Romantic Circles

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Romantic Circles
Type of site
Academic website
Available inEnglish
Headquarters College Park, Maryland
Owner University of Colorado, Boulder
Created byNeil Fraistat, Steven E. Jones, Donald Reiman, Carl Stahmer
EditorPaul Youngquist and Orrin N.C. Wang
Launched1996;24 years ago (1996)

Romantic Circles is an academic peer-reviewed website dedicated to the study of Romantic literature and culture, featuring online editions of many texts of the Romantic era, as well as essays devoted to Romantic literature, culture, and theory.


Romantic Circles is published by the University of Colorado, Boulder and supported, in part, by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), and the English Departments of Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Maryland. [1]


Romantic Circles was officially launched in November 1996 by general editors Neil Fraistat, Steven E. Jones, Donald Reiman, and Carl Stahmer.


Of its core peer-reviewed content, Romantic Circles, as of March 2015, housed 38 critically edited electronic editions of literary works, 56 volumes of criticism in its Praxis Series, 5 volumes in its Romantic Pedagogy Commons series, 22 research resources in its Scholarly Resources section, and a section of 275 digitally curated images associated with the Romantic era in The Gallery. [2]

The site is broken up into several main sections:


Current general editors

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  1. "Home - Romantic Circles". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  2. Numbers arrived at by counting items on the section landing pages.
  3. "Electronic Editions - Romantic Circles". 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  4. "Praxis Series - Romantic Circles". 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  5. "Scholarly Resources - Romantic Circles". 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  6. "Pedagogies Commons - Pedagogies - Romantic Circles". 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  7. "Teaching Romanticism: An RC Pedagogies Blog". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  8. "Pedagogies - Romantic Circles". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  9. "Romantic Circles Reviews » About Romantic Circles Reviews". 2009-06-10. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  10. "Romantic Circles Blog". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  11. "Web Archiving (Library of Congress)". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  12. "Romantic Circles selected as "Historic Collection" by Library of Congress". Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  13. "History of the Site".