1. Name
 Total Respondents  
88
(skipped this question)  9
2. email address:
 Total Respondents  
88
(skipped this question)  9
3. Institution Name:
 Total Respondents  
88
(skipped this question)  9
4. Are you happy to have any comment you make on this questionnaire attributed to you personally when the results of the questionnaire are published and discussed?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
62.2%56
  No
3.3%3
  No, but you may quote my comments without attributing them
34.4%31
Total Respondents  90
(skipped this question)  7
5. Please confirm that a Romanticism module is taught in your institution
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
97.8%90
  No
2.2%2
Total Respondents  92
(skipped this question)  5
6. Title of Romanticism module (please only fill in one questionnaire per module):
 Total Respondents  
75
(skipped this question)  22
7. Level of module:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Level One (first year undergraduate)
11.1%9
  Level Two (second year undergraduate)
54.3%44
  Level Three (third year undergraduate)
28.4%23
  MA Level (taught postgraduate)
6.2%5
Total Respondents  81
(skipped this question)  16
8. Approximate number of students:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  1–20
21.2%17
  20–50
35%28
  50–100
22.5%18
  100–150
7.5%6
  150–200
5%4
  200+
8.8%7
Total Respondents  80
(skipped this question)  17
9. How is the module taught? (You may tick as many boxes as apply.)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Lectures
72.5%58
 Seminars
85%68
 Tutorials
33.8%27
 Other (please specify)
12.5%10
Total Respondents  80
(skipped this question)  17
10. Is the module team taught?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
47.4%37
  Yes (please give details of team teaching)
52.6%41
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  19
11. Is it compulsory for students to take this module
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
25.6%20
  No
74.4%58
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  19
12. Do you expect your students to have completed any other module before they begin this one? (ie are there any pre-requisites?)
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
51.3%40
  Yes (please specify)
48.7%38
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  19
13. Do you ask the students to use an anthology for the module?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No - no anthology requested
32.1%25
  Yes - Duncan Wu’s Romanticism: An Anthology
46.2%36
  Yes - The Norton Anthology of English Literature (vol 2)
5.1%4
  Other (please specify)
16.7%13
Total Respondents  78
(skipped this question)  19
14. Are there any other core/set texts used on the module?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
26.7%20
  Yes (please specify)
73.3%55
Total Respondents  75
(skipped this question)  22
15. If you do use an anthology of Romantic literature is it sufficient for your needs?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
19.7%12
  No
21.3%13
  No I supplement the anthology with handouts and/or electronic resources (please specify)
59%36
Total Respondents  61
(skipped this question)  36
16. Are there specific texts / authors / genres / areas that are not sufficiently dealt with by any single anthology?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
23.5%16
  Yes(please specify)
76.5%52
Total Respondents  68
(skipped this question)  29
17. Are all the texts you wish to look at currently in print?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
60.3%44
  No - please list any texts you have trouble obtaining
39.7%29
Total Respondents  73
(skipped this question)  24
18. Would you consider that, primarily, you teach the module:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Historically?
32.9%24
  Thematically?
31.5%23
  With attention to the form or genre of the texts studied?
4.1%3
  Theoretically
1.4%1
  Using another approach? (please specify)
30.1%22
Total Respondents  73
(skipped this question)  24
19. Do you, in practise, use a combination of these approaches in your teaching?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
97.3%72
  No
2.7%2
Total Respondents  74
(skipped this question)  23
20. Do you teach historically? If so which historical period is covered?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 1775–1830
37%27
 1780–1820
13.7%10
 Another period? (please specify)
53.4%39
Total Respondents  73
(skipped this question)  24
21. Is the module linked to other period modules?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
50%36
  Yes (please specify)
50%36
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
22. Do you pay attention to the biography of the authors?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
76.7%56
  No
23.3%17
Total Respondents  73
(skipped this question)  24
23. Do you teach thematically?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
19.7%14
  Yes (please specify main themes)
80.3%57
Total Respondents  71
(skipped this question)  26
24. Do you teach with attention to the form or genre of the texts studied? If so, which genres are covered (You may tick as many boxes as apply.)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Drama
27.8%20
 Novels
72.2%52
 Short Stories
13.9%10
 Poetry
88.9%64
 Non-fiction
63.9%46
 Historical novel
23.6%17
 Gothic Novel
50%36
 Sonnet
47.2%34
 Autobiography
43.1%31
 Ode
65.3%47
 Ballad
58.3%42
 Closet drama
11.1%8
 Other (please specify)
37.5%27
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
25. Do you teach theoretically? If so, which are the main theoretical approaches used?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 New Historicism
55.6%30
 Post-colonialism
22.2%12
 Post-structuralism
18.5%10
 Queer Theory
5.6%3
 Feminism
50%27
 Cultural Studies
29.6%16
 Deconstruction
16.7%9
 Formalism
24.1%13
 Marxism
24.1%13
 Hermeneutics
7.4%4
 Psychoanalysis
25.9%14
 Reader-response Theory
13%7
 Structuralism
5.6%3
 Other (please specify)
42.6%23
Total Respondents  54
(skipped this question)  43
26. Or, do you teach using another approach?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
67.9%38
  Yes (please specify)
