British Literature II Links

ENG 221 Syllabus
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Jack Lynch’s excellent "Literary Resources on the Net":

English Literature on the Web:

The Literary Encyclopedia:

A Glossary of Literary Terms (A-L):
A Glossary of Literary Terms(M-Z):

Internet Medieval Soucebook
Geoffrey Chaucer site
The English Renaissance in Context


1.  Neo-Classicism:
1a. The Sublime:
1b. Samuel Johnson:

Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson pages
The Samuel Johnson Sound Bite page:
The Rambler #60 [On Biography]
The Rambler #134 [On Procrastination]

1c.  The Spectator Project:

1d. Rictor Norton's selections from the 18th century popular press :

2. Jonathan Swift:
  • An excellent on-line edition of Gulliver's Travels:
  • Text of Swift's "A Modest Proposal":
  • A Swift site: (Victorian Web)
  • 3.  Jane Austen: 4. William Blake links:

    5. Romanticism links:
  • Damrosch's Romanticism introduction
  • Norton Topics Online's Romanticism page
  • "Romantic Related Sites":
  • Romantic Circles:
  • Voice of the Shuttle, Romantics Page
  • Romanticism on the Net (an on-line journal):
  • 5a. Wordsworth:
  • The Wordsworth Trust:
  • Lyrical Ballads (1798 Text): (Univ. of Oregon)
  • William Wordsworth (Victorian Web)
  • 5b. Coleridge:
  • The Samuel Taylor Coleridge Archive:
  • with on-line annotated texts of Coleridge's poems
  • and a critical essay on Coleridge's conversation poems
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge: (Victorian Web)
  • 5c. Keats:
  • The "Real" Grecian Urn?:
  • British Library John Keats Exhibit:
  • A good Keats page (CUNY):
  • John Keats: (Victorian Web)
  • 6.  Victorian links: [see also Image LINKS ] 7. A few modern author sites:
    W. B. Yeats (1865-1939)
    Life and Works of Yeats (National Library of Ireland)

    Yeats Meets the Digital Age (New York Times)

    Easter 1916 Postcards (Island Ireland)

    T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

    T. S. Eliot at the MAPS site 

    Marjorie Perloff on the "Avant-Garde Eliot" (PDF file)

    The Prufrock Papers” [Hypertext Prufrock with the text of Prufrock and Other Observations (1917), reviews, and TSE's criticism

    Selected Poetry of Thomas Stearns Eliot (Representative Poetry Online, Ian Lancashire, U of Toronto)  


    "Rhapsody on a Windy Night":

    "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock":

    The Waste Land:

    TSE reads The Waste Land (Harper Audio, via IMS)

    T. S. Eliot (

    What the Thunder Said: a T. S. Eliot site

    Prof. Stephen Railton's T. S. Eliot page 

    Exploring The Waste Land (R A. Parker)

    Exploring T. S. Eliot (R. A. Parker)

    Includes: T.S. Eliot's London Letters to The Dial and "Reflections on Vers Libre"

    The T. S. Eliot Society (USA)

    An Interactive Waste Land Site (too many pop up ads but an interesting hypertext approach):
    Imagism: (1912-1917)
    8. Sources for Electronic texts:
    7a.  University of Virginia Electronic Text Center: [some access limited]

    7b.  University of Toronto English Library:

    7c. Representative Poetry Online:

    7d.  The Bartleby

    7e. Renascence Editions (
    An Online Repository of Works Printed in English Between the Years 1477 and 1799)

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    Broken Links:

    The Enlightenment, Age of Reason:

    Gray's Elegy (as originally printed):

    For George Bernard Shaw, see "The Complete Shavian":