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 •  George Herbert
 •  Henry Howard, Earl Of Surrey
 •  Henry Vaughan
 •  Caesar Ripa
 •  John Bunyan
 •  John Donne
 •  John Lyly
 •  John Milton
 •  John Skelton
 •  Michael Drayton
 •  Richard Lovelace
 •  Robert Herrick
 •  Samuel Daniel
 •  Sir Francis Bacon
 •  Sir John Suckling
 •  Sir Philip Sidney
 •  Sir Thomas Browne
 •  Sir Thomas More
 •  Sir Thomas Wyatt
 •  Sir Walter Raleigh
 •  Sir William Davenant
 •  Thomas Campion
 •  Thomas Carew
 •  Thomas Hariot
 •  Thomas Middleton
 •  Thomas Nashe
 •  William Drummond
 •  William Shakespeare
 •  William Tyndale
 •  Abraham Cowley
 •  George Wither
 •  Anonymous Works and Ballads
Renaissance & 17th Century
Authors and Works   Suggest a Link
Anonymous Works and Ballads
Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs of the Peasantry of England (e-texts, within the Project Gutenberg site) (Robert Bell)
Shake Loose the Border (site devoted to the 16th-century Anglo-Scottish border, with emphasis on ballads and broadsides; numerous links to primary sources; within the Legends site) (Paula Katherine Marmor)
Joseph Sobran, The Mystery of Emaricdulfe (essay on the 1595 sonnet sequence Emaricdulfe, possibly authored by Shakespeare)
Gammer Gurton's Needle: Etext (hypertext version of Gammer Gurton's Needle) (Electronic Text Center, U. Viginia).
Pre-1600 English Ballads (project aimed at producing texts of ballads, along with sheet music) (Greg Lindall)
Sir Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Sermones Fideles sive Interiora Rerum (printed 1638) (hypertext edition, in Latin, along with introduction, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
The New Atlantis (The Art Bin)
Shake-n-Bacon (extensive page of resources relating to the contention that Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare's works) (Paul J. Dupuy, Jr.)
Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning (bibliographies, galleries, articles, and other resources on Bacon; with a special interest in Bacon's conjectural alternative identities - as Shakespeare, as the son of Elizabeth I) (Lawrence Gerald)
Sir Francis Bacon (Anniina Jokinen)
Barnabe Barnes Sonnets by Barnabe Barnes (Sonnet Central)
Nicholas Breton Selected Poems of Nicholas Breton (Representative Poetry Online page) (U. Toronto)
Sir Thomas Browne
The Sir Thomas Browne Homepage (James Eason, U. Chicago)
The Garden of Cyrus 
Samuel Johnson, Life of Brown (Jack Lynch, Rutgers U.)
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into Very Many Received Tenents and Commonly Presumed Truths 
John Bunyan
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
The Holy War (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
International John Bunyan Society 
Pilgrim's Progress (U. Penn)
Pilgrim's Progress (Institute of Practical Bible Education: The Electronic Public Library)
Thomas Campion
Beauty Is But a Painted Hell (Steve Lindberg)
The Latin Poetry of Thomas Campion: A Hypertext Edition (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
Thomas Campion (Anniina Jokinen)
When To Her Lute Corrina Sings (Jan Billington)
Thomas Carew
Thomas Carew (U. Toronto)
Thomas Carew (Anniina Jokinen)
Elizabeth Cary
Elizabeth Cary Bibliography (U. Waterloo)
William M. Hamlin (Washington State U.) "Elizabeth Cary's Mariam and the Critique of Pure Reason" (essay) (2003)
The Tragedy of Mariam Homepage (biographical and source information) (Rachel Williams, U. Georgia)
Charles Cotton "The Retirement" (transcription, glosssary, and an essay by Saunders on the Dove River) (Rebecca Saunders, East Tennessee State U.)
