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.

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The History of Suffrage, 1760-1867

The History of Suffrage, 1760-1867
This six volume set presents reprints of original and often rare pamphlets from metropolitan and provincial sources, tracts, caricatures, parliamentary debates, and other material on suffrage. It covers the expansion of suffrage to middle class and working class men, and their efforts to extend these reforms to women and the colonies.

Travels, Explorations and Empires, 1770–1835

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.”.

Literature and Science, 1660–1834

Literature and Science, 1660–1834
In the eighteenth century the term 'science' was used in the sense of 'knowledge' of all sorts. In 8 volumes, Literature and Science reproduces, in facsimile, primary texts which embody the polymathic nature of the literature of science.