Featuring literature related Links, with particular attention
to 19th century and women's studies sites. Most of these sites
are published by professional scholars and/or researchers. This
is a great place to start your research, but remember, the library
has more! In fact, this isn't even everything on the Internet.
Back to Domestic Goddesses
Two "Gibson Girls," fashionable young women
- 19th century Women's Place A site devoted to women's lives
during the Victorian Era. When our writers were not "scribbling"
what else might they be doing? Chances are you can find out here.
(19 C Women's Writers Web) a great site that has hard to find
19th century e-texts, information on subscriptions, listservs,
etc. It is sponsored by Legacy,
a journal of American women writers.
- AFEA University Savoie an American Studies program in France,
has links to a number of useful webpages that provide more information
on theVictorian period and others, as well. The site is in both
English and French, so you can practice your French at the same
Life in 19th-Century England a project from UW that seeks
to "examine how elements of daily life in the British Isles
are reflected in the plays of the 19th Century."
Waldo Emerson page-- a page devoted to an important Victorian
literature and philosophy figure.
- Godey's Lady's Book
Online-- a page that features invaluable information on what
it was like to be a Victorian woman-- features clothing, etiquette,
and other domestic information.
Hawthorne page-- scoundrel who called our goddesses "scribbling
women." Shall we forgive him? From the PAL page.
- IPL: The Internet
Public Library a collection of Links to webpages that have
useful criticism about different English literature.
- Henry James
on the web many of our domestic goddesses were influenced
by James, he is an important figure to consider in any study
of Victorian literature.
Literary Links--a collection of literature related Links
from UPenn, a really great site, features all literary
periods. A few my Links were found first on this page-- and it
includes many, many more.
- Edgar Allen
Cartoons Page (Anthony S. Wohl and students, Vassar) A page
which features student reactions to various cartoons in "Punch,"
a magazine that was an important part of the Victorian culture.
Reuben's online reference, bibliography & timeline of
Nineteenth-Century American Transcendentalism, one for early
and one for late
Century Realism, from the Perspectives in American Literature
collection (an excellent source for bibliography, also includes
study questions and paper topics).
Celebration of Women Writers Page This project provides a
comprehensive listing of Links to biographical and bibliographical
information about women writers, and complete published books
written by women.
- Victoria Research
Web (Indiana) Features archive catalogues, bibliography,
a listserv address, a sample syllabus, journal's submission guidelines,
among other resources.
- Victoriana, Resources
for Victorian Living a terribly useful site about Victorianna
in general-- a must see for anyone interested in this
Sensationalism Online an electronic repository of information
about Victorian sensation fiction. This site focuses on several
aspects of Victorian sensationalism, especially the sensation
novel -- its authors, texts, and sensational popularity. Includes
Wilkie Collins & Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
- Victorian Web--
University Scholars Programme, a highly selective honors program
at the National University of Singapore, features info on Victorian
Economics, Religion, philosophy, social contexts, as well as
literature. A very useful basic information site.
Web Sites (Japan) An excellent collection of various Victorian
website Links. Includes such useful subjects as James
R. Kincaid's book, Annoying the Victorians.
- Victorian Women
Writers Project (Indiana) A page whose goal is "to produce
highly accurate transcriptions of literary works by British women
writers of the 19th century." Check it out!
- Voice of
the Shuttle's Their American-19th century page
Whitman Home Page-- at the Library of Congress.
Yellow Wallpaper site --
a link to a page about Charlotte Perkins Gilman, with essays,
strove to have an incredibly thin waistline-- the
ideal of beauty requiring corsets that made waist sizes
as small as 11 inches!
Visitors to this page since July 14, 1998
Last Update: May 2003
Note: Links frequently move, or disappear entirely.
No links collection is ever easy to update. If one of the above
links doesn't work, try another. If you still can't find what
you need, try a good search engine-- I like the Mamma Search Engine
for new pages, and Google.com
but some links will be "so-so". Then, remember to try
the library! Not everything is available online. You sometimes
need to pick up a real book.