Abraham Cowley
Selected Works of Abraham Cowley (Anniina Jokinen, Luminarium)
Abraham Cowley Text and Image Archive (Daniel Kinney, U. Virginia)
Richard Crashaw Selected Poetry of Richard Crashaw (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Samuel Daniel
Samuel Daniel (Anniina Jokinen)
Selected Poems (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Sir William Davenant
Selected Poems by Sir William D'Avenant (provides biographical information and a link to Davenant's Preface to Gondibert, an Heroick Poem, 1651/1673) (U. Toronto)
Theatre Database Information Page for Sir William Davenant (biographical information for Sir William Davenant in the context of theater history) (Theatre Database)
John Davies Sir John Davies (bio and selections) (Anniina Jokinen)
John Davies of Hereford Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
John Donne
General Resources
John Donne Page (The Poetry Archives)
John Donne Page (Anniina Jokinen)
The John Donne Society (info about conferences, links, and more) (Montclair State U.)
Death's Duel (sermon) (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
Selected Poetry of John Donne (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Michael Drayton
Michael Drayton (Anniina Jokinen)
Selected Poetry (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
William Drummond
Hampton Court: Andrew Marvell and William Drummond (poem transcriptions, plus audio, along with an essay on Hampton Court) (Linda Johnson, East Tennesse State U.)
William Drummond Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Edward Dyer Selected Poetry of Sir Edward Dyer (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I (Anniina Jokinen)
Selected Poetry of Elizabeth I (U. Toronto)
George Etherege Selected Poetry of Sir George Etherege (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Florimène at the Court of Charles I ("an animated interactive exploration and reconstruction of Inigo Jones' great court masque. The Web version provides a sampling of the program, giving the reader a sense of the organization and content of the reconstruction") (John R. Wolcott)
Edward Forsett Pedantius (1581) (original Latin texts) (The Latin Library)
Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke
Fulke Greville (Anniina Jokinen)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Robert Greene Selected Poetry of Robert Greene (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Richard Hakluyt Discourse of Western Planting, 1584 (Hypertext version of Richard Hakluyt's 1584 text by AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History) (U. Kansas)
Thomas Hariot
A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia: An Archive Edition (Academic Affairs Library, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Thomas Harriot's Moon Drawings (Harriot's drawings of his telescopic observations, 1609-1610) (Albert Van Helden)
Thomas Hariot (Anniina Jokinen)
William Harrison Description Of Elizabethan England (1577) (e-text of these works from Holinshed's Chronicles, within Fordham U.'s Internet Modern History Sourcebook) (Paul Halsall, U. North Florida)
George Herbert
George Herbert (Anniina Jokinen)
Selected Poetry of George Herbert (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick (Anniina Jokinen)
Robert Herrick Page (The Poetry Archives)
Selected Poetry (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Richard Hooker Homepage (bio and selections) (Anniina Jokinen)
John Hoskyns Selected Poetry of John Hoskyns (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Henry Howard, Earl Of Surrey
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (Anniina Jokinen)
Henry Howard, earl of Surrey (U. Toronto)
Sonnets by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (Sonnet Central)
Ben Jonson
General Resources
Ben Jonson (Anniina Jokinen) 
Poetry & Drama
T.S. Eliot, Ben Jonson (Project Bartleby)
A Fit of Rhyme against Rhyme
Homepage (U. Toronto)
Selected Poems (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Timber (U. Toronto)
Anne Killigrew Selected Poetry of Anne Killigrew (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Aemilia Lanyer
Aemilia Lanyer Page (includes biography and bibliography) (Kari Boyd McBride, U. Arizona)
Selected Poetry of Aemilia Lanyer (U. Toronto)
Richard Lovelace
Richard Lovelace (Anniina Jokinen)
Richard Lovelace Page (The Poetry Archives)
Selected Poetry of Richard Lovelace (U. Toronto)
John Lyly
John Lyly (Anniina Jokinen)
Selected Poetry of John Lyly (U. Toronto)
Richard Lynche Selected Poems of Richard Lynche. (Sonnet Central)
Christopher Marlowe
Christopher Marlowe (Anniina Jokinen)
Peter Farey's Marlowe Page (links to full texts of plays, biographical information, and more) (Peter Farey)
The Knitting Circle: Christopher Marlowe (bio, bibliography, and some links) (South Bank U.)
