Digital Resources on the Long Eighteenth Century

 

Journals and Reviews, Electronic and Otherwise

·         ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts

o   http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/abo/

·         British Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies [BSECS] online reviews of events

o   http://www.bsecs.org.uk/Reviews/

·         Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

o   http://english.illinoisstate.edu/digitaldefoe/

·         Eighteenth-Century Fiction

o   http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~ecf/

·         Eighteenth-Century Life

o   http://ecl.dukejournals.org/

·         Eighteenth-Century Studies

o   https://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth-century_studies/

·         Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation

o   http://ecti.english.illinois.edu/

·         Reviews in History: covering books and digital resources across all fields of history

o   http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/

 

Bibliography, Libraries, and Full Texts

·         Chawton House Library

o   http://www.chawtonhouse.org/

·         Digital Public Library of America

o   http://dp.la/

·         Early English Books Online (EEBO) (access through USF library)

o   http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home

·         Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (access through USF library)

o   http://gdc.gale.com/products/eighteenth-century-collections-online/

·         Eighteenth-Century Resources (extensive collection of links to online resources)

o   http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/18th/

·         English Short Title Catalog

o   http://estc.bl.uk

·         Hathi Trust Digital Library

o   https://www.hathitrust.org/

 

Databases and Digital Humanities Projects

·         Anne Finch

o   http://library.uncg.edu/dp/annefinch/

·         The Bluestocking Archive

o   http://www.faculty.umb.edu/elizabeth_fay/archive2.html

·         17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (access through USF library)

o   http://gdc.gale.com/products/17th-and-18th-century-burney-collection-newspapers/

·         The Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700

o   http://www.celm-ms.org.uk/

·         Chawton House Library: Novels Online

o   http://www.chawtonhouse.org/?page_id=55488

·         Database of Women’s Travel Writing

o   http://www4.wlv.ac.uk/btw/

·         Digital Miscellanies Index

o   http://dmi.gnostyx.com:8899/exist/dmi/search.xml

·         18th Connect

o   http://www.18thconnect.org/

·         The Eighteenth-Century Common

o   http://www.18thcenturycommon.org/

·         Emory Women Writers Resource Project

o   http://womenwriters.library.emory.edu/

·         The Gentleman’s Magazine full text archives:

o   http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/serial?id=gentlemans

·         Historical Broadsides

o   http://fax.libs.uga.edu/bro/

·         Locating London’s Past

o   http://www.locatinglondon.org/

·         London Lives, 1690 – 1800

o   http://www.londonlives.org/index.jsp

·         The London Stage, Hathi Trust

o   http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015020696632

·         Old Bailey Online

o   http://www.oldbaileyonline.org

·         Orlando Project

o   http://orlando.cambridge.org/  (subscription database)

·         Poetry of the Gentleman’s Magazine (database)

o   http://www.gmpoetrydatabase.org/db/

·         The Postcard Project (Long Nineteenth Century)

o   https://placingtheauthor.wordpress.com/postcards/

·         Thomas Gray Archive

o   http://www.thomasgray.org

·         What Jane Saw

o   http://www.whatjanesaw.org/

·         Women Writers Online

o   http://www.wwp.northeastern.edu/  (subscription database)

 

Historical Resources

·         Baronetage of England, Ireland, Nova Scotia, Great Britain and the United Kingdom

o   http://www.leighrayment.com/baronetage.htm

·         British History Online

o   http://www.british-history.ac.uk/

·         18th Century Art, Architecture, and Landscape Gardening

o   https://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/18th/art.html

·         18th Century Clothing and Textiles

o   Victoria and Albert Museum

§  http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/0-9/18th-century-fashion/

o   Bath Fashion Museum

§  http://www.fashionmuseum.co.uk/

o   York Museums Trust Online Collections

§  http://www.yorkmuseumstrust.org.uk/collections/search/?CL[0]=Costume%20and%20Textiles

o   New York Public Library

§  https://www.nypl.org/node/5652

·         18th Century Material Culture

o   Manchester Art Gallery Online Collections

§  http://manchesterartgallery.org/collections/search/

·         Database of Warships in the Age of Sail

o   http://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=home

·         National Trust Collections

o   http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk

·         The Peerage (A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain)

o   http://www.thepeerage.com/

 

 

