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English Literature: Romanticism

This is a research guide for resources in English Literature.

   The Romantic Period lasted from 1790 CE to 1830 CE, and it is characterized by the following:

  • Romanticism (1790-1830),
  • Transcendentalism (1830-1850), and
  • Gothic writing (1790-1890).


When searching MICAL or an online database, the following Subject Headings can be used for conducting a "Subject" search. You can also follow the links below for a subject search in the catalog:


English literature -- 18th century

English literature -- 19th century

Transcendentalism in literature

Transcendentalism (New England)

Gothic revival (Literature)

Gothic fiction (Literary genre)

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