Renaissance Attitudes Towards Faustus as a Magician (student project site, with links, articles, on the background to Faustus) (U. Georgia)
Christopher Marlowe Selected Poems Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
The Marlowe Society (bio, news, links)
Andrew Marvell
Andrew Marvell Homepage (e-texts) (The Poetry Archives)
Appleton House: Andrew Marvell (poem transcription, notes, and an essay on Appleton House) (Angela Caraway, East Tennessee State U.)
Hampton Court: Andrew Marvell and William Drummond (poem transcriptions, plus audio, along with an essay on Hampton Court) (Linda Johnson, East Tennesse State U.)
Selected Poems (U. Toronto)
Thomas Middleton
Thomas Middleton Page (deep, well-designed page with full-text hypertext versions of Middleton's works) (Chris Cleary)
John Milton
General Resources
John Milton (Anniina Jokinen)
The Milton-L Home Page (Kevin J.T. Creamer)
Homepage of Milton-L 
Milton Texts on the Internet 
Milton Page (The Poetry Archives)
Milton Quarterly 
Milton Reading Room (includes texts of works with annotations that appear in a small frame at the bottom) (Thomas Luxon and students, Dartmouth C.)
Milton Review (Roy Flannagan, Ohio U., & Kevin J.T. Creamer U.Richmond)
Vincent Blasi (U. Virginia)  (National Humanities Center)
Daniel W. Doerksen (U. New Brunswick), "Milton and the Jacobean Church of England" (1995) (Early Modern Literary Studies)
John Spencer Hill (U. Ottawa) John Milton: Poet, Priest and Prophet.  (links to a hypertext edition of Hill's 1979 critical book on Milton's life and works) (Early Modern Literary Studies )
Fran Sendbuehler (U. Montreal)  (online version of an essay "presented in an abbreviated form at GEMSC, [Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies] at Rochester, NY, November 5, 1994")
Multimedia Resources
"The Iconography of Paradise Lost" (links to various illustrations of Paradise Lost) (George Klawitter, St. Edwards U.)
Milton Photos, 2004 (pictures taken in 2004 of parts of the City of London relevant to the life and study of John Milton) (Thomas Luxon, Dartmouth C.)
"How soon hath Time, the Subtle Thief of Youth" (U. Toronto)
"I did but Prompt the Age to Quit their Clogs" (U. Toronto)
"Lycidias" (U. Toronto)
"Methought I Saw my Late Espoused Saint" (U. Toronto)
"On the Late Massacre in Piemont" (U. Toronto)
"On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" (U. Toronto)
Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost (1674) (annotated) (Milton Reading Room)
Paradise Lost Illustrated (images by 18th and 19th-century artists) (Don Ulin, U. Pittsburgh at Bradford)
Paradise Lost Page (links to several online versions of the poem)
Paradise Lost (1667) (TEI-conformant copy of 1667 10-book version of poem; based on Scolar's Press edition of 1968) (Judy Boss/U. Virginia)
Search Paradise Lost - 1660 ed (U. Penn)
Paradise Regained
Paradise Regained (links to several online versions of the poem)
Selected Poetry of John Milton (U. Toronto)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
"To Cyriak Skinner" (U. Toronto)
A Local Habitation and a Name: Social Sites of Renaissance Lyrics (Jeffrey Powers-Beck, East Tennessee State U.)
