Category Archives: Literary Periods

Literary Periods Timeline

The Norton Anthology To Literary Periods

The Middle Ages The Sixteenth Century The Early Seventeenth Century The Restoration and Eighteenth Century The Romantic Period The Victorian Age The Twentieth Century

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN)

is an international, open access journal devoted to British Nineteenth-Century Literature (ISSN 1916-1441). The journal was founded by Michael E. Sinatra as Romanticism on the Net in February 1996. It expanded its scope in August 2007 to include Victorian literature (under the editorship of Dino Franco Felluga). In January 2015, Jason Camlot became the new Victorian editor.

Digital Scriptorium

A growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. Among the participating institutions to this project are the Bancroft Library, the Robbins Collection, and the Hargrove Music Library at UC Berkeley, Columbia University, and the New York Public Library.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online Text Creation Partnership

The Text Creation Partnership creates standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books. We transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest’s Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex’s Evans Early American Imprints.

Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL)

Books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and referenced in the early modern era also included.

King Saud University Library Catalogs (Saudi Arabia)

A library catalogue is a register of all bibliographic items found in a library or group of libraries, such as a network of libraries at several locations. Note Special collections may not fit this profile; For Specific inquiries you may have to contact the library directly. Sometimes research requires personal negotiations. :An annotated bibliography of Syriac resources online

a comprehensive annotated bibliography of open-access resources related to the study of Syriac. The site is hosted by the University of Oklahoma and housed in the Department of Classics and Letters. A previous iteration was called “Resources for Syriac Studies” and was hosted by the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections in Washington, DC from 2012 to

Contemporary Philosophy, Critical Theory and Postmodern Thought

Covers contemporary critical theory, philosophy, and postmodern thought. Offers extensive links on critical theory, postmodernism, and prominent writers and theorists.

British Printed Images to 1700   
British Printed Images to 1700 is a digital library of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain. It also offers various resources aimed at furthering our knowledge and understanding of them. The core of the project is the database, a fully searchable library of several thousand printed images.

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University   
This collection will contain digitized versions of early manuscripts from Oxford University. The retroconversion of these collections is currently underway

traditional and colonial images of popular culture   
The project proposes to create a digital resource that will make available to the scholarly world watercolours of life in 18th century and late 19th century Burma from previously uncatalogued manuscripts in the Bodleian together with early 20th century photographs of life in Burma from the Pitt Rivers Museum. It would also unite Oxford’s collection of popular paintings from 19th century Bengal; the un-catalogued collection from the Bodleian and the paintings from the Ashmolean museum.

The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century   Introduces the period between 1660 and 1785, with a day in the life, slavery and the slave trade, and expansion of the empire.

Mysticism and asceticism of the 16th – Century

Collection of 949 works by 414 authors from the 12th to the 18th century from the areas of mysticism and asceticism from the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburg in Eichstätt, published from the 16th to the 19th century. The individual works are digitally facsimile and are available in PDF format. Most fonts are written in German, only 10% in Latin. Nearly half of the works are translations, reflecting the high degree of cultural exchange between Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Early Modern English Dictionaries Database

Contains 16 Renaissance texts: six bilingual dictionaries, five English hard word dictionaries, the first full English only dictionary, three lexicons, and a full English word list.

British Library : East Asia Collection

Resources for the study of East Asian languages and cultures from antiquity to the present. We have rich collections of material in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Manchu and Mongolian including manuscripts, printed books, periodicals, sound recordings, maps, newspapers and archives. – See more at:

American Center for Mongolian Studies

The American Center for Mongolian Studies is housed in 1,800 sq ft of office space in the East Wing of the Natsagdorj Public Library. The ACMS Library offers scholars and researchers, including students, faculty, and members of the general public, unparalleled resources in an academic environment.

Mongolian Manuscripts

The Mongolian collection contains about 3 500 printed volumes, 480 manuscripts and block prints in original writing, written in Uyghur Mongolian and Cyrillic letters. The Uyghur-Mongolian text is still used today by the Mongols in China, while in Mongolia since 1950 the Cyrillic alphabet has prevailed as a transport.

