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Romanticism -- Great Britain


Poetry Lesson Plan: British Romantic Period

High school literature and language arts teachers may enjoy this lesson plan from The Society of Classical Poets (a New York-based nonprofit "dedicated to the revival and proliferation of good, new poetry,"). The lesson plan focuses on the British Romantic Period, with the objective of instilling in students an appreciation of "some of the greatest works in English literature." The curriculum...
Romantic Circles

Romantic Circles, a scholarly website published by the University of Maryland, is "devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture." Originally featured in the Scout Report shortly after its inception in 1996, Romantic Circles continues to publish literary scholarship, teaching resources, and digitized Romantic-period texts and images. As explained in the About RC section (a good...
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Romantic Poetry Showcase

Roses are red. Violets are blue. New to romantic poetry? Here is a perfect resource for you. This curation of romantic poetry allows readers to delve into some of the most famous works and writers of the Romantic Period (1780 to 1850). These poems include: "Sunset" by Ann Radcliffe (infused with imagery from nature), "A Mother to Her Waking Infant" by Joanna Baillie (surveying the trials and joys...
William Blake Online

This is a companion resource to the Tate Britain's comprehensive exhibition of the work by the poet, printmaker, and visionary William Blake (1757-1827). William Blake Online introduces some of Blake's artistic and poetical works, his life story, and the London that he knew. Interactive features include specially commissioned recorded extracts from The Divine Comedy (Blake illustrated an edition),...