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English Literature


Primary Texts -- British

Please keep in mind this is a small curated list of the most relevant literary primary source databases at BC Libraries. For more comprehensive listings of historical primary sources, see the Historical Objects guide.

Medieval/Middle English

Early Modern/Renaissance & Restoration

18th Century

19th Century

20th & 21st Century

Multiple Eras

black and white engraving of a dark-haired young woman in black, with a white lace collar

Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Engraving from original Painting by Chappel, 1872