Research Groups/ Resources/ Events

Anglia Ruskin Research Groups 

Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction & Fantasy

New Routes, Old Roots – Centre for the study of literature of migration and exile

Events in Cambridge

Cambridge Book Clubs

Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Cambridge Literary Festival – literary festival that takes place in April and November each year

Literature Cambridge

Research Group for Nineteenth-Century Studies – Cambridge University research group with visiting speakers

The Gaskell Society 

The Gaskell Society main website 

London and SE Gaskell Society Programme 2018-19

Web Resources and Databases 

Blackwood’s Magazine Online

British Library – the BL features some very good articles on 19th century culture

British Periodicals – requires a university login via the library

The Carlyle Letters Online

The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Darwin Online

Database of Mid-Victorian Illustration

Dickens Journals Online – includes Household Words and All the Year Round

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls – a searchable database of over 8000 pieces of popular literature from the 19th century

Foundling Museum Collection

Letters of Matthew Arnold

The Literary Encyclopaedia 

Mary Braddon Archive

National Archives

Nineteenth-Century Disability: Culture & Contexts

Old Bailey Online – contains a record of Old Bailey proceedings from 1674-1913

Price One Penny – Cheap Literature 1837-1860

The Rossetti Archive

Royal Academy Collection Online

The Swinburne Project

Transpositions: Theology, Imagination and the Arts

Victoria & Albert Museum – the V&A has a large online database of their collections

Victorian Database

Victorian Plays Project – a large online database of 19th century dramatic texts

Victorian Queer Archive

The Victorian Web

Victoria Research Web

Victorian Women Writers Project

The William Blake Archive

The William Morris Archive

The Yellow Nineties Online

19th Century British Pamphlets Online

Associations and Societies

The Blake Society

British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)

British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) 

British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) 

British Society for Literature and Science

British Women Writers Association

The Brontë Society

The Browning Society

Brussels Brontë Group – dedicated to the time the Brontës spent in the Belgian capital

The Friends of Coleridge

The Dickens Fellowship

The Dickens Society

The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore

The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club

The Gaskell Society

The George Eliot Fellowship

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

The Hazlitt Society

The Henry James Society

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies

International Centre for Victorian Women Writers

International Gothic Association

International Society for First World War Studies

Jane Austen Society

Jane Austen Society of North America

The John Clare Society

Keats-Shelley Association of America

The Kipling Society

The Lewis Carroll Society

The Louisa May Alcott Society

The Martineau Society

The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association

Nines (Nineteenth-Century Scholarship Online)

Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA)

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)

North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA)

The Oscar Wilde Society

Pre-Raphaelite Society (PRS) 

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Romantic Circles

The Royal Society of Literature

The Ruskin Society

The Tennyson Society

The Thomas Hardy Society

The Trollope Society

Victorian Popular Fiction Association

The Wilkie Collins Society

The William Morris Society

Academic Journals

Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies

Brontë Studies 

The Byron Journal

The Dickensian

Dickens Quarterly

English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920

The Gaskell Journal

The Hazlitt Review

The Henry James Review

John Clare Society Journal

Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 

Journal of Victorian Culture

Journal of William Morris Studies

Keats-Shelley Journal

The Kipling Journal

Literary Compass

Nineteenth-Century Contexts

Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCFS)

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Nineteenth-Century Literature

Nineteenth-Century Prose

Nineteenth-Century Theatre and Film

Novel: A Forum on Fiction


Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net

Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

Thomas Hardy Journal

Tolstoy Studies Journal

Trollopiana – the journal of the Trollope Society

Victorian Literature and Culture

Victorian Periodicals Review

Victorian Poetry

Victorian Review

Victorian Studies


The Wildean – a journal of Oscar Wilde studies

The Wilkie Collins Journal

The Wordsworth Circle

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