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Until December 23rd VAA community has temporary access to Routledge Romanticism database. This resource covers the fascinating subject of Romanticism and focuses on the period 1760-1830. It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays and videos. All of the book chapters and journal articles presented in this resource have been curated in partnership with the Academic Editors, from Taylor & Francis’ extensive range of published materials. 

There is a video introduction from the Academic Editors Professor Duncan Wu, Professor John Strachan and Dr Jane Moore in which they introduce the subject of Romanticism and the resource as a whole. The resource also contains an image gallery of photographs and illustrations that can be used in teaching and study.


You might be interested in:

A Guide to the Cosmology of William Blake

British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793–1840

Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture in Britain, 1780s–1830s

Romanticism: A Literary and Cultural History

The Gothic World

The Picturesque

The Romantics

Access methods:

1. Free access from VAA library computers:

2. From personal computer via EZproxy.

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