The Digital Eighteenth Century

The Digital Eighteenth Century is an ongoing collaboration between the English Department, William Hannon Library, and students at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Its goal is to use digital tools and platforms to help students of the eighteenth century immerse themselves in the literature and culture of the period.

Introduction to Digital Humanities

British Literature 1660-1800, fall 2014, student project “Introduction to Digital Humanities.” 

Tumblr Essays 

Essays in the form of Tumblr blogs: Pastoralism Revisited | Returning to Pastoralism | Scrolling Through Pastoralism


Literary movements and historical events told through timelines and maps: 18th Century Poetry | Anna Barbauld | Arthur Young’s Travels Through France | The Crown & Anchor Society | John Wesley: Methodism | The Romantic Period | Thomas Paine: Rights of Man

Annotated Poems

Poems annotated with text and images: “Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, A Pastoral Poem” by Anna Laetitia Barbauld | “Elegiac Stanzas Suggested by a Picture of Peele Castle in a Storm, Painted by Sir George Beaumont” by William Wordsworth | “Michael: A Pastoral Poem” by William Wordsworth