"To the Lord General Cromwell" (U. Toronto)
"When I Consider How my Light is Spent" (U. Toronto)
Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce (Dartmouth College)(Milton Reading Room, Thomas Luxon)
Sir Thomas More
Homepage (Anniina Jokinen)
Thomas Nashe
Selected Poems (U. Toronto)
Thomas Nashe (Anniina Jokinen)
George Peele Selected Poetry of George Peele (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
George Puttenham The Arte of English Poesie  (hypertext, within the Electronic Text Center archive) (U. Virginia)
Francis Quarles Homepage (site devoted to texts and background of Quarles) (Anniina Jonkinen)
Sir Walter Raleigh
Selected Poetry (U. Toronto)
Sir Walter Ralegh (Anniina Jokinen)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Thomas Randolph Selected Poetry of Thomas Randolph (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Caesar Ripa
Adam McLean General Information on Caesar Ripa and Iconologia. Site presents information about the Iconologia in the context of the history of alchemy.
Iconologia; or, Moral Emblems Site maintained by The English Emblem Project (Penn State U.)
Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset Selected Poetry of Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Charles Sedley Selected Poetry of Sir Charles Sedley (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
William Shakespeare
General Resources
ArdenNet: The Critical Resource for Shakespeare Studies
Homepage (links, listings of Shakespeare organizations and conferences, some essays on teaching S., shorter articles, news and reviews, discussion; the site requires registration but is currently free) (Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.)
Chadwyck-Healey: Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (prospectus for CD-ROM resource)
The Ever Reader (online magazine of the Shakespeare Oxford Society)
Folger Shakespeare Library 
Shakespeare Page (The Poetry Archives)
Shakespeare and Anti-Semitism: The Question of Shylock ("introductory resource for anyone who is interested in the nature of Elizabethan anti-semitism: both in its historical context and, in particular, how it is reflected and embodied in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice") (Grant Stirling,
Shakespeare Database Project (Germany)
Shakespeare Quarterly 
Shakespeare Web 
Shakespeare and the Book (Columbia U. Libraries Exhibition)
The Authorship Issue
Shake-n-Bacon (extensive page of resources relating to the contention that Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare's works)
The Shakespeare Mystery
Homepage (U. S. Public Broadcasting System page devoted to the authorship quesiton) (Frontline / WGHB Educational Foundation)
The Shakespeare Question (links, bibliographies, and other resources related to six "contenders for the authorship of Shakespeare's works, including Shakespeare, Oxford, Bacon, Marlowe, Rutland, and Derby") (R.W. Bivens-Tatum, Princeton U.)
The Shakespeare Authorship Page: Dedicated to the Proposition that Shakespeare Wrote Shakespeare (Dave Kathman and Terry Ross)
Are There Ciphers In Shakespeare? (1993)
Brian Arkins (U. College, Galway / Saint David's U. College, Lampeter), Heavy Seneca: His Influence on Shakespeare's Tragedies (1995) (Classics Ireland)
Cass Foster's "Sixty-Minute Shakespeare" Series (info on for-sale series of condensed texts of the plays designed for high-school instruction) (Five Star Publications, Inc.)
Elizabethan Insults (fashion your own Shakespearean insults) (John M Vinopal)
The Hamlet Machine A cultural hypertext for Hamlet's 'To be or not to be' soliloquy.
Organizations & Programs
Richard III Society 
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (maintains the five houses in or near Stratford-upon-Avon directly connected with the dramatist and his family)
Shakespeare Institute Library (U. Birmingham)
Shakespeare Festivals
Bard on the Beach '95 (summer Shakespeare festival in Vancouver)
Shakespeare Festival Pages (a lsit of list of Shakespeare festival pages and other sites) (Robert Goldstein / David Zuhr, Orlando/UCF Shakespeare Festival)
Visual Resources
Catherine M.S. Alexander What Did Shakespeare Look Like? (essay including various images of Shakespeare, within the shakespeare.org site)
Shakespeare Image Gallery (page within the Holloway Pages, offering a number of related sites) (Clark J. Holloway)
Shakespeare Illustrated (Boydell Gallery and other historical illustrations of the bard) (Harry Rusche, Emory U.)
