Romantic Circles is a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. It is the collaborative product of an ever-expanding community of editors, contributors, and users around the world, overseen by a distinguished Advisory Board. Review our Conditions of Use Statement for information on the re-publication or other use of Romantic Circles resources. Information on submissions can be found on our Editorial and Publication Policies Page. To properly cite the resources on this site, consult our Guidelines for Electronic Citation Page. A chronological record of the editors and editorial structure of Romantic Circles appears on our History Page. Also available is a complete index of Contributors. Discontinued sections and pages at Romantic Circles are listed on, and can be accessed from, our Archives page.

Romantic Circles is currently serving approximately 3.5 million pages each year to users in over 160 countries around the world. Among various forms of honors and recognition, Romantic Circles was selected in 1997 by the NEH, the MCI Foundation, and the Council for Great City Schools as one of the 21 best sites on the Internet for education in the humanities and has been participating since then in the EdSITEment program. It has also been the recipient of a major education development grant from the NEH. More recently, in February 2006 the ongoing Poets on Poets series was made a featured site at the prominent Poetry Foundation Web site.

Scholars and reviewers have had much to say about Romantic Circles.

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