Scholars interested in British women writers should find the following websites useful. If you would like to suggest additional websites, please message the BWWA.
General Resources & Electronic Initiatives
Individual Author Resources
On Women Writers
18th-19th c. Print Culture
Associations, Societies & Journals
GENERAL RESOURCES & ELECTRONIC INITIATIVES
The 18th-Century Common – a public space for sharing the research of scholars who study eighteenth-century cultures with nonacademic readers. (Jessica Richard, Wake Forest U, and Andrew Burkett, Union College)
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.
Collective Biographies of Women (Alison Booth)
British Fiction 1800-1829 (Bibliography) – A database of production, circulation, and reception (Peter Garside, Cardiff University)
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)
Chawton House Library – a registered charity based within the South Downs National Park in Hampshire, UK. Concentrating on education and heritage, the charity holds a unique collection of early women’s writing circa 1600 – 1830. It has close academic ties with the University of Southampton, including an MA program and research fellowship opportunities.
At the Circulating Library: A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837-1901 – Begun in 2007, At the Circulating Library: A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837-1901 offers a biographical and bibliography database of nineteenth-century British fiction. Currently, the database contains 9652 titles by 2613 authors (more statistics). The database is hosted by the Victorian Research Web, a major and free research resource for Victorian scholars. (Troy J. Bassett, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)
Eighteenth-Century Narrative Project – (discontinued?) The Exeter Eighteenth-Century Narrative Research Consortium (C18 NRC) was launched at the international “Eighteenth-Century Narratives” Symposium in July 2004. In April 2007, the Narrative Project hosted “Narrating the Eighteenth Century“–an interdisciplinary and international conference. The Narrative Project aims to provide a focus for research activities and publications centered on the cultural phenomenon of eighteenth-century narrative.
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.
18thConnect – A sister-organization for NINES, 18thConnect aggregates and peer-reviews digital projects focused on eighteenth-century studies.
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, TAMU)
Romantic Circles – Romantic Circles is a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. It is published by the University of Maryland and supported, in part, by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), and the English Departments of Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Maryland. It contains refereed journal articles, blog posts, pedagogy resources, electronic editions, and other research resources.
Romanticism on the Net – Romanticism on the Net (RoN) is an international peer-reviewed e-Journal devoted to British literature.
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)
Victorian Research Web – hosts research and teaching resources for the scholarly study of nineteenth-century Britain, including “the updated Curran Index of hitherto anonymous contributors to the Victorian press, the VanArsdel guide to periodical research, Sally Mitchell’s introduction to researching Victorian fiction, the Weedon guide to using Victorian publishers’ records, and “At the Circulating Library,” Troy Bassett’s ever-growing database of three-volume novels, in addition to topical bibliographies, biographies, archive descriptions, and other aids to research prepared specifically for the VRW. Published here exclusively, too, is the popular VRW guide to planning the research trip to Britain.”
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
(See also Associations, Societies & Journals)
Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts Digital Edition – 1100 pages of fiction written in Jane Austen’s own hand. Through digital reunification, it is now possible to access, read, and compare high quality images of original manuscripts whose material forms are scattered around the world in libraries and private collections. (Kathryn Sutherland, Oxford U, Marilyn Deegan, King’s College London, Elena Pierazzo, King’s College London)
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, TAMU)
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)
The Sarah Fielding Project – devoted to providing life and literary background on 18th-century British writer Sarah Fielding, sister of author Henry Fielding. (Stephanie Harper)
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’ 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 bibliographies—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 includes biography, bibliography of Landon’s works and reviews of her works. (Glenn Dilbert-Himes, Sheffield Hallam University)
Digital Mitford: the Mary Russell Mitford Archive – Produces the first comprehensive scholarly edition of the works and letters of Mary Russell Mitford, and shares knowledge of TEI XML and other related humanities computing practices with all serious scholars interested in contributing to the project. (Elisa Beshero-Bondar)
The Amelia Alderson Opie Archive – designed to make available the scholarly resources essential for the study of the life and works, including writing and music, of Amelia Alderson Opie (1769-1853). (Shelley King, John B. Pierce, Shannon Smith, Andrea Terry)
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)
Shelley-Godwin Archive – “provides the digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft. . . . The result of a partnership between the New York Public Library and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, in cooperation with Oxford’s Bodleian Library, the S-GA also includes key contributions from the Huntington Library, the British Library, and the Houghton Library.”
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)
Letters of Charlotte Mary Yonge – digital archive of Yonge’s letters from 1834-1901, with a general introduction, biography, and bibliographies. This is part of the Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship website.
