Quality Links

All these sites provide excellent, free material.


Beowulf

The Old English text and a literal translation -
www.heorot.dk/beo-intro-rede.html

Old English dictionaries -
www.lexilogos.com/english/english_old.htm


Catullus Life and Works

Catullus Translations -
www.negenborn.net/catullus/


Cavalcanti Life and Works

Italian texts of Guido Cavalcanti’s poems -
www.liberliber.it/mediateca/libri/c/cavalcanti/rime/html/rime_01.htm


Chateaubriand Life and Works

The complete French text (with supplementary material) of the Mémoires d’Outre-Tombe -
www.bacdefrancais.net/mem_outre.php

The French text of René -
athena.unige.ch/athena/chateaubriand/chateaubriand_rene.html

The French text of Atala -
athena.unige.ch/athena/chateaubriand/chateaubriand_atala.html

The French text of Les Aventures Du Dernier Abencerage -
athena.unige.ch/athena/chateaubriand/chateaubriand_aventures_abencerage.html

The French text of the Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem -
archive.org/details/itinrairedepa00chat

The French text of Voyage en Italie -
fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Voyage_en_Italie_%28Chateaubriand%29


Chaucer Life and Works

The ELF Middle English text of Canterbury Tales and other material -
www.canterburytales.org/canterbury_tales.html

The Online Medieval and Classical Library Middle English text of Troilus and Criseyde -
omacl.org/Troilus/


Chinese Life and Culture

China The Beautiful -
www.chinapage.org/about.html

English translations of Tang Dynasty poetry by Hei Fengcong/Lengmen Daoshi/R. Earle Harris -
tangshi.tuxfamily.org/


Dante Life and Works

Great Dante (Italian and Latin source texts here) -
www.greatdante.net/

Dante Online -
www.danteonline.it/english/opere_indice.htm


Elizabethan Poetry

Luminarium -
www.luminarium.org/lumina.htm

Matthew G Scarsbrook’s interesting Marlowe Site -
www.matthewgscarsbrook.com-a.googlepages.com/christophermarlowe


French Literature and Source Text Links

Classic poetry, the French texts -
poesie.webnet.fr/lesgrandsclassiques/poemes/liste_auteurs_a.html

Zeroland, links to French Literature -
www.zeroland.co.nz/literature3.html

Du Bellay -Les Antiquités de Rome -
abu.cnam.fr/cgi-bin/donner_html?antiquites1

Les Regrets-
fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Les_Regrets_%28du_Bellay%29


Gawain

The Middle English text of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -
www.yorku.ca/inpar/sggk_replica.pdf


Goethe

The German text of Faust from Project Gutenberg -

Part I -
www.gutenberg.org/etext/2229

Part II -
www.gutenberg.org/etext/2230

The German text of Goethe’s works -
www.zeno.org/Literatur/M/Goethe,+Johann+Wolfgang


Latin Source Texts

The Latin Library -
www.thelatinlibrary.com/

Rome Literature -
blogs.dalton.org/rome/

Carmina Burana - The original text from Bibliotheca Augustana -
www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost13/CarminaBurana/bur_car0.html


Leopardi

Source text of the Canti -
www.classicitaliani.it/index016.htm


Ovid His Life and Works

Larry Avis Brown -
larryavisbrown.homestead.com/

The Ovid Collection at U. of Virginia -
etext.virginia.edu/latin/ovid/


Petrarch His Life and Works

Peter Sadlon -
petrarch.petersadlon.com/petrarch.html

Texts in Italian including the Canzoniere -
www.classicitaliani.it/index180.htm


Quasimodo

A selection of poems by Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian text -
www.poesie.reportonline.it/poesie-di-salvatore-quasimodo/index.html

Quasimodo and others, Italian text -
www.incontroallapoesia.it/poesie%20salvatore_quasimodo.htm


Rilke

The German text of his works -
www.dichterseiten.de/gedichte--Rilke--c.html


Russian Literature on the Net

The Poets, texts in Russian -
writerstob.narod.ru/stihi/stihi.htm

Various great works in translation -
jrusk.tripod.com/russian/russian.html

The Silver Age -
www.ualberta.ca/~lmalcolm/poetry/index.html#contents

Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin -
www.rvb.ru/pushkin/01text/04onegin/01onegin/0836.htm


The Seafarer: Old English Text

www.usask.ca/english/seafarer/TOC.htm


Spanish Poetry

Spanish texts of various poets including Hernández, Neruda and Machado -
www.poesia-inter.net/index.htm

Spanish texts of various periods -
www.sonferrer.com/

A wealth of Spanish texts, including Rafael Alberti (indexed under R) -
www.poetaspoemas.com/

Poetry texts from various Spanish-speaking countries -
www.los-poetas.com/

A varied anthology of Spanish poetry -
spanishpoems.blogspot.co.uk/

Garcia Lorca’s Complete Works in Spanish -
federicogarcialorca.net

Pablo Neruda’s Life and Works -
www.neruda.uchile.cl/


Troubadour Poetry: Occitan language source texts

Leonardo Malcovati’s Troubadour site: many Occitan texts and some English translations -
www.trobar.org/troubadours/

The Trovatori site at Rialto: many Occitan texts and some Italian translations-
www.rialto.unina.it/BdT.htm

The invaluable Occitan Lexicon: a short Occitan/French dictionary -
lengadoc.chez.com/lexic_medieval.htm


The Wanderer: Old English Text

www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/eduweb/engl403/wanderer.htm


Translations and e-Books

A major library of quality translations - Brian Cole’s Brindin Press -
www.brindin.com/main.htm

Athelstane E-texts - Nick Hodson’s fascinating e-text creation site -
www.athelstane.co.uk/index.htm

Tim Chilcott’s fine translation site, including Rimbaud, Lao-Tze, Basho, Racine and the Gospels -
www.tclt.org.uk/

James Huddleston’s translation of Homer’s Odyssey-
www.library.northwestern.edu/homer/

Free books online at U. of Adelaide -

https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/

The Online Books Page - John Mark Ockerbloom at U. Penn. -
digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

Project Gutenberg - Michael Hart’s Free Text Library -
www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

World Public Library -
worldlibrary.net/

Free e-Books for your PDA -
www.manybooks.net/

Eldritch Press - Eric Eldritch’s Free Archive -
eldritchpress.org/

The Internet Public Library-
www.ipl.org/

The Internet Archive -
www.archive.org/details/texts

No Fear Shakespeare: Shakespeare’s plays ‘translated’ into modern idiom -
nfs.sparknotes.com/


Poetry Sites

The Poetry Foundation - Literary journalism, everything poetic, online archive -
www.poetryfoundation.org/

International Poetry - Point Editions
www.point-editions.com/

Paul Hurt’s Linkage Site - including Poetry and Criticism
www.linkagenet.com/index.htm


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