European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection



This unique collection of monographs includes a wide range of Romantic literature published in English, French and German.
Sourced from Castle Corvey  in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the Corvey Collection is one of the most important collections of works from the period in existence.

With a special focus on these rare works
— especially difficult-to-find works by lesser-known women writers
— more than 9,000 titles will be included, totaling approximately 5 million pages.

With the European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection scholars can research and explore a range of topics, including Romantic literary genres; mutual influences of British, French and German Romanticism; literary culture; women writers of the period; the canon and Romantic aesthetics.

The Corvey Collection of European Literature includes:
• Novels and Gothic Novels
• Short Stories
• Belles-Lettres
• Short Prose Forms
• Dramatic Works
• Poetry
• Anthologies


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