Maps of the Ottoman Empire  
The W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) in Jerusalem in cooperation with the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) at the University of Chicago scanned and geo-referenced a series of topographical maps of Eastern Turkey and the lands of the broader Ottoman Empire with a grant from the US Department of Education TICFIA program.

The Philological Museum

A fine collection of carefully edited Renaissance works, many in hypertext. Includes works by Addison, Alabaster, Bellamy, Camden, Campion, Fletcher, Milton, Owen, and others. Very impressive. A site devoted to Humanistic Letters, principally British, published under the auspices of The Shakespeare Institute of the University of Birmingham

Essays and Articles on Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature

These essays are not intended to replace library research. They are here to show you what others think about a given subject, and to perhaps spark an interest or an idea in you. To take one of these essays, copy it, and to pass it off as your own is known as plagiarism

Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance

is an interdisciplinary research database containing documentation centering on the classical tradition, a focus of Renaissance studies. Registered are the antique monuments known in the Renaissance together with the related Renaissance documents in the form of texts and images, and related information about locations, persons and periods as well as bibliographic data. The Census is a useful tool of research, not only in the field of art history and archaeology, but also for any discipline focussing on the Nachleben of the Antique.

Renaissance and 17th Century

Comprehensive listing of resource for searching Renaissance and 17th Century literature.

Scholarly Journals and Newspapers as Networks of Knowledge in the Age of Enlightenment   – Details

‘What is enlightenment?’ It was not by chance that the perhaps most famous question of the century of 1784 was published in a monthly, for newspapers and magazines had long ago become the ‘chambers of the human mind’. In cooperation with and at the initiative of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences, the SUB Göttingen and the UB Leipzig, journals of the 18th century are developed and digitized at the Bavarian State Library. At the center of the Munich digitization section, which is supplemented by contingents in Göttingen and Leipzig, are Catholic journals from the last third of the 18th century, which illustrate the special character of the Bavarian late reconnaissance.

The Gothic Experience: A Brief Historical Overview

Reviews the first novels from 1765 to 1820, nineteenth century Gothic fiction, and variants in the twentieth century

The Cornell University Witchcraft Collection

Selected scanned works from Cornell Library’s witchcraft collection which contains over 3,000 titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft.

Bandi Roman Inquisition collection

Imposing corpus preserved by the Library of Casanatense pontifical acts (bubbles, short, decrees, edicts and notices) data to the press from the beginning of the sixteenth century to 1870, were selected for scanning approximately 1,100 documents of various formats which concern matters of inquisitorial jurisdiction The core of the collection comes from the homonymous fund Edicts and pontifical edicts.

Witchcraft Collection

Titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft. Manifestations of the belief in witchcraft, its geographical boundaries, works on canon law, the Inquisition, torture, demonology, trial testimony, and narratives. Focuses on witchcraft not as folklore or anthropology, but as theology and as religious heresy.

The Power of the Word, Reformation and Media Change

For centuries, libraries retain the published word – in manuscript, in print, in electronic media. An epochal event of world history, such as the Reformation, which was entirely based on the word-the spoken word of preaching, the polished word of the learned disputation, and the literary word of the printed writing-can be particularly well illustrated by the libraries’ success On the spread of their ideas in the new medium of book printing.

Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

The CRRS Rare Book collection is renowned for the depth and quality of its materials relating to Erasmus of Rotterdam. In addition, we have a substantial library of rare books by a variety of Italian and Northern European humanists, scientists and theologians. Our rare book library boasts volumes in English, Latin, Italian, German, French and Spanish. With over 4,000 volumes available for consultation, the CRRS is one of North America’s premier centres for the study of the Reformation and Renaissance.

