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English Literature Resources
Project Gutenberg -the oldest producer of free electronic books
British Poetry 1780-1910 - Hypertext archives. Some text are illustrated, annotated or both. Includes complete works of Shelley, Wordsworth, Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade", "Beowulf" and more
Major Works of Literature Online - University of Toronto.
English Literature Electronic Text Resources - University of Edinburgh.
Luminarium - An award winning site devoted to English literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and the early 17th century.
Library & Reference Resources
Bodleian Library - University of Oxford. Links, access to remote databases, shopping at the Bodleian Shop, etc.
Books on line - A searchable index, by author or title with links to the books.
British Library Services - Site totally devoid of graphics, but has essential information for anyone interested in using the library for research.
The WWW Virtual Library- Subject catalogue. Resources on the Web by subject. Good reference section.
The British Library Online-Portico - Vast resources available online.
University of London Library.
Robert Cawdrey's Table of English Words and their meaning (1604).
The Middle Ages
Resources, translations, bibliography of studies at Georgetown University
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1343-1400) "The Canterbury Tales", text indexed by tale.
Edmund Spenser - Home Page
Edmund Spenser- (1552-1599) Selected poetry.
The Spenser Web
Resource Center Great place to start
The Folger Shakespeare
Digital University (Shakespeare)
The Life and Times of William Shakespeare From Stratford.com
Shakespeare for the Rest of Us
Sites on Shakespeare and the Renaissance
Shakespeare's Country Shakespeare's Stratford on the Web
Mr. Shakespeare and the Internet Annotated works, timelines, quotes, directories.. you name it...a great place to find what you're looking for concerning the bard.
Shakespeare's Complete Works - The Internet Public Library
Complete works of William Shakespeare- Another site, just in case.
Shakespeare Oxford Society - Oldest society in Shakespeare authorship debate.
Shakespeare Web- Interactive hypermedia environment.
The Works of John Donne
John Milton - (1604-1674) Selected poetry.
Paradise Lost- Milton's masterpiece.
The Milton Homepage
Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Essays.
The Restoration and 18th Century
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
Gulliver's Travels An impressive research-quality site dedicated to Jonathan Swift's most important work. The full text is there, along with useful support material for Swift enthusiasts as well as students of 18th Century Britain.
The Lady's Dressing Room Text files.
A Modest Proposal Text files.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
An Essay on Criticism
An Essay on Man
The Rape of the Lock
Fanny Hill - Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland
Romantic Period (1798-1832)
British Poetry 1780-1910 - Hypertext archives. Some text are illustrated, annotated or both. Includes complete works of Shelley, Wordsworth, Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade", "Beowulf" and more.
William Blake (1757-1827)
Selected poetry indexed and searchable
The Blake Multimedia Project
Quotations from William Blake
Complete Poetical Works. Poems indexed chronilogically
Selected Poetry by William Wordsworth
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
S. T. Coleridge Homepage
Selected Poetry by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Selected Poetry by Lord Byron
Selected Works of Lord Byron
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Complete Poetical Works
Percy Bysshe Shelley, selected poetry
A portrait, first publication "Ode to a Nightingale" and more
John Keats (1795-1821) Selected poetry
John Keats Poetical Works
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
The complete writings and pictures of the Pre-Raphaelite poet and painter
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
Selected poems and a glossary of Scottish terms
Robert Burns International Festival
Robert Burns Selected Poems
Robert Burns Sons of Ayrshire
The Victorian Age (1832 - 1901)
Mathew Arnold (1822-1888)
Works on the Net
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Selected poems including Lady of Shalot and Sir Galahad, Charge of the Light Brigade
More including "The Idylls of the King"
Elizabeth Barret Browning
Sonnets From The Portuguese
Alice in Wonderland
Through The Looking Glass
The Hunting of the Snark
"A Christmas Carol", "Great Expectations" and "The Chimes"
The Dickens Project - Conferences, publications, resources for reading, teaching and study. Electronic archive.
The Baker Street Connection - Complete text of the 56 short stories and the four full-length novels written about England's greatest fictional detective
Sherlockian Homepage- Electronic texts, resources, downloadable pictures and sound, specialized hotlinks, things for sale, other works by Arthur Conan Doyle, actors, etc
H. G. Wells
Works on the Web including "War of the Worlds", "The Invisible Man" and "The Time Machine"
Victorian Womens Writers Project
The Victorian Web Literature, authors, art, architecture, design, social and political contexts, economics, science, technology, etc.
Far from the Madding Crowd
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
A Pair of Blue Eyes
Jude the Obscure
Hardy in Dorset- Books to download including "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", "Far from the Madding Crowd", "The Mayor of Casterbridge" and others; as well as critiques
Thomas Hardy Resource Library- Texts of his novels, articles, a Timeline of his life, and much more. A great place to visit if you are a Hardy fan.
An Outcast Of The Islands
The Secret Sharer
A Set of Six
The Nigger of the Narcissus
Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard / Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes / by Joseph Conrad
Tales of Unrest
Typhoon, and other stories
A Personal Record
William Butler Yeats (1871-1957)
His works on the Net
D. H. Lawrence
"Lady Chatterley's Lover"
The Woman Who Rode Away and other stories
Biography of D. H. Lawrence by John Worthen, Professor of D. H. Lawrence Studies, University of Nottingham.
Seamus Heaney- Selected poems from this 1995 Nobel Prize Laureate and a biography.
White Man's Burden
The Jungle Book
C. S. Lewis- Website called "Into the Wardrobe" for the more serious Lewis scholars. Includes mailing lists, chat room, picture album, newsgroups, links,news and more
Wyndham Lewis- (1882-1957) Index of works and links.
William Makepeace Thackeray- "The Chronicle of the Drum"
Dylan Thomas- His poem, "Fern Hill", and photos of actual location
Jules Verne- Around the World in Eighty Days
Virginia Woolf "The Voyage Out"
The Richmond Review - Literary monthly magazine on the Web. Includes articles on a diversity of
subjects, archived back issues, reviews of books and film and links.