32.1%18
Total Respondents  56
(skipped this question)  41
27. Please indicate how much attention is given to each of the following ‘big six’ authors.
Mention brieflyConsider one poem or short extract ofDedicate one seminar or lecture to the work of Not taughtResponse Total
Blake
7% (5)13% (9)63% (42)16% (11)67
Wordsworth
3% (2)4% (3)83% (57)10% (7)69
Coleridge
3% (2)14% (10)73% (51)10% (7)70
Byron
7% (5)10% (7)68% (47)14% (10)69
P. B. Shelley
4% (3)13% (9)71% (48)12% (8)68
Keats
4% (3)12% (8)68% (47)16% (11)69
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
28. Do you teach any plays (including closet drama) on the module?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 No plays taught
57.8%37
 Elizabeth Inchbald, The Mogul Tale
 0%0
 Elizabeth Inchbald, To Marry, or Not to Marry
 0%0
 August von Kotzebue, [Elizabeth Inchbald (translation)] A Lover’s Vows
3.1%2
 Robert Southey, Wat Tyler
3.1%2
 Horace Walpole, The Mysterious Mother
1.6%1
 William Thomas Moncrieff, Tom and Jerry
1.6%1
 Henry Milner, Frankenstein
1.6%1
 Hannah Cowley, A Bold Stroke for a Husband
1.6%1
 George Colman the Younger, Blue-Beard
3.1%2
 George Colman the Younger, The Quadrupeds of Quedlinburgh
1.6%1
 Thomas Holcroft, The Road to Ruin
1.6%1
 Sophia Lee, Almeyda, Queen of Granada
 0%0
 Matthew Lewis, Timour the Tartar
1.6%1
 Matthew Lewis, The Castle Spectre
1.6%1
 Joanna Baillie, Orra
1.6%1
 Joanna Baillie, De Montford
7.8%5
 Joanna Baillie, The Family Legend
 0%0
 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Remorse
3.1%2
 Thomas John Dibdin, Harlequin and Humpo
1.6%1
 Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Cenci
10.9%7
 Lord Byron, Sardanapalus
3.1%2
 Lord Byron, Manfred
28.1%18
 Richard Brinsley Sheridan, School for Scandal
7.8%5
 Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Rivals
4.7%3
 William Wordsworth, The Borderers
7.8%5
 Other (please specify)
