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Welcome to this research guide designed to connect the researcher, whether undergraduate, grad student, or faculty member, to Gumberg Library resources on Romantic poets and writers from the British Isles. It will point the researcher to:
So, what is "Romanticism" anyway? It is probably not what you think. It is certainly not heart and flowers and lace.
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If at any time in your research you need help, click the "Ask A Librarian" link in "Library Links" box on the left side of the screen. Or you can contact me, Ted Bergfelt, creator of this page. Click to send an email, or you can call me at 412.396.5351
Click the link below to see a complete listing of the Cambridge Companions to Literature available in their entirety through Literature Online (LION). If you click the link off-campus, you will be asked to enter your Multipass username and password.
All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password in order to use them.
Gumberg Library subscribes to a number of databases of electronic reference works. These cover all subject areas.
To use any of these electronic reference collections off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link below.
Both of these collections of resources can be accessed off-campus, but you will have to enter your Multipass username and password word in order to use them.
This database provides information on thousands of authors and literary works. It includes biographies, reviews and news, literary criticism, and topic and work overviews.
Along with the full text of of 350,000 English and American works of literature, this database provides articles from 200 full-text literary journals and other key critical and reference resources.