings. (Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri)

Anna Laetitia Aiken Barbauld - Includes editions of Hymns of Prose for Children, Poems (1773), and Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation, selected poems and essays, a bibliography of Barbauld's works and short biography. (A Celebration of Women Writers, University of Pennsylvania)

Anna Barbauld, Prose Works - Letters and prose pieces in XML and HTML. (Laura Mandell, University of Miami, Ohio)

Selected Bibliography: Anna Laetitia Barbauld - An extensive bibliography of Barbauld's collected and individual works, memoirs and criticism. (Daniel E. White, University of Toronto)

The Blake Archive - A hypermedia archive offering editions of illuminated and non-illuminated digital images of Blake's works alongside text as edited by David Erdman from The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake. The Archive presents each digital text with special tools developed to provide image enlargments, illustration descriptions and collation between copies. (Morris Eaves, University of Rochester, Robert N. Essick, University of California, Riverside, and Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Blake Digital Text Project - Offers digital editions of the text of The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake, the plates of Songs of Innocence and Experience, and The Everlasting Gospel; also a concordance to Blake's texts and further reading for Blake's early works. (Nelson Hilton, University of Georgia)

Blake: Jerusalem Project - An introduction and hypertext edition of Jerusalem, plates 15, 35, 53 and 94. (Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Blake Exhibit - A site for the first major exhibition of Blake in the United States (Spring of 2001) that includes images of Blake's drawings, paintings and prints from the exhibit.

George Gordon, Lord Byron - Includes Ethel Colburn Mayne's Byron, vol. 1, E. H. Coleridge's Biography of Byron, and selected letters and journals. (Jeffrey Hopener, Arizona State University)

Byron Society Collection - This site contains information on the collection of neary 5,000 books, manuscripts, microfilms, busts, engravings, photographs and other material objects. Includes bibliographic catalogues of material by category available for download in Microsoft Word. (University of Delaware)

The John Clare Page - Hosted by the John Clare Forum. Includes three complete online editions and other poems, links to the John Clare Society, essays online as well as a critical bibliography. (Simon Kovesi, Oxford Brookes University)

William Godwin Archive - The archive includes a biography of Godwin and a bibliography of collected works with links to electronic texts. (Dana Ward, Pitzer College)

The Mary Hays Page - Includes a critical biography and a bibliography of primary and secondary materials.

The Felicia Hemans Page - Online texts of On the Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy, Records of Woman, and other selected poems, proof-read against the 1914 OUP edition of Poetical Works. The site also includes biographical information and a selected bibliography of Hemans's works. (A Celebration of Women Writers, University of Pennsylvania)

Bibliography of Felicia Hemans - An extension to the Hemans bibliography in the Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature Vol. 2 ed. (Nanora Sweet, University of Missori, St. Louis)

Chronology for Felicia Hemans and her Circle - A chronology that includes information on Felicia Hemans and those who influenced her literary career. (Nanora Sweet, University of Missouri, St. Louis)

The William Hone Bio Text - This site features a collection of electronic editions of Hone's works including The Every-Day Book in weekly installments, three bibiliographies—short title, annotated and secondary source, and extensive information on archival holdings of Hone texts. (Kyle Grimes, University of Alabama at Birmingham)

British Library Keats Exhibit - A page for the previous exhibit, including images of Keats's portrait, photofacsimilies of "Hyperion" and "Ode to a Nightingale," and other information about the poet.

The Letitia Elizabeth Landon Web Site - Site inclues biography, bibliography of Landon's works and reviews of her works. (Glenn Dilbert-Himes, Sheffield Hallam University)

Mary Darby Robinson Bibliography - Includes lists of primary works (published and electronic), archived materials and manuscripts, biographical references to Robinson in a variety of sources and critical works on the author. (Laura L. Runge, University of South Florida)

The Walter Scott Digital Archive - Collection of correspondence, image archive, lists of e-texts. (Department of Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library)

My Hideous Progeny: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Biography and bibliography for Mary Shelley, and the full e-text of 1831 edition of Frankenstein. (Cynthia Hamberg)

Mary Wollstonecraft Page - Includes bibliography of Wollstonecraft's works, a chronology, bibliography of secondary sources and reviews of Wollstonecraft's Postumous Works and Maria. (Harriet Devine Jump, Edge Hill College)

UNL's Charlotte Turner Smith - An electronic text archive of several of Smith's works including The Banished Man, Elegaic Sonnets, Montalbert, Conversations Introducing Poetry and A Narrative. (University of Nebraska Lincoln Libraries)

From Goslar to Grasmere: William Wordsworth: Electronic Manuscripts - Presents manuscript materials for two Wordsworth texts (early Prelude material and Home at Grasmere). By putting the manuscript materials online, the editors wish to open up an understanding of the relationship between actual physical place (today) and imagined, textual space in the content of the poem and the making of the manuscript. (A collaborative project between Lancaster University and The Wordsworth Trust)

Wordsworth Variorum Archive - A digital archive of Wordsworth's poetry presented as originally published by volume, using first-edition texts. The site allows users to browse by title, compare texts, and check edition-specific concordances. (James M. Garrett, California State University at Los Angeles)

