Selected Internet Resources

Archives of Electronic Texts
Electronic Journals
General Eighteenth-Century Resources
Projects
Societies

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Archives of Electronic Texts
The Bluestocking Archive
(Elizabeth Fay, University of Massachusetts, Boston)

texts by or relating to the eighteenth-century British Bluestocking Circle and the second generation Blues, including predecessor texts, and literature of sensibility as it is derived from the Bluestockings' concerns with aesthetics, and with women's aesthetic achievements.

British Poetry 1780-1910: a Hypertext Archive of Scholarly Editions
(Jerome McGann and David Seaman, University of Virginia)

an Internet-accessible electronic library of marked up and scholarly editions of books of poetry produced between 1780-1910 (the collection is part of the Electronic Text Center, Alderman Library, University of Virginia).

Eighteenth-Century E-Texts
(Jack Lynch, University of Pennsylvania)

a comprehensive list of electronic editions of eighteenth-century works publicly available on the Internet "from Milton through Byron, or thereabouts")

Eighteenth-Century Studies
(The English Server, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania)

an archive of works of the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies. Novels, plays, memoirs, treatises and poems of the period are kept here (in some cases, influential texts from before 1700 or after 1800 as well), along with modern criticism.

The William Blake Archive
(Morris Eaves, University of Rochester; Robert Essick, University of California, Riverside; Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

an archive of electronic editions available free on the Web, first opened to the public in 1996 with simple reproductions from two of Blake's early "illuminated books"--the archive will contain one copy of all the illuminated books, including the longest, Jerusalem (100 plates), and multiple copies of several.


Electronic Journals
Postgraduate English
(University of Durham)

a journal and forum for postgraduates in English to be launched in early 2000

Romanticism on the Net
(Oxford University, England)

a peer-reviewed, electronic journal devoted to Romantic studies. This is a quarterly journal indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.


General Eighteenth-Century Resources
Anthologies Page
(Harriet Linkin, Laura Mandell, Rita Raley)

a comprehensive list of all the major anthologies currently available for the study of Romantic literature, tables of content for those anthologies, supplementary anthologies that assist the study of Romantic literature, and errata for various anthologies.

Dictionary of Sensibility
(Jerome J. McGann and Patricia Meyer Spacks, University of Virginia)

an "atmospheric view of the multiple connotations" of the language of eighteenth-century sensibility. This hypertext lists key terms and links to excerpts from primary texts using or describing those terms.

Eighteenth-Century Resources
(Jack Lynch, University of Pennsylvania)

a comprehensive list of Internet resources. The collection includes information on literature, history, art, music, religion, economics, philosophy, and so on, from around the world in the eighteenth century, as well as the home pages of societies and people who work on eighteenth-century topics.

The Romantic Chronology
(Laura Mandell, University of Miami; Alan Liu, Rita Raley, Carl Stahmer, and Vince Willoughby, UC Santa Barbara)

a chronology of literary, social, and historical events in Britain and France from 1785-1851. The site includes links to Internet resources for authors, works, and events.

Romantic Links, Electronic Texts, Home Pages, and Syllabi
(Michael Gamer, University of Pennsylvania)

Romantic Literary Resources
(Jack Lynch, University of Pennsylvania)

a thorough list of links to Internet resources and full texts

Romantic Movements
(Sheila Minn Hwang and Vince Willoughby, University of California, Santa Barbara)

online anthology intended to geographically situate writings of the period between 1760 and 1830

Voice of the Shuttle Web Page for Humanities Research
(Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara)

an exhaustive list of Internet resources, including pages on the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, the Romantics, and the French Revolution


Projects
British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832
(Shields Library, University of California, Davis)

a project to provide accurate and reliable electronic editions of works published by British women poets between 1789 and 1832. Texts are available in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) as well as Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML).

A Celebration of Women Writers
(Mary Mark Ockerbloom, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA)

information about and texts by women writers

The Emory Women Writers Resource Project
(Sheila Cavanagh, Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

a collection of edited and unedited texts by women writing in English from the seventeenth century through the nineteenth century.

Feminism and the Enlightenment, 1650-1850: A Comparative History Research Project

This is the website for a three year project on the contribution of the Enlightenment to early feminism, sponsored by the Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Department of Cultural Studies, University of East London, beginning September 1998. The site lists upcoming research meetings and contact information.

The Orlando Project: An Integrated History of Women's Writing in the British Isles
(University of Alberta)

this site describes the creation of a "textbase" of women's writing in Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) format. The project web site does not include electronic texts of women's writing.

Romantic Circles
(Neil Fraistat, Steven E. Jones, Donald H. Reiman, with Carl Stahmer)

a site devoted to the study of Lord Byron, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, their contemporaries and historical contexts.

Sheffield Hallam Corvey Project
(Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield)

a fully searchable, peer-reviewed electronic guide to British women's literature 1796-1834, based on the holdings of the Corvey Library in Germany, and including over 1,000 works -primarily novels - by more than 400 women writers.

Women Writers Project
(Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island)

a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding; the site is an electronic textbase of women's writing in English from 1400 to 1850.


Societies
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies / Societé canadienne d'étude du dix-huitiéme siécle (CSECS/SCEDHS)