British Literature

  • 500


    Date written is uncertain.
  • Apr 29, 700

    A History of the English Church and People

    A History of the English Church and People
    Author: Bede
  • Apr 30, 1370

    The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales
    Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Apr 30, 1470

    Morte d' Arthur

    Morte d' Arthur
    Author: Sir Thomas Malory
  • Period: May 6, 1485 to

    Renaissance Period

  • May 6, 1575

    Sonnet 1

    Sonnet 1
    Author: Edmund Spenser
  • Sonnet 29

    Author: William Shakespeare
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    Author: William Shakespeare
  • King James Bible

    Translated: King James
  • Period: to

    Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

  • Meditation 17

    Author: John Donne
  • A Modest Proposal

    Author: Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's Travels

    Gulliver's Travels
    Author: Jonathan Swift
  • Elegy Written in a COuntry Churchyard

    Author: Thomas Gray
  • To a Mouse

    To a Mouse
    Author: Robert Burns
  • The Lamb

    Author: William Blake
  • Tintern Abbey

    Tintern Abbey
    Author: William Wordsworth
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Period: to

    Romantic Period

  • Ozymandias

    Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Ode to a Nightingale

    Ode to a Nightingale
    Author: John Keats
  • Period: to

    Victorian Period

  • Charlotte Bronte

    Jane Eyre
  • Charles Dickens

    Hard Times
  • Robert Browning

    Robert Browning
    My Last Duchess
    Life in a Love
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Lady of Shalott
  • Period: to

    Modern and Postmodern Periods

  • Rupert Brooke

    The Soldier
  • D.H. Lawrence

    The Rocking Horse Winner
  • William Butler Yeats

    William Butler Yeats
    When You Are Old
    The Second Coming
  • George Orwell

    Shooting an Elephant
  • T.S. Eliot

    The Hollow Men
  • The Exeter Book

    The Exeter Book
    Author: Alfred the Great
  • Period: to Apr 29, 1485

    Old English/Medieval

    Beginnings of English