ON WOMEN WRITERS
Women’s Lives in the 18th Century – a collection of short essays written for a public audience on women in the 18th century. Many of the essays relate women’s lives to literature and writing.
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 Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing – An encoded and searchable digital edition of Francis Stainforth’s (1797-1866) private library catalog, the largest private library of Anglophone women’s writing collected in the nineteenth century. (edited by Kirstyn Leuner, Deborah Hollis, and Kate Ozment)
Victorian Women Letters Project – aims to make available the correspondence of early- to mid-Victorian British women writers. The first phase of the project concerns the correspondence of Anna Brownell Murphy Jameson (1794-1860) and Harriet Martineau (1802-1876). More than 1,000 records have been generated from the correspondence of these two women.
Victorian Women Writers Project – The Victorian Women Writers Project (VWWP) began in 1995 at Indiana University and is primarily concerned with the exposure of lesser-known British women writers of the 19th century. The collection represents an array of genres – poetry, novels, children’s books, political pamphlets, religious tracts, histories, and more. (Indiana University)
Women Poets of the Romantic Period – The University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries has a significant collection of first and early editions of works by women poets of the British Romantic Period (1770 -1840). The collection contains nearly 500 works, several of which are available in the CU Digital Library.
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)
“Women Writers: An Exhibition of Works from the 17th Century to the Present” – Rare book exhibit, UNT Libraries
Women Writers Online – Women Writers Online — part of the Women Writers Project — is a full-text collection of early women’s writing in English, published by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University. It includes full transcriptions of texts published between 1526 and 1850, focusing on materials that are rare or inaccessible.
Women’s Travel Writing, 1780-1840: A Bio-Bibliographical Database – The Women’s Travel Writing Database provides full records for all known books of travel published in Britain and Ireland by women between 1780 and 1840, supplemented by notes, short biographies of the travel writers and illustrators, and web links to online digital editions. (Benjamin Colbert, University of Wolverhampton)
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)
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)
Modernist Journals Project (1890-1922) – Though it falls at the very outer limit of the BWWA, it is a long-19th century project intended to provide basic information about all the English-language magazines of literary and artistic interest operating during the period from 1890 to 1922. (Brown U and U of Tulsa)
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, TAMU)
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)
18th-19th c. PRINT CULTURE
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)
Unseen Hands: Women Printers, Binders and Book Designers – (Princeton University Library, Graphic Arts Collection)
ASSOCIATIONS, SOCIETIES & 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.
Aphra Behn Society – The Aphra Behn Society is dedicated to encouraging and advancing research that focuses on issues of gender and/or women’s role in the arts of early modern culture, circa 1660-1830. Through its newsletter, website, and biannual meeting, the Aphra Behn Society seeks to promote an exchange of information and ideas among members of the various disciplines engaged in related research. Associated with the journal ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830.
Blake An Illustrated Quarterly – A scholarly journal out of the University of Rochester.
The Burney Society – dedicated to the study and celebration of the works of the Burney family, especially Frances Burney d’Arblay (1752-1840), her life, her contemporaries and her times. The Society is allied with the North American branch of the Society and supports the work of the Burney Centre at McGill University, Montreal, where the Burney Journals are edited.
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]).
The Gaskell Society – promotes and encourages the study and appreciation of the work and life of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810-1865). This society holds events/meetings and has an online discussion group.
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.
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal – a peer-reviewed, online journal committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture.
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) – A site for the organization, including links to the NASSR listserv, 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 Listserv 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 Michaelian – online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to scholarship on the works and lives of the late-Victorian collaborative partnership of Katharine Harris Bradley (1846–1914) and Edith Emma Cooper (1862–1913) and their circle. It is edited by Sharon Bickle and Michelle Lee and published by Steven Halliwell and The Rivendale Press as one of the OSCHOLARS group of journals under the general editorship of D. C. Rose. See also Spring 2008 issue of Writing Women.
George Sand Association – literary society founded at Hofstra University in 1976 as the Friends of George Sand. The purpose of the society is to encourage and foster research and scholarship on George Sand. Members also have access to the society’s online discussion group. As an allied organization of the Modern Language Association, the George Sand Association organizes panels and conducts its annual business meeting at the MLA convention. The society also co-sponsors conferences on George Sand.
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.
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Sources: many of these resources and annotations are borrowed from the Romantic Circles Scholarly Resources Related Links page. We have made select amendments and additions to that list. Please contact us if you would like to add to the list or suggest revisions. Thank you.