15.6%10
Total Respondents  64
(skipped this question)  33
29. Please indicate how much attention is given to each of the following authors.
Mention brieflyConsider one poem or short extract ofDedicate one seminar or lecture to the work of Not taughtResponse Total
Anna Seward
19% (9)13% (6)4% (2)64% (30)47
Anna Barbauld
8% (4)51% (27)9% (5)32% (17)53
Edmund Burke
23% (14)50% (31)13% (8)15% (9)62
Thomas Paine
28% (16)35% (20)14% (8)23% (13)57
Thomas Moore
11% (5)7% (3)2% (1)80% (35)44
Thomas Love Peacock
10% (5)4% (2)8% (4)77% (37)48
Jane Austen
8% (5)5% (3)59% (35)27% (16)59
Elizabeth Inchbald
17% (8)12% (6)2% (1)69% (33)48
Olaudah Equiano
11% (5)11% (5)6% (3)72% (34)47
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
16% (8)37% (19)8% (4)39% (20)51
Mary Shelley
17% (11)17% (11)41% (26)24% (15)63
Felicia Hemans
19% (10)35% (18)13% (7)33% (17)52
John Clare
6% (3)35% (19)30% (16)30% (16)54
Lady Caroline Lamb
17% (8)13% (6)0% (0)70% (32)46
Thomas de Quincey
17% (9)20% (11)19% (10)44% (24)54
Leigh Hunt
31% (16)25% (13)2% (1)42% (22)52
William Hazlitt
36% (20)25% (14)12% (7)27% (15)56
Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan)
9% (4)4% (2)2% (1)85% (39)46
Hannah More
10% (5)38% (18)6% (3)46% (22)48
Charlotte Smith
13% (7)47% (25)17% (9)23% (12)53
William Godwin
27% (16)28% (17)20% (12)25% (15)60
Ann Yearsley
15% (7)26% (12)7% (3)52% (24)46
Mary Robinson
18% (9)33% (17)10% (5)39% (20)51
Robert Burns
22% (11)33% (16)2% (1)43% (21)49
Mary Wollstonecraft
15% (9)37% (23)34% (21)15% (9)62
Helen Maria Williams
12% (6)40% (20)2% (1)46% (23)50
Joanna Baillie
10% (5)27% (13)10% (5)52% (25)48
Ann Radcliffe
20% (11)15% (8)24% (13)42% (23)55
Mary Ann Lamb
7% (3)5% (2)0% (0)89% (39)44
Robert Bloomfield
9% (4)9% (4)2% (1)80% (36)45
Amelia Opie
2% (1)5% (2)2% (1)91% (40)44
Ann Batten Cristall
7% (3)2% (1)0% (0)91% (40)44
James Hogg
16% (8)10% (5)10% (5)65% (33)51
Walter Scott
20% (11)13% (7)27% (15)40% (22)55
Dorothy Wordsworth
27% (16)34% (20)12% (7)27% (16)59
Mary Tighe
17% (8)12% (6)2% (1)69% (33)48
Charlotte Dacre
2% (1)11% (5)4% (2)83% (39)47
Robert Southey
33% (18)20% (11)9% (5)37% (20)54
Charles Lamb
19% (10)23% (12)11% (6)47% (25)53
Mary Prince
7% (3)2% (1)4% (2)87% (39)45
William Cobbett
21% (10)9% (4)2% (1)68% (32)47
Total Respondents  71
(skipped this question)  26
30. Are there authors not mentioned in this list whom you teach?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
38.2%26
  Yes (please specify)
61.8%42
Total Respondents  68
(skipped this question)  29
31. Do you teach any non-fictional Romantic-period texts on the module?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
80%56
  No
20%14
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
32. could these be categorised as (You may tick as many boxes as apply.)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Political?
77.6%45
 Religious?
37.9%22
 Educational?
15.5%9
 Travel writing?
31%18
 Scientific writing?
12.1%7
 On history?
20.7%12
 On art?
24.1%14
 On aesthetic theories?
62.1%36
 Philosophical?
58.6%34
 Biographical or autobiographical?
48.3%28
 Economic?
8.6%5
 Hymns?
 0%0
 Conduct books?
5.2%3
 Journalism?
27.6%16
 Literary Criticism?
65.5%38
 Reviews?
39.7%23
 Essays?
56.9%33
 Other (please specify)
13.8%8
Total Respondents  58
(skipped this question)  39
33. My teaching on this module has been influenced very much by my research
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
30.6%22
 Agree
44.4%32
 Strongly Disagree
18.1%13
 Further comments?
31.9%23
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
34. I have tailored the module to reflect my research interests.
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
11.1%8
 Agree
38.9%28
 Strongly Disagree
37.5%27
 Further comments?
38.9%28
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
35. I think it is unnecessary for teaching to be influenced by an individual’s research.
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
5.6%4
 Agree
45.8%33
 Strongly Disagree
29.2%21
 Further comments?
40.3%29
Total Respondents  72
(skipped this question)  25
36. I think it is inappropriate for teaching to be influenced by an individual’s research.
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
4.3%3
 Agree
8.6%6
 Strongly Disagree
80%56
 Further comments?
21.4%15
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
37. I think it is impractical for teaching to be influenced by an individual’s research.
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
 0%0
 Agree
15.7%11
 Strongly Disagree
68.6%48
 Further comments?
24.3%17
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
38. I regard my research as too specialised / difficult for it to play a role in my teaching
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
1.4%1
 Agree
14.3%10
 Strongly Disagree
70%49
 Further comments?
34.3%24
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
39. Students expect their tutor's research to feature in the module they are taught.
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Strongly agree
5.7%4
 Agree
47.1%33
 Strongly Disagree
32.9%23
 Further comments?
