Fall 2011
English 362: British Literature 1798-1890

Links for Optional Reading/Viewing, Research Sources

Dr. Tina L. Hanlon

Ferrum College

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General

The Victorian Web (Brown U.)

Literary Locales ~ See famous literary sites! (San Jose State U.)

Representative Poetry Online - with notes and commentary, and background on poets (U. of Toronto)

Poets.org from the Academy of American Poets

The Victorian Literary Studies Archive. Mitsuharu Matsuoka, Graduate School of Languages and Cultures, Nagoya U., Japan.

 

Introduction to Course and Romanticism

For extra background, look at Norton Anthology Web Site and Norton CD.

Relevant terms in the Literary Terms section of Norton CD: allegory, convention and tradition, eulogy and elegy, fancy and imagination, genre, Gothic, irony, romance and novel, ode, pastoral, symbol.

William Blake Resources

Study Questions on Blake and Wordsworth

Several Blake illustrations with helpful notes appear in Norton CD and Media Companion booklet, and a reading of Blake's "London."

William Blake Online at Tate Gallery, London. Includes:

Tyger of Wrath: William Blake. Comprehensive web site for 1999 exhibit in The National Gallery of Victoria, Australia (no longer online?)

Blake Archive page with links to electronic versions of Songs of Innocence and Experience. This will lead you to illustrated (or illuminated) copies of the poems that are reproduced online.

"Jerusalem." English song based on "And Did Those Feet." You can listen to it at links on this page. Or YouTube video that seems to spoof it or England?
YouTube video with words and scenes in England but no singing (and no "dark satanic mills"). Hymn at royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine.

Blake's 1795 picture of Newton in Wikipedia. Compare with attitudes toward science and earlier philosophers in "Mock On, Mock On."
Sculpture based on Blake's Newton at British Library.

Blake portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Burns

Robert Burns portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Burns Country web site

Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries, South West Scotland

William Wordsworth

Study Questions on Blake and Wordsworth (photo of Tintern Abbey on this page)

See Turner painting of Tintern Abbey and picture of Grasmere in Norton CD and booklet.

The Wordsworth Trust web site

Wordsworth portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

See section on Gothicism in Romantic period in Norton Anthology Web Site

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner as illustrated by Gustave Dore: Illustrated text at UVA Electronic Text Center (also on reserve at library circulation desk)

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London (see also portraits of daughter Sara)

John Keats

Keats House Museum web site, Hampstead Heath, London

Arthur Hughes painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 1861-63

Walter Crane painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 1865

John William Waterhouse painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 1893

Henry Meynell Rheam painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" (see also The Fairy Woods, 1903)

Frank Dicksee painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 1902

Frank Madogen Cowper painting of "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" 1926 - also in Humanities web

Portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Portrait and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Charlotte Bronte

Bronte Sisters, Victorian novelists and poets: Portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Shelley

Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature: Exhibit (1997-98) web site at National Library of Medicine. Read the pages The Birth of Frankenstein and Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus and The Celluloid Monster.

"Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Myth for Modern Man," essay by Patricia A. Neal, Ph.D., gives background on novel and film adaptations (pictures at bottom of page)

A Frankenstein Study: Anatomy of a Story. Watershed Online web site, Winnipeg, Canada. Focuses on how the story treats personal relationships. Includes miscellaneous background in A Frankenstein FAQ.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in Art, Illustration and Sculpture. Links on a personal web page.

Frankenstein: A New Reality! Italian web site with interesting pictures and literary connections.

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Percy Byshhe Shelley

Portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

See Moxon's Illustrated Tennyson on Norton Anthology web site in Victorian section, including paintings of "The Lady of Shallot"

Arthur Hughes painting of "The Lady of Shallot"

Sidney Meteyard painting of "The Lady of Shallot"

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Tennyson's friend Arthur Henry Hallam in National Portrait Gallery, London

The Tennyson Page with portraits and illustrations, by scholar Arthur Chandler

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Portrait and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Browning

Portrait and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Lesson plan on Browning and "My Last Duchess," NEH Edsitement web site

George Eliot

George Eliot section of The Victorian Web

George Eliot Country and Uncovering Eliot Photograph Archive, Coventry and Warwickshire. BBC.co.uk

Article "George Eliot" by Virginia Woolf, 1919

Charles Dickens

Portraits and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Lear

See "The Owl and the Pussy Cat" at this link, with Lear's illustrations. Some background and other illustrations are given at http://www.the-office.com/bedtime-story/owlpussycat.htm.