Luther’s manuscript for the first lecture on the Psalms (Mscr.Dresd.A.138)

One of the most precious manuscripts of the SLUB is Martin Luther autograph manuscript to the first lecture on the Psalms , which held the Reformer as fresh doctorate professor of biblical interpretation 1513-1515 at the University of Wittenberg.

The Clergy of the Church of England Database 1540-1835 (CCEd)

launched in 1999 and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, makes available and searchable the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing coverage of as many clerical lives as possible from the Reformation to the mid-nineteenth century.

Victorian Literature and Culture Series

This series seeks to publish the best contemporary scholarship and criticism on the Victorian period, including work undertaken from a range of disciplinary—and interdisciplinary—perspectives.

The Victorian Literary Studies Archive

British Painters in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Chronological Listing) British Periodicals at Minnesota: The Early Nineteenth Century (Michael Hancher, University of Minnesota) – holds a relatively strong collection of nineteenth-century periodicals. British Poetry 1780-1910 (Alderman Library, University of Virginia) – a Hypertext Archive of Scholarly Editions.

Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900

The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900, provides attribution information connecting around 11,500 contributors to 91,012 articles within 43 Victorian periodicals. These contributors are listed alphabetically on the page linked below. Each contributor is presented with biographical and bibliographical information, details of pseudonyms used and links from the titles of articles written to the relevant article indexing.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Victorian Age

Contains information and background on relevant social issues of the Victorian period, a multiple choice quiz, chronological index, author index, and more.

Hagiography Database   
The database has two sections: the introduction which contains general information about the project, and bio- bibliographical introductions to each of the saints of the 8th–10th centuries included in the project; and the database itself which in turn is divided into three sections, the Saints’ list, the Author’ list, and the search citations. The Greek texts that we have been permitted to reproduce either in their entirety or in sections may be accessed through the Saints’ list (entire texts) or search citations (partial texts).

Bibliography on Gender in Byzantium  
This resource started out as a bibliography on women in Byzantium, begun by Thalia Gouma-Peterson and maintained by Alice-Mary Talbot. Work on women’s history has recently been supplemented by studies on eunuchs and a concern for masculinity, which together enable work on the Byzantine gender system.

Online Catalogue of Byzantine Seals   
An ongoing project to record the 17,000 Byzantine lead seals held by Dumbarton Oaks and publish them online. Browse the collection, learn about sigillography, and download tools to introduce sigillography to students.

Byzantine Studies (Propylaeum-DOK)   
Propylaeum-DOK is the full-text server of Propylaeum, the Virtual Library for Classical Studies and provides an opportunity for publishing, indexing and long-preservation of documents on Classical Studies. Propylaeum-DOK is a service of the University Library of Heidelberg, which within the scopes of its special subject collections Classical Archaeology and Egyptology funded byGerman Research Foundation,


Literary Movements

Gives information and background for several American literary movements, prominent authors, and more.

Norwegian Literature Research / National Library   
The bibliographical database refers to Norwegian literature after 1500 and general literary criticism and theory. These include monographs, dissertations from Norwegian universities, bibliotekstuins of the Høgskolen i Oslo (formerly Statens bibliotek (høg) skole, statens bibliotek- og informasjonshøgskole), articles from anthologies, periodicals, newspapers and fore- and sermons from text editions, mainly in Norway , But also published abroad.

Early American Imprints : Evans 1639-1800 (Series I 
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) is a comprehensive collection of digitized publications published in North America from 1639-1800. The collection is based on the relevant bibliography by Charles Evans (American Bibliography, vol. 1-16, 1903-1967) and the microfilm edition of the publisher. It is an important source for all aspects of research on the American culture of the Early Age (history, literature, philosophy, theology, etc.). After completion of the digitization, the collection will comprise over 36,000 titles and more than 2.4 million images.

The ANS Collection Database   
The ANS collections database contains information on more than 600,000 objects in the Society’s collections. These include coins, paper money, tokens, ‘primitive’ money, medals and decorations, from all parts of the world, and all periods in which such objects have been produced.

Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance   
the Census has been dedicated to the collection and exploration of the ancient buildings and sculptures known in the Renaissance. Already in the 1980s, it was started to transfer the information previously managed in a card system into an innovative computer-assisted database. In the meantime, about 10,000 ancient monuments and about 36,000 Renaissance images and documents (as of November 2015) are now presented on a new, user-friendly interface,

The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive   
The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records.

The Great Depression of the 1930s   
The New Deal Network is an educational guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s. The New Deal Network is sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and the Institute for Learning Technologies at Teachers College/Columbia University. NDN is funded in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

List of 16th century prints In German-speaking countries 
The list published in the German-speaking countries in the 16th century (VD 16) is a retrospective national bibliography for printing of the publication period 1501-1600. It currently includes more than 100,000 titles with locations in more than 260 libraries,

Early Modern Letters Online   
Early Modern Letters Online is a combined finding aid and editorial interface for basic descriptions of early modern correspondence: a collaboratively populated union catalogue of sixteenth-, seventeenth-, and eighteenth-century letters.

Cambridge Histories – British & European History  
Presenting history as a continuous and evolutionary process, the Cambridge Histories offer a big picture perspective in each subject area, making them essential reading for anyone researching or studying a subject that has an historical element.

European Library  
This opens a pop-up window to share the URL for this database Holdings, maps, photographs and more from 48 national libraries in Europe.Provides free international online access to holdings, maps, photographs, music, and digitized materials from 48 national libraries in Europe. Resources can be both digital (books, posters, maps, sound recordings, videos, etc.) and bibliographical. (The European Library)

The Tibetan and Himalayan Library (THL)   
is a publisher of websites, information services, and networking facilities relating to the Tibetan plateau and southern Himalayan regions. THL promotes the integration of knowledge and community across the divides of academic disciplines, Read more:

The Digital Himalaya Project   
The Digital Himalaya Project is digitising archival collections of ethnographic information from the Himalayan region. Five major anthropological collections were selected for digitisation in the first phase of the project to reflect a range of different media and a wide coverage of geographical areas and ethnic populations from across the Himalayas. Alongside these visual and audio collections, we have more recently digitised an extensive set of back issues of Himalayan journals and maps and have created layered GIS maps of Nepal’s 75 districts.

Nepal Journals OnLine (NepJOL)  
Nepal Journals Online, a database of journals published in Nepal covering the full range of academic disciplines, has been launched since 2008 with support of INASP and Tribhuvan University Central Library. NepJOL provides a service to the journals by hosting their content online, and actively promoting the website to encourage discovery of these titles and articles, and to increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship.

Mongolia Journals Online 
Mongolia Journals Online is supported by INASP since launched in 2011. It has been established in association with the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, and aims to promote Knowledge dissemination in all disciplines by providing access to tables of contents (TOCs), abstracts and full text on the Internet. Publications are scholarly in content, peer reviewed, and contain original

Mongolia Dissertations and Theses   
Areas Studies Bibliography Search on Mongolia Dissertations and Theses was compiled by American Center for Mongolian Studies

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson   
A digital edition of the Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Centenary Edition, edited and with notes by Edward Waldo Emerson. Funding for this project was supplied by a generous Friend of the Library.

Renaissance Festival Books   
is a list of all the Renaissance Festival Books that are held on the site, showing an abbreviated title with the place and date of publication. Use the buttons above to go through the list page by page (one page = 25 books). Clicking on the ‘View’ link will take you to the full record for that book..

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)   
Its activities cover a period roughly from AD 400 to 1700. ACMRS coordinates programs at ASU, Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and the University of Arizona in Tucson. Among the activities and programs the center sponsors are a semi-annual distinguished lecture and ad hoc lecture series, an annual distinguished visiting professorship, an annual conference, a public symposium, and summer study-abroad programs in the United Kingdom and Italy.