34.3%24
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
40. Do you use any electronic resources in your teaching?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Corvey Project
24.6%15
 Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO)
31.1%19
 Project Gutenberg
21.3%13
 Romantic Circles
50.8%31
 NINES
3.3%2
 Romanticism on the Net
63.9%39
 Chadwyck Healey Literature Online (LION)
45.9%28
 Times Digital Archive
1.6%1
 Literature Compass
13.1%8
 Author websites
34.4%21
 Other (please specify)
34.4%21
Total Respondents  61
(skipped this question)  36
41. If you use author websites in your teaching, which ones do you use?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Blake Archive
70.3%26
 Wordsworth Variorum Archive
16.2%6
 Other (please specify)
37.8%14
Total Respondents  37
(skipped this question)  60
42. On this module do you teach any literature from: Scotland
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
47.1%33
  Yes (please specify)
52.9%37
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
43. On this module do you teach any literature from: Ireland
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
69.6%48
  Yes (please specify)
30.4%21
Total Respondents  69
(skipped this question)  28
44. On this module do you teach any literature from: Wales
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
85.5%59
  Yes (please specify)
14.5%10
Total Respondents  69
(skipped this question)  28
45. On this module do you teach any literature from: United States
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
89.9%62
  Yes (please specify)
10.1%7
Total Respondents  69
(skipped this question)  28
46. On this module do you teach any literature from: Mainland Europe
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
75.4%52
  Yes (please specify)
24.6%17
Total Respondents  69
(skipped this question)  28
47. On this module do you teach any literature from: anywhere else other than England
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
62.1%41
  Yes (please specify)
37.9%25
Total Respondents  66
(skipped this question)  31
48. Do you think that you cover the following themes / ideas in your module?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Orientalism
47.9%34
 Slavery
54.9%39
 Empire
54.9%39
 The Gothic
71.8%51
 The Sublime
84.5%60
 The Enlightenment
67.6%48
 The Imagination
85.9%61
 Romanticism (as a concept)
88.7%63
 Gender
87.3%62
 Sexuality
63.4%45
 Nature
90.1%64
 The Self
81.7%58
 Education
52.1%37
 Revolution
85.9%61
 War
53.5%38
 Environment
43.7%31
 Other (please specify)
28.2%20
Total Respondents  71
(skipped this question)  26
49. Does your module extend beyond the period usually defined as Romantic (ie. before 1770 or after 1830)?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
50%35
  Into the sixteenth century
0%0
  Into the seventeenth century?
1.4%1
  Into the eighteenth century?
20%14
  nto the nineteenth century?
20%14
  Into the twentieth century?
1.4%1
  Other (please specify)
7.1%5
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
50. Would you consider your module to be interdisciplinary?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
54.3%38
  Yes (please specify)
45.7%32
Total Respondents  70
(skipped this question)  27
51. Is there anything about your module that you think is particularly noteworthy / unusual / new that you would like to tell us about?
 Total Respondents  
30
(skipped this question)  67
52. Are there any particular ways in which you feel the module could be improved, recognising that improvement may be beyond your means or control?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  No
23.4%15
  Yes (please specify)
76.6%49
Total Respondents  64
(skipped this question)  33
53. How is the module assessed? (You may tick as many boxes as apply.)
 Response PercentResponse Total
 By essay -Not written under exam conditions
84.5%60
 By essay -Written under exam conditions
9.9%7
 By exam
23.9%17
 Unseen exam
28.2%20
 Seen or pre-released exam
7%5
 Open book exam
4.2%3
 Dissertation
1.4%1
 Oral presentation
23.9%17
 Oral contributions in class
16.9%12
 By other means (please specify)
14.1%10
Total Respondents  71
(skipped this question)  26
54. If you offer an undergraduate dissertation module in your department, could you estimate what percentage of students taking the dissertation choose to write on literature of the Romantic period?
 Total Respondents  
53
(skipped this question)  44
55. Do you have any PhD students writing on Romantic topics? If so, approximately how many?
 Total Respondents  
54
(skipped this question)  43
56. If you are happy to send a list of the lecture or seminar topics covered on the module, or any other information about it, this can be pasted into this text box.
 Total Respondents  
36
(skipped this question)  61
57. If you have any further comments that you would like to add on the subjects covered by this questionnaire, please add them here.
 Total Respondents  
14
(skipped this question)  83