Blogs

·         ABO Public

o   http://www.aphrabehn.org/ABO/

·         Art History, Technology and Artists’ things

o   http://www.hannahwill.blogspot.co.uk/

·         Cooking

o   Cooking in the Archives

§  http://rarecooking.com/

o   The Recipes Project

§  http://recipes.hypotheses.org/about

o   Historic Cookery

§  http://historiccookery.com/

·         The Duchess of Devonshire’s Gossip Guide to the 18th Century

o   http://georgianaduchessofdevonshire.blogspot.com/

·         The Early Modern Commons (blog aggregator)

o   http://commons.earlymodernweb.org/

·         Early Modern Online Bibliography

o   http://earlymodernonlinebib.wordpress.com

·         Eighteenth-Century Fiction (Tumblr account)

o   http://eighteenthcenturyfiction.tumblr.com/

·         Georgian London

o   http://www.georgianlondon.com

·         Historians of 18th-Century Art and Architecture

o   http://enfilade18thc.wordpress.com

·         Historical, Social, and Cultural Resources for the 18th Century

o   Jane Austen’s World

§  https://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/social-customs-and-the-regency-world/

·         The Ladies Magazine – Emergence of a Genre

o   https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/ladys-magazine/

·         The Long Eighteenth Century: for anyone interested in the long 18th century

o   http://long18th.wordpress.com/

·         Marie Antoinette’s Gossip Guide to the 18th Century

o   http://marie-antoinettequeenoffrance.blogspot.com/

·         The Monstrous Regiment of Women

o   http://www.monstrousregimentofwomen.com/

·         Music

o   (Music Resources) http://www.dolmetsch.com/musictheory38.htm

·         Secrets of the Hellfire Club

o   http://hellfiresecrets.wordpress.com

·         The Voltaire Foundation

o   https://voltairefoundation.wordpress.com/

 

Miscellaneous

·         Eighteenth-Century Poetry read aloud

o   http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Richetti.html

·         LibriVox- Public Domain Audiobooks

o   https://librivox.org/

·         Romantic Poetry read aloud

o   http://www.rc.umd.edu/pop-blog/?page_id=2

 

 

Organizations and Conferences

·         American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

o   http://asecs.press.jhu.edu/

·         Aphra Behn Society

o   http://www.aphrabehn.org/

·         British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

o   http://www.bsecs.org.uk/

·         Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

o   http://www.csecs.ca/

·         The Defoe Society

o   http://www.defoesociety.org/

·         Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

o   http://seasecs.net/

 

 

Author-specific Resources

·         Aphra Behn (1640 – April 16, 1689)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/1/101001961/

o   The Aphra Behn Page

§  http://www.lit-arts.net/Behn/

o   English Historical Fiction Writers

§  http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2013/10/aphra-behn-audacious-playwright-and-spy.html

o   Georgian Electronic Journal of Literature

§  http://www.litinfo.ge/vol.5-iss-1/trofimova.htm

o   The Poetry Foundation

§  https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/aphra-behn#poet

·         Delarivier Manley (1663 or c. 1670 – 24 July 1724)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/17/101017939/

o   Delarivier Manley (c. 1663-1724) by Ros Ballaster

§  http://www.chawtonhouse.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Delarivier-Manley.pdf

o   The Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700

§  http://www.celm-ms.org.uk/introductions/ManleyDelarivier.html

o   The Monstrous Regiment of Women

§  http://www.monstrousregimentofwomen.com/2015/07/delarivier-manley-playwright-satirist.html

o   The Voltaire Foundation

§  https://voltairefoundation.wordpress.com/tag/delarivier-manley/

·         Jane Barker (1652 – 1732)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/37/101037153/

o   A Course of Steady Reading

§  https://acourseofsteadyreading.wordpress.com/tag/jane-barker/

o   Georgian Electronic Journal of Literature

§  http://www.litinfo.ge/vol.5-iss-1/trofimova.htm

o   Jane Barker and the Tree of Knowledge at Cambridge University

§  http://www.hull.ac.uk/renforum/v3no1/fitzmaur.htm

o   Museum of English Catholic Women Writers

§  http://blogs.shu.edu/ecww/project/lauren-elizabeth-bishop/

·         Mary Davys (1674? – 1732)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/7/101007327/

o   Eighteenth-Century Fiction, a McMaster University Journal

§  http://eighteenthcenturyfiction.tumblr.com/page/2

o   Historical Novels

§  http://www.historicalnovels.info/Eighteenth-Century.html

o   Revolvy: Mary Davys Section

§  http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Mary%20Davys&item_type=topic

o   Blog on Art, Books, Film, and Culture (portions of the article discuss Davys’ work)

