LIT 208: English Literature II
Spring 2006
Section 30: Tuesday/Thursday,  11:00-12:20,
                 LAUREL 208

Brian T. Murphy
Parker 319-V
Ext. 1318
Office Hours

The following selective lists are intended to provide jumping off points for research;
these lists are not to be construed as an exhaustive collection of the "best" links. While every effort is made to verify the accuracy and usefulness of these links and their contents*, no guarantees are made. Please notify me of any broken or outdated links at

General Literature Links

Selected Authors

Selected Texts

Grammar, Writing, and Research Papers

Additional Links

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General Literature Links, Romantic through Modern:

The Bartleby Project (Electronic texts)

The Poetry Archives

British and Irish Authors on the Web

Poetry Online

British Poetry 1780-1910: A Hypertext Archive

The Pre-Raphaelite Critic

A Celebration of Women Writers from England

 Project Gutenberg (Electronic texts )

Electronic Poetry Center: SUNY Buffalo

Representative Poetry Online (Electronic texts)

Electronic Resources for Nineteenth Century Studies (review with links)

Romantic Circles (University of Maryland)

English Literature on the Web

Romantic Links

The Great Exhibition of 1851

Romanticism: Introduction

IASIL: International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

Romanticism on the Net (online journal) 

Literary Resources: Victorian British

Today in Literature

Literary Resources: 20th-Century British & Irish 

Today in Literary History

Literary Resources on the Net: General

University of Virginia Electronic Text Center (Electronic texts; some access limited)

19th and 20th-Century British & Irish Writers

University of Toronto English Library (Electronic texts)

Norton Topics Online: THE ROMANTIC PERIOD

The Victorian Women Writers Project


The Victorian Web

Norton Topics Online: THE VICTORIAN AGE




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Selected Authors, 19th-20th Century:

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)
Matthew Arnold (Representative Poetry Online)
Culture and Anarchy

W[ystan] H[ugh] Auden (1907-1973)
W. H. Auden (biographical sketch and selected poems)
W. H. Auden
The W. H. Auden Society

William Blake (1757-1827)
The Blake Digital Project
Complete Poetry & Prose
The William Blake Archive
William Blake links:

Robert Burns (1759-1796)
The Bard
The Burns Federation
Robert Burns: A Bicentenary Exhibition
Welcome to Burns Country (official site)

Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898)
Lewis Carroll: Academic Information
Lewis Carroll Homepage
Lewis Carroll: Photographer

Samuel Taylor 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)

Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
The Dickens Page
"The Dickens Project"
A list of Charles Dickens home pages
David Perdue's Dickens Page
The Dickens House and Museum
A Christmas Carol (David Perdue)

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
T. S. Eliot
The T. S. Eliot Page
What the Thunder Said: T. S. Eliot  

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Thomas Hardy (Representative Poetry Online)
Thomas Hardy (from Literature Online)
Thomas Hardy E-Texts & Resources
The Thomas Hardy Online Society
The Thomas Hardy Association
Thomas Hardy's World
Wessex Poems and Other Verses (Bartleby Project)

William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Seamus Heaney (1939-)
Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney: 1995 Nobel Laureate in Literature

The Seamus Heaney Portal

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
Gerard Hopkins (Dundee University)
Gerard Manley Hopkins Overview (The Victorian Web)
Gerard Manley
Selected Poetry

A[lfred] E[dward] Housman (1859-1936)
Selected Poems
A Shropshire Lad (complete text)

Ted Hughes (1930-1999)
Ted Hughes Homepage

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Aldous Huxley (Soma Web)

James Joyce (1882-1941)
Brandon Kershner's Portrait Page
The Brazen Head: A James Joyce Public House 
The International James Joyce Foundation
James Joyce (from Literature Online)
James Joyce Resource Center (IJJF)
100+ Joyce Sites on the Web 

John Keats (1795-1821)
John Keats (Representative Poetry Online)
British Library's John Keats Exhibit
John Keats (from Literature Online)
The Keats-Shelley House in Rome
The Poetical Works of John Keats (Bartleby Project)

Keats Exhibit (British Library)

Keats page (CUNY)
John Keats (Victorian Web)

Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
Charles Lamb (w. complete Essays of Elia)
Charles Lamb Page (San Antonio College)
Charles Lamb, alias Elia
Selected Poems

D[avid] H[erbert] Lawrence (1885-1930)
D. H. Lawrence Collection (University of Nottingam)
Seminar in D. H. Lawrence (Dr. J. Gertsman)

Doris Lessing (1919-)
Doris Lessing: A Retrospective

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)
Katherine Mansfield (biographical sketch)

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)
Iris Murdoch Page

Edna O'Brien (1930-)
Lit-Chat with Edna O'Brien

George Orwell (1903-1950)
Charles' Orwell Links
George Orwell
Political Writings of George Orwell

Harold Pinter (1930-)
Harold Pinter
The Harold Pinter Society

Mary Darby Robinson (1758-1800)
Letter to the Women of England (1799)
Mary Darby Robinson

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)
Mary Shelley and Frankenstein
Mary W. Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Chronology & Resources
Resources for the Study of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Keats-Shelley House in Rome
Percy Bysshe Shelley Resources

Tom Stoppard (1937-)
The Stagecraft of Tom Stoppard

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (from Literature Online)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Selected Poetry of Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Tennyson Page (inc. online recordings)

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
A Child's Christmas in Wales
The Dylan Thomas Centre (Swansea)

Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)
Doubting Hall: A Guided Tour

H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells (1866-1946)
Herbert George Wells

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Complete Works (scroll down to 19th Century Authors)
The World Wide Wilde Web

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
Mary Wollstonecraft   (biographical sketch)
A Vindication of the Rights of Women

