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Resource Guide:
The Romantics

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.

  • English literature--18th century--History and criticism
  • English literature--19th century--History and criticism
  • Romanticism--Great Britain
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
  • Keats, John, 1795-1821
  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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.

  • Romanticism
  • Studies in Romanticism
  • Studies in English Literature
  • Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
  • Emergence of Romanticism
  • Romanticism, Lyricism, and History
  • Handbook of British Romanticism
  • Poetic Form and British Romanticism
  • Essays in Literature
  • Journal of Literary Studies
  • Oxford Literary Review
  • Persuasions: the Jane Austen Journal
  • Christianity and Literature

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
A Companion to RomanticismPR 457 .C58 1997
The Romantics and Us: essays on romantic and modern literature and culturePR 457 .R647 1990
Romanticism and GenderPR 468 .R46 M45 1993
A Study of English RomanticismPR 571 .F79
Young Romantics: the tangled lives of English poetry’s greatest generationPR 590 .H297 2010
Romanticism: an anthologyPR 1139 .R66 1998
Romantic Outlaws: the extraordinary lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary ShelleyPR 5841 .W8 Z716 2015