Welcome to BARS

The British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) was set up in 1989 by academics to promote the study of the cultural history of the Romantic period. Since then, BARS has organised several international conferences at various locations in the UK, has published the BARS Bulletin and Review twice-yearly, and currently has more than 400 members.

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BARS Resources

The British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) was set up in 1989 by academics to promote the study of the cultural history of the Romantic period. Since then, BARS has organised eight International conferences at various locations in the UK , has published the BARS Bulletin and Review twice-yearly, and currently has more than 420 members.

Useful Links

Links: Societies, Archives and Databases

(Centres for Romantic Studies, and lists of Universities offering MAs and taught MPhils in Romantic Studies have been moved to the new Teaching Romanticism pages. See menu .)

Societies, Archives and Databases

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: a Visual Record

BARS Mailbase Archives

Bentham Project (UCL)

Bible in 19th-Century British Literature and Thought - LISA (e-journal)

Blake Society

British Association for Victorian Studies

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The British Library

Burney Society

Byron Society

Byron Society of America

Byron's Correspondence and other items: online edition by Peter Cochran (approx. 1600 letters)

International Byron Society: Byron's Library - A searchable edition of Byron's three Book Sale Catalogues

The Carlyle Letters Online

Charles Lamb Society

Common-Place (American Studies)

Compass Literature

Corvey Project

From Goslar to Grasmere, William Wordsworth: Electronic Manuscripts

English Archive (OUP)

Friends of Coleridge

German Society for English Romanticism

Images of Napoleon and British Fears of Invasion, 1789 - 1815 ( Prints from the Curzon Collection)

International Byron Society

International Colloquium on the Reception of P. B. Shelley in Europe

International Conference on Romanticism

International Gothic Association

Jackson Bibliography of Romantic Poetry, by J.R. de J. Jackson

Jane Austen Centre, Bath

James Hogg: Research Project (University of Stirling

Japanese Association of English Romanticism

John Clare Page

John Clare Society

John Clare Cottage

The Journal of John Waldie Theatre Commentaries 1799-1830

Keats-Shelley Association of America

Keats-Shelley Journal

Keats-Shelley Memorial Association

Lady Caroline Lamb Website

Maria Graham Website (The)

MLA Directory of Periodicals (for MLA Members. Searchable

New College, Hackney (1786-96): A Selection of Printed and Archival Sources

NINES

Nineteenth-Century British Literary Annuals: Exhibition of materials from the University of Toronto

Nineteenth Century Studies Association

Nineteenth-Century Contexts

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)

Prism(s): Essays in Romanticism

The Reading Experience Database 1450-1945 (RED)

The Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe

Romantic Era Redefined (The). For information abut this subscription source see the BARS Members page of this website (limited-period free access to BARS members) or: http://alexanderstreet.com/ROMRtrial.htm

Romantic Circles

Romanticism

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN)

Michael Gamer's Resources

Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland

STAR Project - Scotland's Transatlantic Relations

Theater and Popular Songs, Catches, Airs, and Art Songs of the Romantic Period

Voice of the Shuttle - Romanticism section

Walter Scott Digital Archive

William Blake Archive

William Gilbert Website

Wordsworth Circle

The Wordsworth Trust

Wordsworth Variorum Archive