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Resource: The English Novel, 1830–1836

Acknowledgements The Anglo–German co-operation underlying this project has greatly benefited from generous support given to the two main research centres at Cardiff University and the Universität-Gesamthochschule Paderborn. The Cardiff team, based in the Centre for … Continue reading

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Post: Victorian Legacies: Robin Hood: A Romantic Hero [Part I]

In this two-part post, Stephen Basdeo analyses the evolving Romantic and Victorian legacy of the most famous heroic outlaw found in English folklore, Robin Hood. In 1795 Joseph Ritson (1752-1803) published Robin Hood: A Collection … Continue reading

Post: Victorian Legacies: The French Revolution’s Reign of Gothic Terror

There are quarrels in which even Satan, bringing help, were not unwelcome; even Satan, fighting stiffly, might cover himself with glory,—of a temporary sort.—Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History (1837), p. 87 The French Revolution … Continue reading

Post: The Living Poets of 1801

by Matthew Sangster ‘What is a Poet?’, Wordsworth asks in the Preface to the 1802 edition of Lyrical Ballads, the capital falling inevitably into place. His answer has become to a large extent a critical truism, but … Continue reading

Resource: The Poetical Register’s Living Poets of 1801: A Checklist

The list of living poets below is taken from the Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801, pp. 487–91; the original can be viewed here. The version below is reformatted for the web and annotated … Continue reading

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Romantic Studies The English Novel, 1830–1836: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles BARS: British Association for Romantic Studies Belser Wissenschaftlicher Dienst (Publishers of Corvey Microfiche Edition) British Fiction, 1800–1829: A … Continue reading

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