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855)
Dove Cottage: The Wordsworth Museum

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
William Wordsworth (Representative Poetry Online)
Complete Poetical Works (Bartleby Project)
The Wordsworth Trust

Lyrical Ballads: 1798 text (Univ. of Oregon)
William Wordsworth (Victorian Web)

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
The International Virginia Woolf Society
The Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain
The Virginia Woolf Web 2000

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Yeats, William Butler - Poetry Today Online
Yeats, William Butler - W.B. Yeats: The Collected Poems
Wind Among the Reeds
W.B. Yeats: The Collected Poems
Yeats, William Butler - Wild Swans at Coole
Yeats, William Butler - Atlantic Monthly
William Butler Yeats Poems
Heart's Ease Library - William Butler Yeats
Guardian Unlimited - William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939
Today in Literature - William Butler Yeats
1Up Info - W. B. Yeats, (William Butler Yeats
), 1865-1939



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Selected Texts (alphabetical by author):

Matthew Arnold
Dover Beach"

W. H. Auden
Musée des Beaux Arts"
In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
"Funeral Blues (Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone)"  

William Blake

From Songs of Innocence:
The Lamb"
The Little Black Boy"

"The Chimney Sweeper"
Holy Thursday"
Songs of Experience:
Holy Thursday"
The Chimney Sweeper "
The Sick Rose"
The Tyger"

George Gordon, Lord Byron
She Walks in Beauty"
When We Two Parted"

Anne Bronte
Agnes Grey
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre
The Professor

Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"How do I Love thee?"

Robert Browning
"Rabbi Ben Ezra"
Fra Lippo Lippi"

My Last Duchess"

Lewis Carroll
Humpty Dumpty Explicates 'Jabberwocky'"

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
This Lime-tree Bower My Prison"
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
Kubla Khan"
Frost at Midnight"

Charles Dickens
A Child's History of England
A Christmas Carol
A House to Let
American Notes for General Circulation
A Message From the Sea
A Tale of Two Cities
Barnaby Rudge
Bleak House
Contributions to All The Year Round
David Copperfield
Doctor Marigold
Dombey and Son
George Silverman's Explanation
Going into Society
Great Expectations
Hard Times
Holiday Romance
Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
Little Dorrit
Master Humphrey's Clock
Miscellaneous Papers
Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy
Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings
Mudfog and Other Sketches
Mugby Junction
Nicholas Nickleby
No Thoroughfare
Oliver Twist
Our Mutual Friend
Pictures From Italy
Reprinted Pieces
Sketches by Boz
Sketches of Young Couples
Sketches of Young Gentlemen
Somebody's Luggage
Some Christmas Stories
Speeches: Literary and Social
Sunday Under Three Heads
The Battle of Life
The Chimes
The Cricket on the Hearth
The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain
The Holly-Tree
The Lamplighter
The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Old Curiosity Shop
The Perils of Certain English Prisoners
The Pickwick Papers
The Seven Poor Travellers
The Uncommercial Traveller
The Wreck of the Golden Mary
Three Ghost Stories
To be Read at Dusk

Tom Tiddler's Ground

George Eliot
Silas Marner

T. S. Eliot
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
The Hollow Men
Journey Of The Magi"

Thomas Hardy
"Channel Firing"

Seamus Heaney
"Mid-Term Break"

Gerard Manley Hopkins
God's Grandeur"
Pied Beauty"
Spring and Fall
Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord"
The Windhover"

James Joyce
The Dead"

John Keats
Ode to a Nightingale"
Ode on a Grecian Urn"
La Belle Dame Sans Merci"
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"
On the Sonnet"

D.H. Lawrence
Sons And Lovers


William Morris
The Defence of Guenevere"

Wilfred Owen (2066)
"Anthem for Doomed Youth"
Disabled "
Dulce et Decorum Est"

Isaac Rosenberg
Break of Day in the Trenches"
Louse Hunting"

Siegfried Sassoon

Mary Shelley
Frankenstein (1818 ed.)
Preface - 1818 ed.
Introduction - 1831 ed.

Vol. I
Vol. II
Vol. III

Frankenstein (1831 ed.)

Letter 1 Letter 2 Letter 3 Letter 4
Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8
Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17
Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22 Chapter 23 Chapter 24, Part One Chapter 24, Part Two Chapter 24, Part Three

Percy Shelley
To Wordsworth"
To a Skylark"

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Break, Break, Break"
The Idylls Of The King
The Coming of Arthur"
The Passing of Arthur"

Oscar Wilde
A House of Pomegranates
An Ideal Husband
A Woman of No Importance
Charmides and Other Poems
De Profundis
Essays and Lectures
Lady Windermere's Fan
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories
Oscar Wilde Miscellaneous
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
The Duchess of Padua
The Happy Prince and Other Tales
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Soul of Man

William Wordsworth
Complete Poetical Works (Bartleby Project)
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
Lyrical Ballads
Preface - 1802 ed.
We Are Seven"
Expostulation and Reply"
The Tables Turned"
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold"

W. B. Yeats
Easter 1916"
Lake Isle of Innisfree"
"Leda And The Swan "
"The Second Coming"
When You are Old"



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Grammar, Writing, and Research Papers:

Norton Topics Online: Companion website to Norton Anthology of English Literature

LITWEB: An Online Companion to
The Norton Introduction to Literature
The New Century Handbook

How to Write a Research Paper

A Guide to Grammar & Writing

More on Writing a Research Paper

MLA Format (OWL at Purdue)

Writing About Literature

Getting an A on an English Paper

Writing a Literature Paper



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Additional Links:

BCC English Studies page BCC Writing Lab
BCC Library

BCC website (Main Page)

BCC Test Center (Main Page)



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