Links of Victorianist Interest
  • The Bluestocking Archive -- This archive assumes a deep relation between the intellectual and social movement of the Bluestockings, the culture and cult of Sensibility and High Romanticism. It is an archive of 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 (qtd. from the site itself).

  • The Dickens Project -- A database sponsored by The University of California, Santa Cruz, devoted to promoting the study and enjoyment of the life, times, and work of Charles Dickens. It also contains links to searachable Dickens's texts, bibliographies, conferences, publications and fellowships devoted to Dickens (qtd. from the site itself).

  • The Elizabeth Gaskell Society Home Page -- A website devoted to the study of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell. It also has information regarding society membership and a few links to other Gaskell webpages (qtd. from the site itself).

  • Gaslight Electronic Text and Discussion Site -- Gaslight is an Internet discussion list which reviews one story a week from the genres of mystery, adventure and The Weird, written between 1800 and 1919. The current readings and selected ones from the past are available here (qtd. from the site itself).

  • Jane Dominguez's Victorian Resources Page -- Jane, who works for UF's CLAS, has created a great list of Victorian links organized about the following subject areas: miscellaneous victorian, camelot project, holman hunt pages, Tennyson, Shalott interpretations, gender--women as subject, and the pre-raphaelites.

  • The Little Professor -- This website has a great list of links to Victorian-interest sites for doing research and locating e-texts.

  • Mitsuharu Matsuoka's Home Page -- This is a massive database, housing e-text archives; e-texts of Dickens, the Brontes, Gissing, Gaskell, and Eliot; and comprehensive directories of websites and databases devoted to a range of British, Irish, and American authors, including Victorian authors and some Victorian scholars.

  • Photographic Exhibitions in Britain 1839 – 1865 -- This is a research database containing individual records for over 20 000 photographic exhibits drawn from forty exhibition catalogues published between 1839 - 1865. It was created by Roger Taylor and originally published under the same title in book form by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2002 (qtd. from the site itself).

  • The Republic of Pemberly -- While much of the site is devoted to member discussions of Austen texts and film adaptations, it also contains links to numerous sites devoted to all things Austen, including pictures of locations from her life as well as her novels.

  • Romantic Circles -- Romantic Circles is a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture, featuring everthing from current scholarly journals to bibliographies.

  • Roger Fenton's Letters from the Crimea -- This site presents transcriptions of letters written by Roger Fenton during his three month photographic expedition to the Crimea during the spring and summer of 1855. Aside from their amusing and enlightening prose, the letters contain valuable insights into the process of documenting a war in 1855, and into the personality of one of the most prolific and influential 19th-century photographers (qtd. from the site itself).

  • Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical -- This is a searchable electronic index to the science content of sixteen nineteenth-century general periodicals. The SciPer Index currently contains entries for around 7,500 articles and references to more than 5,500 individuals and 2,000 publications (qtd. from the site itself).

  • Undergraduate Victorian Studies Online Teaching Anthology -- UVSOTA is a digital archive for Victorian Studies that draws upon the University of Minnesota Library's rich collection of Victorian periodicals as well as other primary sources from the era. It contains page images for 116 texts, mostly periodical titles, grouped Under the broad themes of "Condition of Women," "Empire," and "Science, Evolution, and Eugenics." It has additional content such as short author biographies, useful links, and reference tools (qtd. from the site itself).

  • The Victoria Research Web -- A wonderful website hosted by the Indiana University. This site includes research links and information, tips on traveling in Britain for scholars, how to join Victoria-L (one of the largest Victorianist listervs), an amazing amount of links to other useful sites, and much more.

  • Victoria's Past -- Organized by rooms in a Victorian home, this site features images and information about Victorian domestic arts. It's a bit cheesy, but still very useful.

  • Victorian Bazaar --Though this is primarily a commercial site, it also has some interesting (but relatively brief) information relating to Victorian culture, including dress, etiquette, and furniture.

  • Victorian Women Writers Project -- The goal of the Victorian Women Writers Project is to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century (qtd. from the site itself).


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