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Resource Guide:
Romanticism and The Arts

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
PaintingND 25-ND 3416
History of Painting ND49-ND813
History of Painting – Renaissance to 20th century ND 160 – 196
Arts in GeneralNX 454
History of the Arts NX 440-NX 632
Music History and Criticism by Period ML 162-ML 197
History of English literature -By period -Romanticism PR 457
History of English literature – Poetry – By period – Romanticism PR 590
Collections of English literature – By period – Romanticism PR 1139
Collections of English literature – Poetry – By period – Romanticism PR 1222
English literature – 1770/1800-1890/1900 – Individual authors PR 3991-5990

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Romanticism
  • Romanticism in Art
  • Romanticism in Literature
  • Romanticism in Music
  • Neoromanticism
  • Idealism in Art
  • Naturalism in Art
  • Realism in Art

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850 Credo Reference
European romanticism : a brief history with documents PN 751 .B74 2008
A companion to European romanticism PN 603 .C65 2005
Inventing the individual : romanticism and the idea of individualism PN 603 .I53 2002
The romantic rebellion, romantic versus classic art N 6465 .R6 C55
Romanticism and realism : the mythology of nineteenth-century art NX 454.5 R6 .R67
Romantic re-vision : culture and consciousness in nineteenth-century American painting and literature REMOTE ND 210.5 .R6 W6
German romantic painting ND 567.5 .R6 V38
Living forms Romantics and the monumental figure e-Book
Music in the romantic period : an anthology with commentary MT 6.5 .M89
Music in the romantic era ML 196 .E3513
Romanticism N 6847.5 .R6 B769 2001
Beethoven after Napoleon political romanticism in the late works e-Book
Palestrina and the German romantic imagination interpreting historicism in nineteenth-century music e-Book
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians REF ML 100 .N48

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Romanticism
  • Romanticism on the Net
  • 19th Century Music

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives