Additional Resources: Notable Authors

Jane Austen
http://www.janeaustensoci.freeuk.com/index.htm
The Jane Austen Society

Francis Bacon
http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/bacon/
Luminarium: Sir Francis Bacon

The Bible (Authorized Version, also known as King James Bible)
http://www.biblegateway.com/
BibleGateway.com Offers search facilities for many translations of the Bible
http://tyndalearchive.com/scriptures/index.htm
English Bible Translations Describes the different translations

William Blake
http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/main.html?java=yes
The William Blake Archive

Book of Common Prayer
http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/
The Book of Common Prayer

Edmund Burke
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/burke_edmund.s...
BBC: Edmund Burke Biography
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/burke/#2
Stanford: Edmund Burke A more philosophical analysis

Robert Burns
http://www.robertburns.org/
Burns Country

Lord Byron
http://www.englishhistory.net/byron.html
Lord Byron

Lewis Carroll
http://lewiscarrollsociety.org.uk/index.html
Lewis Carroll Society

Geoffrey Chaucer
http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/
Harvard: Chaucer Covers texts and background information
http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/chaucer.htm
Luminarium: Geoffrey Chaucer Covers life and works

Winston Churchill
http://www.winstonchurchill.org
The Churchill Centre

Charles Darwin
http://darwin-online.org.uk/
Charles Darwin Online

Charles Dickens
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/dickens/index.html
Victorian Web: Charles Dickens

Benjamin Disraeli
https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/b...
Number10.gov: Benjamin Disraeli A political view of Disraeli and his career
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/disraeli/index.html
Victorian Web: Benjamin Disraeli A more literary view

John Donne
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/243
Academy of American Poets: John Donne A brief summary with further links
http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/donne/index.html
Luminarium: John Donne A more extensive view

George Eliot
http://www.georgeeliot.org/
The  George Eliot Fellowship
http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/georgeeliot
Warwickshire County Council: George Eliot Particular focus on the George Eliot Collection

T. S. Eliot
http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/eliot/eliot.htm
Modern American Poetry: T. S. Eliot

Samuel Johnson
http://www.samueljohnsonbirthplace.org.uk/index.asp
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Information about life and works
http://www.samueljohnson.com/index.html
Samuel Johnson Sound Bite Page Johnson quotations, including a topical guide

John Keats
http://www.john-keats.com/
John Keats

Abraham Lincoln
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/AbrahamLincoln/
White House: Abraham Lincoln A political view of Lincoln and his career
http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln77.html
Abraham Lincoln Research A general view

Herman Melville
http://www.melville.org/
Herman Melville

John Milton
http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/milton/
Luminarium: John Milton

Alexander Pope
http://www.victorianweb.org/previctorian/pope/popeov.html
Victorian Web: Alexander Pope

William Shakespeare
http://www.bl.uk/shakespeare
British Library: Shakespeare in Quarto Extensive background linked to the original quarto texts
http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/intro/introsu...
InternetShakespeare Shakespeare's life and times

George Bernard Shaw
http://www.online-literature.com/george_bernard_shaw/
Literature Network: George Bernard Shaw/

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/tennyson/index.html
Victorian Web: Alfred, Lord Tennyson

David Thoreau
http://www.thoreausociety.org/
Thoreau Society

Mark Twain
http://www.marktwainhouse.org/man/biography_main.php
Mark Twain House

Virgil
http://www.the-romans.co.uk/virgil.htm
The Romans: Virgil Brief summary with links
http://virgil.org/
Virgil A more scholarly site

Voltaire
http://www.voltaire.ox.ac.uk/www_vf/about_voltaire/biography...
The Voltaire Foundation A good biography
http://www.thegreatdebate.org.uk/Voltaire.html
The Great Debate: Voltaire Biography with links

Oscar Wilde
http://www.wilde-online.info/
Oscar Wilde

William Wordsworth
https://wordsworth.org.uk/home.html
Dove Cottage: William Wordsworth

William Butler Yeats
http://www.yeats-sligo.com/
Yeats Society