 

ROMANTICISM AND WOMEN WRITERS

The Bluestocking Archive - Electronic texts of the Bluestocking circle, those of their larger circles, and related circles and other texts related to sensibility and contemporary critiques. (Elizabeth Fay, University of Massachusetts, Boston)

British Women Playwrights around 1800 - A site devoted to scholarship on Romantic drama written by women. Includes electronic editions of plays, essays, a bibliography, and a chronology of plays produced and written. (Thomas C. Crochunis, The LAB at Brown University, and Michael Eberle-Sinatra, University of Montreal)

British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832 - An SGML archive of women's Romantic poetry, searchable by title, date of original creation, or header keyword. The texts include poems by Elizabeth Bentley, Mary Ann Carter, Charlotte Dacre, Anne MacVicar Grant, Lady Morgan, Mary Pilkington and others. (UC Davis General Library)

A Celebration of Women Writers - A large collection of electronic texts for women writers throughout literary history, browsable by name, century, country and ethnicity.

Corvey Women Writers on the Web - Database containing information on 417 women writers from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries based on holdings in the Corvey Library, designed and developed for Sheffield Hallam University.

The Orlando Project, An Integrated History of Women's Writing in the British Isles - A project undertaken by universities in England, the United States and Australia to write a scholarly history of women in the British Isles.

The Penn State Archive of Women Writing Before 1800 - Includes electronic texts and, in some entries biographical information, for Ann Yearsley, Elizabeth Carter, Mary Robinson, Charlotte Smith, Anna Seward and others. (Kathleen Nulton Kemmerer, Penn State Hazleton)

The Poetess Archive - Peer-reviewed, TEI-encoded poetry and secondary texts by women and men, British and American writing in the Poetess tradition. (Laura Mandell, Miami University of Ohio)

Women Romantic Era Writers - An extensive list of Web resources on period women writers, arranged alphabetically. The site also features links to contemporary responses and cultural and visual resources for Romantic women writers. (Adriana Craciun, University of London, Birbeck)

 

ELECTRONIC TEXTS

Bartleby.com, Great Books Online - An archive of electronic texts, including selected poetry by Lord Byron, John Keats, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley and others.

British Poetry Archive (1780-1910) - A short list of hypertext scholarly editions at the E-Text center, including The Coleridge Archive, Richard Polwhele's The Unsex'd Females and Mary Robinson's Sappho and Phaon. (University of Virgina Electronic Text Center)

Project Gutenberg - Producer of literary eBooks in the public domain, including complete books by Robert Bloomfield, Edmund Burke, Fanny Burney, Ernest Hartley Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Mary Robinson, Robert Southey, Thomas Moore and others.

Representative Poetry Online - University of Toronto's poetry archive, including a number of electronic texts of Romantic poetry.

Romanticism: The CD-ROM - A sampler of this hypertext anthology for the introductory study of British Romanticism. Includes links to reviews of the CD-Rom and information on editorial procedure. (Edited by David S. Miall, University of Alberta and Duncan Wu, Oxford University)

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS

American Romanticism - A list of electronic resources and figures in American Romanticism like Whitman, Emerson and Dickinson. (Garry Harrison, University of New Mexico)

Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century Irish Literature - Includes links to electronic texts housed on this site as well as citations for other electronic resources. (Julia Wright, Wilfrid Laurier University)

Color Printing in the Nineteenth Century - A site detailing this exhibition from the Special Collections Gallery of the Morris Library, University of Delaware, displaying books published from the late eighteenth century and illustrating the technical development in color printing. (University of Delaware Library)

The Dictionary of Sensibility - A dictionary of terms based on the discourse of sensibility. Definitions are given by passages in primary source materials. (University of Virginia)

Greenwood's Map of London 1827 - Resizeable image of Greenwood's map along with history and place names.

Gillray Gallery - A small selection of images from one of the most important caricaturists of the Romantic period, linked from Duncan Wu's web page.

The Literary Gothic - Archive of Gothic e-texts, general resources for the study of the gothic and a guide to gothic-related research. (Jack G. Voller, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville)

Literature, Cognition & the Brain - Includes a bibliography of literary studies relating to cognition and neuroscience, conference papers, book reviews and related sites. (Alan Richardson, Boston College)

London Stage Project 1800-1900 - A documentary record and calendar of performances in London based on playbills, programs, licensing copies and other documents. (Joseph Donohue, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.)

The Regency Fashion Page - Featuring images of fashion plates from journals, paintings of Regency clothing, and synopses of Regency fashion by year. (Cathy Decker, Chaffey College)

The Robin Hood Project - This Website includes poems about Robin Hood written by Keats, Hunt, Southey and others, as well as ballad texts collated by Child, artist renderings, and electronic resources related to Robin Hood. (University of Rochester, prepared by Library staff)

Romantic Natural History - An inter-linked collection of texts and images designed to historicize the scientific, philosophical and literary speculation about the natural world that culminated in Darwin's discoveries. (Ashton Nichols, Dickinson College)

The Sickly Taper - Bibliographies of gothic fiction, film, and architecture, organized by nationality and special subject areas. (Fred Frank, Allegheny College)

 

ROMANTIC PRINT CULTURE ONLINE

The Poetry of the Gentleman’s Magazine, 1731-1800: An Electronic Database of Titles, Authors, and First Lines - Provides users with a comprehensive, fully browsable and searchable list of the 12,365 poems (of which 4,763 are by identified authors) printed in the Gentleman’s Magazine from its beginning in 1731 through 1800.