§  https://ellenandjim.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/trashing-samuel-richardson-or-indifference-to-rape/, http://www.jimandellen.org/RapeInClarissa.html

·         Penelope Aubin (1679 – 1738?)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/40/101040524/

o   A Course of Steady Reading

§  https://acourseofsteadyreading.wordpress.com/tag/penelope-aubin/

o   Revolvy: Penelope Aubin Section

§  http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Penelope%20Aubin

·         Eliza Haywood (1693? – 25 February 1756)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/12/101012798/

o   Patrick Spedding’s Blog

§  http://patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2009/07/eliza-haywood-links.html

o   Tavistock Books’ Blog: Provides author profiles, biographical information, and locating rare books and first editions. Profile for Eliza Haywood

§  http://blog.tavbooks.com/?p=384

o   Lesley Ann McLeod’s Blog, The Regency World of Lesley Ann McLeod”: Eliza Haywood entry

§  http://lesleyannemcleod.blogspot.com/2011/05/eliza-haywood-remarkable-18th-century.html

o   Woman’s Novel Blog: Eliza Haywood article entitled “Eliza Haywood, Love in Excess: The Punishing of ‘Bad’ Women”

§  http://womanvsnovel.blogspot.com/2010/01/eliza-haywood-love-in-excess-punishing.html

o   Fine Books and Collections: Eliza Haywood article entitled “Sex! Scandal! Political Intrigue! (What Else is New?)”

§  http://www.finebooksmagazine.com/fine_books_blog/2009/07/sex-scandal-political-intrigue-what-else-is-new.phtml

o   Student Project on Eliza Haywood and her connection to journalism (University of Michigan) and specifically looks at The Female Spectator

§  http://umich.edu/~ece/student_projects/female_journalism/Eliza%20Haywood.htm

§  http://umich.edu/~ece/student_projects/female_journalism/femalespectator.htm

·         Samuel Richardson (19 August 1689 – 4 July 1761)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/23/101023582/

o   The American Reader: This Day in Letters

§  http://theamericanreader.com/26-september-1753-samuel-johnson-to-samuel-richardson/

o   Austen Prose: A Jane Austen Blog

§  https://austenprose.com/2010/08/10/jane-austen-and-the-father-of-the-novel-samuel-richardson/

o   Blog on Art, Books, Film, and Culture

§  https://ellenandjim.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/trashing-samuel-richardson-or-indifference-to-rape/

§  http://www.jimandellen.org/RapeInClarissa.html

o   A student project: “Samuel Richardson, the Author of Pamela”

§  http://umich.edu/~ece/student_projects/pamela_illustrated/richardson.htm

o   “Does He Like You? A Quiz By Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

§  http://the-toast.net/2014/03/25/pamela-rewarded-the-quiz/

·         Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/9/101009400/

o   Theater Royal Haymarket

§  http://www.trh.co.uk/about-us/theatre-history/1729-henry-fielding/

o   Ruth Nestvold’s page on Fielding

§  http://www.ruthnestvold.com/fielding.htm

o   Tavistock Books’ Blog

§  http://blog.tavbooks.com/?p=155

o   The Twickenham Museum

§  http://www.twickenham-museum.org.uk/detail.php?aid=104&ctid=1&cid=7

o   VQR: A National Journal of Literature & Discussion

§  http://www.vqronline.org/two-sides-henry-fielding

o   The Word Travels: Adventures in the Literary Landscape

§  http://www.thewordtravels.com/henry-fielding-and-lyme-regis.html

·         Fanny Burney (13 June 1752 – 6 January 1840)

o   The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (access through USF library)

§  http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/0/101000603/

o   The Burney Society

§  https://burneysociety.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/new-research-peter-sabor-frances-burneys-passage-to-e-m-forster/

o   The New Jackson Blog

§  http://newjacksonianblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/breast-cancer-in-1811-fanny-burneys.html

o   Women’s News

§  http://womensenews.org/2009/10/fanny-burney-pioneered-breast-cancer-awareness/