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Resource Guide:
English Romantic Poets

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
English Literature 18th CenturyPR 441-449
English Literature 19th CenturyPR 451-469
English PoetryPR 500-614
English Literature 1770/1800-1890/1900PR 3991-5990
Collections of English Literature PoetryPR 1170-1228

Sample Subject Headings

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  • Poets, English - 18th Century - Biography
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827 - Criticism and interpretation
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Byron's letters and journals
  • Pastoral poetry, English
  • Odes, English
  • Elegiac poetry, English
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Poems
  • Wordsworth, Willaim, 1770-1850. Bibliography
  • Lyric poetry - History and criticism
  • Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 - Influence
  • Folk poetry, English
  • Romanticism - Englan - History - 18th century
  • Poets, English - 19th century - Correspondence
  • Nature in literature - Dictionaries

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
English romantic poets; modern essays in criticismPR 590 .A2
The major English romantic poets; a symposium in reappraisalPR 590 .T5 1957
The Romantic poetsPR 590 .H57
The lives of the most eminent English poets; Vol ISPEC-COLL PR 553 .D81
A Blake dictionary : the ideas and symbols of William BlakePR 4146 .A24 1988
The elegiac mode; poetic form in Wordsworth and other elegistsREMOTE PR 508 .E5 P6 1967
Romantic complexity : Keats, Coleridge, and WordsworthPR 590 .S75 2006
Coleridge, the sublime somnambulistREMOTE PR 4483 .C52 1929
Coleridge's notebooks a selectione-Book
Byron, poetics, and historye-Book
The young Shelley; genesis of a radicalREMOTE PR 5432 .C3 1950
Keats's major odes : an annotatedZ 8461 .R48 1984

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Poetry Nation
  • English Literary History
  • Poet
  • Byron Journal
  • Wordsworth Circle
  • Romanticism
  • Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net
  • European Romantic Review
  • Blake, an Illustrated Quarterly
  • Romantic Textualities
  • Keats-Shelley Journal

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