19C Studies

Resources for Nineteenth-Century Studies

BRANCH (Britain, Representation, and Nineteenth-Century History): Short, peer-reviewed articles about British history (1775-1925).

COVE (Central Online Victorian Educator): BRANCH’s sister site. Publishes peer-reviewed material to support research and pedagogy in Victorian studies.

Cotton Famine Poetry: Database of poems written in response to the Lancashire Cotton Famine of 1861-65.

Curran Index: Database of articles in nineteenth-century periodicals sponsored by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.

Dickens Journals Online: Digitized and searchable issues of Dickens’s All the Year Round and Household Words.

Discovering Literature: Romantics and Victorians: British Library project that features 1,200 collection items, 167 articles, 25 films, and more.

The Hoarding: Blog devoted to reporting recent work in British Romantic and Victorian literature.

Periodical Poetry Index: Research database of citations to English-language poems published in nineteenth-century periodicals.

RAVON (Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net): Open-access journal devoted to British Nineteenth-Century literature.

Reading Like a Victorian: Victorian Serial Novels: Gives readers access to parts of Victorian novels in the order in which they were published in the nineteenth century.

Review 19: Reviews of new books on English and American literature of the nineteenth century.

Victorian Plays Project: Digital archive of selected plays from Lacy’s Acting Edition of Plays published between 1848 and 1874.

Victorian Research Web: Incredible resource for research in Victorian studies.

Victorian Women Writers Project: Collection of digitized texts by British women writers of the nineteenth-century.

The Yellow Nineties Online: Searchable facsimile editions of avant-garde aesthetic periodicals of the British fin de siècle.

Header Image: 
Illustration for Ben Brierley's "The Skeleton Lady" 
in Ab-o'th'-Yate's Christmas Annual (1880)