Complete Works (hypertext on MIT server)
The Julius Caesar Site (Tufts U. / Perseus Project)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (hypertext, annotated) (J.B. Siedlecki, U. North British Columbia)
Scholarly Editions of Shakespeare for the Internet (under-construction archive of modern newly-edited, annotated, refereed versions "linked to electronic representations of the original quartos and Folio," including "supporting source material, a critical survey, a history of performance . . . lin
Search Engine for Collected Works (Matty Farrow, U. Sydney, Australia)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Sonnets (Index) 
TACTWeb Demo: Query Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (demo of the Web interface that allows a user to query a TACT text database) (John Bradley & Geoffrey Rockwell)
Twelfth Night (CMU server)
U. Victoria English Dept.'s Shakespeare Texts (designed for an online independent studies course, these texts are public domain Shakespeare plays available elsewhere on the net but here arranged to correspond to the lineation in the Signet Shakespeare editions; line numbers have been added)
Sir Philip Sidney
Defence of Poesie (hypertext version of British Museum copy of Ponsonby edition, 1595)
Selected Poetry (U. Toronto)
Sir Philip Sidney (Anniina Jokinen)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
John Skelton
Homepage (Anniina Jokinen)
John Skelton Selected Poetry of John Skelton (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
Edmund Spenser
General Resources
Edmund Spenser (Anniina Jokinen)
Edmund Spenser Home Page (English Dept., Cambridge U.)
English Poetry 1579-1830: Spenser and the Tradition (large-scale archive of literary texts in the era of Spenser, including primary texts, biography, and criticism; "the 25,000 records in this largely full-text database follow developments in English poetry from the publication of the Shepheardes Calender in 1579 down to Spenser's successors among the nineteenth-century romantics. The archive presents poets as readers — imitators and emulators, critics and biographers — engaged with literary traditions that were complex, dynamic, and embedded in social networks"; "the archive aims to document how each writer was read by contemporaries and successors, gathering over 10,000 poems linked to commentary and biography for more than a thousand writers from all parts of the English-speaking world") (David Hill Radcliffe, Virginia Tech U.)
Spenser Page (The Poetry Archives)
The Spenserian Stanza (brief information) (Handbook of Terms for Discussing Poetry, Emory U.)
Dino Felluga (Stanford U.), Modern Theoretical Discourses (pedagogically-oriented set of explanations, definitions, and questions that applies concepts in contemporary literary theory to two sonnets from Spenser's Amoretti; covers New Historicism, cultural materialism, feminism, and psychoanalysis)
Moral Fiction In Milton And Spenser
The Faerie Queene (Richard Bear) (HTML version of FQ; under construction)
Selected Poetry (U. Toronto) 
Shepheardes Calender Hypertext Edition (text description of work-in-progress) (John Tolva)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)
Edmund Spenser, A vewe of the present state of Ireland ("a scholarly edition of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge MS 188/221... Includes an introduction, textual notes, collaborative interpretive notes, and an archive of supplementary materials"; within the CERES site) (Andrew Zurcher, Cambridge U.)
Sir John Suckling
Selected Poetry of Sir John Suckling (U. Toronto)
Sir John Suckling Page (The Poetry Archives)
Chidiock Tichborne and Anonymous "Verses of Praise, and Joy" and "Tichborne's Elegy," on the Tower of London (poems, audio, and an essay by Owens on dialogue)(Brad Owens, East Tennessee State U.)
Thomas Traherne Selected Poetry of Thomas Traherne (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
William Tyndale
The Tyndale New Testament ("only surviving textually complete copy of a print-run of 3,000 (possibly even 6,000) from the press of Peter Schoeffer in Worms") (British Library)
William Tyndale: Translator and Reformer (Tyndale Society)
Henry Vaughan
Henry Vaughan Selected Poetry of Henry Vaughan (Representative Poetry Online) (U. Toronto)
George Wither
George Wither A Collection of Emblemes, Ancient and Moderne (compiled by the English Emblem Project (Penn State U.)
Representative Poetry Online Selected Poetry of George Wither (U. Toronto)
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Selected Poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt (U. Toronto)
Sir Thomas Wyatt (Anniina Jokinen)
Sonnets (Sonnet Central)

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