Virtual Libraries Humanists   
The program “Virtual Libraries Humanists” broadcasts of heritage documents and conducting research involving human sciences and computer skills. It aggregates multiple types of digital documents: A selection of facsimiles of Renaissance digitized books in the Centre Region and in partner institutions

The John Milton Reading Room  
The John Milton Reading Room: the complete poetry and selected prose of John Milton, with introductions, research guides, and hyperlinked annotations. Thomas H. Luxon, General Editor © Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1997-2016.

Sixteenth Century Ballads   
Much attention is paid to post-1600 ballads, both traditional and broadsides, but only a few sixteenth century ballads are known. Of the ones which are known, most are not printed with the lyrics and tunes together, so are not very accessible to the casual reader. The goal of this project is to produce a collection of “interesting” ballads from before 1600, containing sheet music and lyrics, both in their original form, and in a form intelligible to a modern listener.

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank (MEMDB) 
“Its aim is to provide scholars with an expanding library of information in electronic format on the medieval and early modern periods of European history, circa 800-1815 C.E.” Contains information on historical prices and currency exchange.

Renaissance – The Annenberg/CPB Project   “Renaissance,” French for “rebirth,” perfectly describes the intellectual and economic changes that occurred in Europe from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. During the era known by this name, Europe emerged from the economic stagnation of the Middle Ages and experienced a time of financial growth.

Essays and Articles on Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature   
These essays are not intended to replace library research. They are here to show you what others think about a given subject, and to perhaps spark an interest or an idea in you. To take one of these essays, copy it, and to pass it off as your own is known as plagiarism—

GGRENir: Internetography on Renaissance intellectual history   
This internetography contains links to several hundred internet ressources that are of relevance to renaissance intellectual history. The database is browsable and searchable . There is a FAQ concerning the use of GGRENir, and there is Information about the current state of GGRENir.

Early Stuart Libels: An Edition of Poetry from Manuscript Sources   
A web-based edition of early seventeenth-century political poetry from manuscript sources. It brings into the public domain over 350 poems, many of which have never before been published.

Bibliotheca Perspectivae. The perspective in the Renaissance treated   
A path provides scholars with a library of treatise sources from the period between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, a rich iconographic and information apparatus accompanied by animations to illustrate the operation of the more complex perspective tools.

Science of building in the Renaissance   
The site presents the birth of the Renaissance architecture in Tuscany in the early fifteenth century by Filippo Brunelleschi: the rediscovery of building models of the classical age, and the simultaneous organization of the construction site mutation.

The catalog of the 17th century prints published in the German language area  
The catalog of 17th century prints (VD 17), published in the German language, is a retrospective national bibliography for the period from 1601 to 1700. All German-language prints and all works printed and published in the historical German language area are recorded, regardless of their language. One sheet prints are listed, Musica practica and cards not.

directories of the prints published in the German-speaking area of ​​the 16th / Century (VD 16 / VD 17)   
Search in the directories of the prints published in the German-speaking area of ​​the 16th / Century (VD 16 / VD 17) The list published in the German-speaking countries in the 16th century (VD 16) is a retrospective national bibliography for printing of the publication period 1501-1600. It currently comprises more than 100,000 titles with more than 260 libraries, is constantly being updated and enriched with URNs and URLs for full-scale digital content.

Prints of the 16th century in the stock of the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin   
The classic Online Catalogue Berlin State Library – StaBiKat – recorded books, journals and electronic media regardless of the year of publication and allows both formal and factual queries. Essay titles are not recorded. Some of the holdings of the special collections of the State Library have been documented in further online catalogs.

The Renaissance Society of America   
The Renaissance Society of America is the largest international learned society devoted to the study of the era 1300–1700. Founded in 1954, RSA has grown to include over 5,000 members around the world. One quarter of them are outside North America.

Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature  
Covers twenty-eight major writers of the Renaissance period. Includes biographies, selected works, essays and articles, image galleries, and additional sources.

