Contains 20 different versions of the English Bible from the 10th to the 20th century, including 12 full Bibles, 5 New Testament texts, 2 versions of the Gospels only, and William Tyndale’s translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah, and the New Testament.
Archive of almost every play submitted for licence in England between 1737 and 1824. Also includes The London Stage 1660-1800 which is a searchable database of every performance in London during those years and the Biographical Dictionary of Actors etc. 1660-1800.
Full title: The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues: & with the former translations diligently compared and reuised by his Maiesties speciall Comandement Appointed to be read in Churches.
This resource contains manuscripts of 17th and 18th century verse held in the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. Alongside original compositions are copied verses, translations, songs and riddles.
Manuscripts written or compiled by women in the British Isles during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University, the project seeks to rediscover early modern women authors who were “lost” because their writing exists only in manuscript form.
Provides content and tools to support the study of literature from a variety of sources including primary texts, criticism, full-text journals, book reviews, dissertations, eBooks, reference material, audio, and video.
Presents the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust including the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers and artists. Authors and artists represented include Wordsworth, Coleridge, Lamb, Ruskin, Gainsborough, and others. Also includes over 2,500 fine art pieces from the Wordsworth Trust’s fine art collection.
This resource features the world-famous prompt book collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.
A glossary and language companion to the works of Shakespeare focusing on words that have changed meaning over time or that are no longer used as they were in Shakespeare’s works. Also allows you to find every use of a word across Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets. Includes searchable full-texts of the First Folio and modern language versions of the plays. Access is available on campus and through VPN only.
Contains the full text of hundreds of pre-Victorian English-language works written by women. Works are both fiction and non-fiction. The text of each work is fully searchable. A special subset, Renaissance Women Online, contains 100 works from this period as well as critical commentary.