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll Home Page, Lewis Carroll Society

Portraits at National Portrait Gallery web site, London. Portraits of Alice Liddell

Script of Rex Stephenson's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland in Ferrum library and library has videos of other adaptations

Christina Rossetti

Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

"Goblin Market" with 1893 illustrations by Laurence Housman and D. G. Rossetti

John Bolton's graphic story version of "Goblin Market"

Warwick Goble illustration of "Goblin Market"

Blog on "Goblin Market" with illustrations by different artists

Another blog that reprints illustrations

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

William Morris

William Morris Gallery

William Morris Society

The Beauty of Life: William Morris & The Art of Design. The Huntington Library, 2003-04

Portraits and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Tess of the d'Urbervilles web pages with photos, in Thomas Hardy's World, web site with links to many types of background and pictures, by Dr. Suzanne Flynn, Prof. Patricia O'Hara, and Prof. Ashton Nichols.

Tess of the d'Urbervilles. See photos and background on a musical adaptation of the novel.

Portraits and links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Ernest

Portrait and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Rudyard Kipling

Victorian novelist and poet Portrait and Links, National Portrait Gallery, London

Victorian Web Rudyard Kipling pages, with illustrations by Kipling (link to Kipling's home)

The Kipling Society Web site

Other Portraits with Links at National Portrait Gallery web site, London

William Allingham, 19th-century poet

Hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer

Matthew Arnold, Victorian poet

Jane Austen, early 19th-century novelist, portraits and links

Robert M. Ballantyne, Victorian adventure stories for boys

William Barnes, Dorsetshire poet

James Barrie

Samuel Butler, Victorian novelist

Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and historian

John Clare, poet

Arthur Hugh Clough, poet

Wilkie Collins, Victorian novelist

Dinah Maria Craik, novelist

Charles Darwin, naturalist

Thomas de Quincey, Romantic writer

Alexander Dumas, French novelist

Maria Edgeworth, novelist, children's stories

Edward Fitzgerald, poet

Ford Madox Ford

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist and librettist

Lady Gregory, Irish playwright

William Hazlitt, essayist and critic

Thomas Hood, poet

Gerard Manley Hopkins, Victorian poet

A. E. Housman, poet

Mary Howitt

Thomas Hughes, novelist and nonfiction writer

Victor Hugo, French writer

Richard Jefferies, novelist and naturalist

Charles and Mary Lamb

Andrew Lang, fairy tale collector

George Henry Lewes, essayist and critic

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Victorian historian and essayist

George Macdonald, Victorian fantasy writer

Karl Marx, social theorist

George Meredith, Victorian novelist, poet

Maria Louisa Molesworth, children's writer

Thomas Moore, poet

Walter Pater, critic

Thomas Love Peacock

Beatrix Potter, writer-illustrator of children's books

John Ruskin, Victorian social/art critic

Sir Walter Scott, Scottish poet, novelist

George Bernard Shaw, Irish dramatist

Robert Southey, Romantic poet

Robert Louis Stevenson, Victorian poet and novelist

Algernon Charles Swinburne, poet

Anne Taylor and Jane Taylor, children's poets

William Makepeace Thackeray, Victorian novelist

Anthony Trollope, Victorian novelist

 

Stanley Library at Ferrum College

In Stanley Library web site, go to Resources by Subject and then Language and Literature Resources, for links to reference books giving overviews of authors and illustrators, such as Contemporary Authors, and Literature Resource Center; also online books and other reference sources on literature are linked here.

The MLA Bibliography, also available through this library page, is the major bibliography for languages and literature.

Study Guides by Dr. Tina Hanlon:

Guidelines for Proofreading: Marking Symbols and Terms for English Papers

General Guidelines for Writing Literature Papers

Pointers for Taking Essay Tests

General Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Literature


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