Ancient editions of the Library S. Maria Occorrevole of Glossop   
Among the specimens of the sixteenth century we should mention the Malleus Maleficarum , born after the bubble Summis desiderantes affectibus of 1484 issued by Pope Innocent VIII. The Malleus was, until 1650, the Inquisition manual of witch hunt to greater diffusion. Among the specimens of the seventeenth century you enter vols. regarding the history of the Crown of Spain with a dedication manuscript to the Friars directly at the hands of the Spanish king Leopold I.

Bandi and papal bulls of the sixteenth century in the National Central Library of Rome   
The collection includes about 1100 documents, consists of announcements and papal bulls of the sixteenth century, drawn from some collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

Danish-Halle Mission Edit .: Francke Foundations in Halle (Saale)   
The predominant part of the manuscript sources of the first Protestant mission, known as the Danish Hall Mission, begun in 1706, is now kept in the archives of the Francke Foundations at Halle. The period of tradition extends from the early 18th century to the first third of the 19th century. The volume of the total stock is more than 34,000 documents. The sources provide research in areas such as religious and linguistic sciences, ethnology, indology, medication history as well as numerous historical disciplines such as colonial, commercial or communication history.

Journal of Emily Shore: Revised and Expanded  
Emily Shore’s journal is the unique self-representation of a prodigious young Victorian woman. From July 5, 1831, at the age of eleven, until June 24, 1839, two weeks before her death from consumption, Margaret Emily Shore recorded her reactions to the world around her. She wrote of political issues, natural history, her progress as a scholar and scientist, and the worlds of art and literature.

The Letters of Christina Rossetti: A Digital Edition  
Christina Rossetti has come to be considered one of the major poets of the Victorian era.This digital edition incorporates the complete text of the 4-volume print edition, The Letters of Christina Rossetti, edited by Antony H. Harrison. All 2124 letters may be read in chronological order or searched by full text or recipient. In addition, indexes from the print volumes have been consolidated into a powerful single online index.

The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies  
The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies is indexed in the Annual Bibliography of Victorian Studies, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Bibliography of the History of Art, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index, Humanities International Index, Litir Database, and MLA Bibliography.

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies   
INCS is an international group of scholars dedicated to interdisciplinary discussion and research. The organization sponsors annual meetings and enjoys a collaborative relationship with Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal. INCS encourages scholarly work that transcends disciplinary boundaries in its approach to cultural studies.

The Victorian Web, 1987-2016  
The Victorian Web, which originated in hypermedia environments (Intermedia, Storyspace) that existed long before the World Wide Web, is one of the oldest academic and scholarly websites. It takes an approach that differs markedly from many Internet projects. Today the Internet offers many excellent resources — and we use them often! — such as Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive, the Library of Congress, and British Listed Buildings.

Scholarly Resources for Victorian Research  
The various sections of the VRW are intended to supply advice and links to help Victorianists find the practical information they need, whether it’s an archive catalogue, a bibliography, a listserv address, a sample syllabus, a cheap place to stay in London, or a journal’s submission guidelines. A facility for searching the VICTORIA archives puts at your fingertips some twenty years’ worth of scholarly discussion by Victorianists around the world.

Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical   
Welcome to Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical, a searchable electronic index to the science content of sixteen nineteenth-century general periodicals. The SciPer Index contains entries for over 14,000 articles and references to more than 6000 individuals and 2500 publications.

The Curran Index   a reference tool and ongoing research project whose mission is to identify the men and women whose stories, poems, and articles appeared anonymously in nineteenth-century British periodicals. As the Index enters its second decade, I would like to pay tribute to Eileen for her steadfastness as both friend and scholar. She was a researcher of indomitable energy and superb skill whose work has contributed signally to our understanding of the world’s first industrialized press.

Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century Irish Literature   
N.B. Much Irish-language work of the period, for various cultural as well as economic reasons, circulated orally or in manuscript form, and so cannot be decisively dated. Common anglicizations of names are given parenthetically; the Irish form of Merriman’s name is not known, and is in dispute.

The Victorian Women Writers Project   
Contains accurate transcriptions of many texts by Victorian women authors. Includes an extensive list of related sites