January 28th, 2005

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More free e-reading ...

Chawton House Library & Study Centre: British novels by women authors, 1600-1830.

The Internet Classics Archive: Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

Internet Library of Early Journals: Digitized 18th-19th century journals.

Luminarium: Medieval, Reniassance and 16th Century literary texts. Entries for each author include: works, biography, criticism, quotations and links.

Representative Poetry Online: Over 2,000 English poems by 310 poets from the early medieval period to the beginning of the twentieth century.

Sonnet Central: An archive of English sonnets, commentary, pictures, and relevant web links.

Turning the Pages on the Web: The British Library's digitized important historical works, including Caxton's Chaucer, Beowulf, Gutenberg Bible, Lindisfarne Gospels, Da Vinci's notebook, Sherborne Missal among others.

The Victorian Women Writers Project: Digital texts of Victorian women writers.

Also of interest: People with a History : an Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History

All of these links have been added to JLS' Favourite Oddities & Curiosities