English 245 with Dr. G @ SUNY TC3     




Link Library




Syllabus & Schedule





1. Classical Britain

2. Beowulf 1

3. Beowulf 2

4. Middle Ages

5. Romance

6. Sir Gawain

7. Malory

8. Chaucer's Miller

9. Wife of Bath

10. Religious Protest

11. Biblical Drama

12. Play of Mnkind

13. Early Modern Period

14. Thomas More

15. Philip Sidney

16. Print Culture

17. Walter Raleigh

18. Twelfth Night 1

19. Twelfth Night  2

20. Civil War

21. An Age of Irreverence

22. Aphra Behn

23. Reading Papers

24. Gulliver

25. Rape of the Lock

26. School for Scandal

27. New God

28. Revolution

Final Exam


Bust of Pope      
          General resources

General libraries and collections

Subject Resource Guide for Literature at TC3 Library

The British Library

British History Online by the University of London and History of Parliament Trust

Great Britain Historical Geographical Information System by University of Portsmouth

Treasures from the National Archives, National Archives of the United Kingdom

Official Website of the British Monarchy


Bloomsbury Dictionary of English Literature (1997), ed. Marion Wynne-Davies, Bloomsbury

Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, ed. by John William Cousin (frame- and JavaScript-dependent HTML at Bibliomania)

A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (London: J.M. Dent; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1910), by John William Cousin (Gutenberg text)

Essays and Studies

English Literary Criticism, by Charles Edwyn Vaughan, ed. by C. H. Herford (Gutenberg text)

Critical Essays and Literary Fragments (from "An English Garner"), ed. by Edward Arber and Thomas Seccombe, contrib. by John Churton Collins (Gutenberg text)

Histories: General

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes (based on editions by New York: G. Putnam's Sons, 1907-1921), ed. by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller, William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, and Carl Van Doren (HTML at Bartleby)

From Chaucer to Tennyson, With Twenty-Nine Portraits and Selections From Thirty Authors, by Henry A. Beers (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)

A History of English Literature, by Robert Huntington Fletcher (Gutenberg text)

English Literature: Its History and Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World, by William J. Long (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)

Outlines of English and American Literature: An Introduction to the Chief Writers of England and America, to the Books They Wrote, and to the Times in Which They Lived, by William J. Long (Gutenberg text)

Literary Geography and Travel-Sketches (New York: Duffield and Company, 1912), by William Sharp, ed. by Elizabeth A. Sharp (HTML at pair.com)

Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML)

A Timeline of English Poetry, by the Department of English at the University of Toronto.

Histories: Middle Ages

Netserf: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources by Dr. Andrea R. Harbin (ed.).

The Orb: Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies by Kathryn Talarico.

Teams Middle English Texts from Robbins Library at University of Rochester.

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies from Georgetown University.

Anthology of Middle English Literature from Luminarium.

Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse from University of Michigan

Internet Medieval Sourcebook from Fordham University

The Online Classical & Medieval Library, ed. Roy Tennant at Berkeley

Histories: Early Modern Period

Tudor History from Tudorhistory.org

The Battle of Bosworth Field from the Richard III Society

Early Modern England Sourcebook from www.EnglishHistory.org

Luminarium: 16th Century Rennaissance English Literature

Uniting the Kingdoms 1066-1603 from the UK National Archive

Histories: Restoration and Eighteenth Century

The Royal Society maintains a web page.

English Bill of Rights 1689 from the Yale Law School

Industrial revolution links

The eighteenth-century novel from Mantex

John Dryden from Bartleby.

William Harvey from Bartleby

Samuel Pepys Diary 

Stanford Seminar on Enlightenment and Revolution by Michael Marrinan

 Copyright 2008 by Gary H. Gutchess.