Welcome to Romanticism Redefined
Romanticism Redefined: Pickering & Chatto and The Wordsworth Circle is a searchable collection of works focusing in the period between 1800 and 1830, that will bring academic research libraries a new, genre-redefining electronic collection of Romantic-era literature. In partnership with Pickering & Chatto Publishers, Alexander Street Press will publish in this collection canonical and previously unrecognized writers from Britain, the British Empire, and North America.
Travels, Explorations and Empires, 1770–1835
The Romantic period was very rich in popular travel accounts that became the main source of cultural information about other peoples and their societies. The selection of writings in this 8 volume set published by Pickering & Chatto, “reflects the diversity of the literature, revealing something of the cultural and gender difference of the travelers, as well as fuelling debates on colonialism, natural history, anthropology and slavery.”.
The Works of Charlotte Smith
Known mostly as a poet, in the words of Wordsworth, 'to whom English verse is under greater obligations than are likely to be either acknowledged or remembered', this Pickering and Chatto´s 14 volumes set brings to the contemporary public all of Charlotte Smith´s fictional works, since the majority of her novels have never been reprinted.
Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation: Writings in the British Romantic Period
Writers from the first and second generation of Romantics are represented in this 8 volumes set by Pickering & Chatto. Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation is composed of narratives by slaves themselves, essays on slave trade, race theories, social, and medical issues, magazine articles, poems, plays, and fiction writings on the subject bringing together a corpus of work that reflects the major issues concerning slavery and the status of the slave.