The Journal of John Waldie Theatre Commentaries, 1799 - 1830 - Composed of fully accessible, searchable, downloadable pdf files, the present edition is a transcript in 1500 typed pages of the UCLA Special Collections Journals of John Waldie. The selections are primarily Waldie�s commentaries on theatrical performances, but also include episodes of his travels and personal encounters.

Attributions of Authorship in the European Magazine - A searchable database listing all attributions of authorship for the years 1782-1826.

Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine - A searchable database containing an electronic version of James M. Kuist's The Nichols File of the Gentleman's Magazine and two supplements to Kuist.

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads - Digitized copies of the Bodleian's collection of over 30,000 ballads, spanning the several centuries.

British Newspaper Coverage of the French Revolution - A small archive of the British view of unspeakable events in the French Revolution (Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara)

British Periodicals at Minnesota - A handlist of periodicals at the University of Minnesota Libraries from the first half of the nineteenth century.

Internet Library of Early Journals - This project has digitized large runs (twenty years or more) of three eighteenth-century journals (Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society) and three nineteenth-century journals (Notes and Queries, The Builder, and Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine). (Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Oxford)

British Annuals and Giftbooks - An online, searchable database maintained by Harry Hootman that consists of artist and author indexes of 4,700 illustration items and 13,200 literary items from 283 British literary annuals from the years 1823-61.

Forget Me Not - A hypertext archive of Rudolf Ackerman's nineteenth-century literary annual, with facsimilies and transcripts for 1823-30 and including contextual materials. (Katherine D. Harris, CUNY)

French Revolutionary Pamphlets - The goal of this project was to digitize a coherent number of the 3000 texts contained in the French Revolution Pamphlet Collection held by the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Library at Emory University. (Michael H. Kazanjian, Emory University)

Streetprint: Revolution & Romanticism - A private collection of street literature held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, including broadsides, chapbooks, and tracts from Britain in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. (Gary Kelly, CRC Humanities Computing Studio)

 

ASSOCIATIONS & JOURNALS

British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) - British society to promote the study of the cultural history of the Romantic period. Hosts a biennial interational conference.

18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association (BWWA) - Website for the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association, hosts an annual conference.

Blake An Illustrated Quarterly - A scholarly journal out of the University of Rochester.

Byron Society of America - Hosts the semi-annual Byron Journal, annual Marchand memorial lectures, MLA Byron sessions, annual travel grants as well as the Byron Society Collection at the University of Delaware. (University of Delaware)

Essays in Romanticism (Prism[s] archive) - A peer-reviewed journal edited by Alan Vardy; the official journal of the International Conference on Romanticism, succeeding Prism(s): Essays in Romanticism.

International Byron Society - Hosts an annual conference, awards travel grants for graduate students.

The Friends of Coleridge - A society that "aims to foster interest in the life and works of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge." The site maintains an online update of addenda to the Collected Edition of Coleridge's Poetical Works, as well as pages for The Coleridge Bulletin and their biennial Interational Coleridge Conference.

International Conference on Romanticism - A society of international scholars for the interdisciplinary study of Romanticism. ICR holds an annual conference and runs the interdisciplinary journal, Essays in Romanticism (formerly Prism[s]).

International Gothic Association - A Web page including information on Gothic Studies and Gothic Courses taught internationally (with some syllabi), as well as the Association's annual conferences.

James Hogg Society - Web page for the James Hogg society. (Scottish Studies, Crichton College, University of Glasgow)

The American Society of Jane Austen Scholars - Home page of ASJAS, publisher of J.A. News and The Austen Quarterly.

Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) - Home page of JASNA, includes information on annual general meetins and print publications.

Keats-Shelley Association of America - Provides information on the Keats-Shelley Journal, the Keats-Shelley House, which the Association maintains, the Keats Bicentennial Conference, the Mary Shelley Bicentennial Conference, various awards, research grants and a mentoring project, as well as the a bibliography on the younger generation of Romantics.

NASSR Homepage - A site for the organization, including links to the NASSR listserve, European Romantic Review, and annual conferences. The North American Society for the Study of Romanticism was established in 1991 for the international study of Romanticism in all genres and disciplines.

NASSR Listserve Archives - Archives and current lists for the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Web site.

The Thomas Love Peacock Society - The Society's site includes hypertext editions of selected Peacock's novels, poems, other works and a short bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

The Wordsworth Circle - Web page for the quarterly out of New York University.

The Wordsworth Conference Foundation - Runs both the Wordsworth Conference and the Wordsworth Winter School.

The Wordsworth Trust - Site for the association that preserves Dove Cottage.