Publications and other outputs

Our members publish widely in the field of Romantic-era literature and culture. Below is a selection of major publications.

Two key publications by Co-Directors Ian Haywood and Martin Priestman are:

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Ian Haywood, Romanticism and Caricature (Cambridge University Press, 2013); pb (2015)

Other key publications

Romanticism Forgery and the Credit Crunch

Ian Haywood, ed. Romanticism, Forgery and the Credit Crunch Romantic Circles Praxis series (2012). Contributors include: Ian Haywood, Robert Miles, Nick Groom, Alex Benchimol, Alexander Dick.

The Gordon Riots

Ian Haywood and John Seed, eds, The Gordon Riots: Politics, culture and conflict in late eighteenth-century Britain, (Cambridge, 2012). Contributors include Nicholas Rogers, Dana Rabin, Brycchan Carey, Miriam L. Wallace, Tim Hitchcock, Matthew White, Dominic Green
Now available in paperback.

Blake, Sexuality and Bourgeois Politeness

Susan Matthews, Blake, Sexuality and Bourgeois Politeness (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Zachary Leader

Zachary Leader and Michael O’Neill eds. Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Major Works, (Oxford Univerity Press, 2009)


Romantic Spectacle: a special conference issue of Romanticism on the Net, (2007)

Selected journal publications and book chapters


Ian Haywood
The Spectropolitics of Romantic Infidelism: Cruikshank, Paine, and The Age of Reason Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net Vol 54:May (2009)

The Transformation of Caricature

Ian Haywood
The Transformation of Caricature: A Reading of Gillray's The Liberty of the Subject Eighteenth Century Studies. Vol 43:2 Winter (2010) pp. 223-242

Blake 2.0

'Susan Matthews
'And did those feet?' Blake and the artist in post-war Britain.'in ed.Steve Clark, Tristanne Connolly and Jason Whittaker, Blake 2.0: William Blake in Twentieth-Century Art, Music and Culture Palgrave Macmillan 2012.

Re-envisioning Blake

Susan Matthews
'Blake's Malkin' in Re-envisioning Blake ed. Mark Crosby, Troy Patenaude and Angus Whitehead, Palgrave Macmillan 2012.

Classical Reception

Martin Priestman
'Didactic and Scientific Poetry', in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 3 (1660-1790).eds. D. Hopkins and C. Martindale. Oxford University Press, 2012

A place to stand

Martin Priestman
‘A Place to Stand: Questions of Address in Shelley’s Political Prose’, in The Unfamiliar Shelley ed. Timothy Webb and Alan Weinberg. Ashgate, 2008

Kate Teltscher

Kate Teltscher
'The Rubicon between the Empires: The River Oxus in the Nineteenth-Century Geographical Imaginary', in Writing Travel in Central Asian History ed. Nile Green, Indiana University Press. 2013

Details of further publications by members of the Centre of Research in Romanticism can be found by clicking on individual staff profiles on the Research Centre Staff page.