June’s Featured Collection: Romantic Circles

18thConnect.org’s featured collection is Romantic Circles, a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture provided by the University of Maryland.

They currently serve approximately 3.5 million pages to viewers across the globe and have been consistently recognized over the years for their service to education in the humanities. Content from Romantic Circles is also being featured on 18thConnect.org’s May Roundup, which recognizes materials from and about pandemics and epidemics of the Long Eighteenth Century.

Romantic Circles provides a searchable archive of electronic editions of Romantic-era texts, enhanced by technology and an online environment. According to their site, “each edition is based on the highest scholarly standards and is peer-reviewed.” In addition to electronic editions, the site also boasts a useful selection of pedagogical and scholarly resources, an exquisite image gallery, and an audio collection of recordings of contemporary Romanticists and Romantic-Era works.