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Resource Guide:
English Romantic Poets

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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