Finding Background Information
Reference Books (either electronic or in print) provide background information and often include suggestions for further research:
Here are a few examples:
Encyclopedia of the romantic era, 1760-1850 Reference Area and ebook
This online collection contains criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works.
English 553: Villains and Vixens in the British Romantic Period
Professor: Soledad Caballero
Librarian: Cynthia Burton, x2982