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Topics for Presentations Romantic Circles 
Romantics Unbound 
Romanticism on the Net 
British Women Writers 
NINES (Nineteenth-century Electronic Scholarship) 

Calls For Papers (UPenn) 

Feminism and Gender:
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Mary Wollstonecraft
Vindication of the Rights of Woman
The Wrongs of Woman; or, Maria 
Ferguson, “MW and the Problematics of Slavery ”
Hoeveler, “Reading the Wound”

Mary Hays

Brooks, "Chastity Renegotiated"

Anne Lister
Clark,  “Anne Lister's Construction” 
WW, "To the Lady E. B. and the Hon. Miss P"
Brideoake,  “‘Extraordinary Female Affection’”

Slavery and Abolition:
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Phillis Wheatley
Balkun, “Phillis Wheatley's Construction”

Olaudah Equiano
Text (html)  pdf (2 parts)
Orban,“Dominant and Submerged Discourses ”

Mary Prince 
Paquet, “Heartbeat of a West Indian Slave ”

William Earle
Three-Fingered Jack
Richardson, “Romantic Voodoo”

Matthew Lewis

Sandiford, "'Monk Lewis' and the Slavery Sublime"
Von Sneidern, "'Monk' Lewis's Journals"

William Blake
Images from Slavery 
Visions images  poem (pdf)
“Little Black Boy” images poem 
Mellor, “Sex, Violence, and Slavery”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Ancient Mariner” 
Diggle, “Coleridge's Greek Ode”
May, “Coleridge's Slave Trade Ode”

Robert Southey/William Wordsworth
Southey's Poems 
WW's Sonnets
Persyn,“The Sublime Turn Away” 
Kaplan, “Black Heroes / White Writers”

Colonialism and Orientalism:
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Lord Byron 
The Giaour (print pp. 1-36)
The Bride of Abydos
The Corsair (print pp. 1-51)
Meyer, “Romantic Orientalism”
Schneider, “Secret Sins of the Orient”

Percy Shelley, Hellas
Kabitoglou, “The Name of Freedom”

Thomas De Quincey
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Garcia, “In the Name of the Incestuous Mother”

Mary Shelley
The Last Man (pdf)
Ruppert, “Time and the Sibyl”
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