Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Bacon is also a candidate for authorship of the plays of William Shakespeare

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List of Works
[Advancement of Learning]   [Essays]   [New Atlantis]   [Novum Organum]  

Advancement of Learning (1623?) [GBWW,HTR]
  • HTML (Two pages, 131 KB & 342 KB) at Renascence Editions
  • HTML (509 KB; 185 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
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Essays (1601) [HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at Bartleby.com
  • Text file (312 KB; 122 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg
  • Finnish Text file (171 KB; 67 KB zipped; may be abridged) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger Publishing, 1992, 184 pg).
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New Atlantis (1626) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 102 KB) at Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning
  • HTML (Single page, 86 KB) at the Constitution Society
  • Text file (85 KB) at the Constitution Society
  • HTML (107 KB; 40 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg
  • Spanish RTF (direct link) at Diccionario Teológico Mercabá (Translator Unknown)

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  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
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Novum Organum (1620) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 491 KB) at The Constitution Society (Translated by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, and Douglas Denon Heath)
  • HTML (Single page, Preface and some aphorisms, 157 KB) at the Hanover Historical Texts Project (Translated by Basil Montague)
  • Latin HTML (8 pages, indexed) at The Classics Page at Ad Fontes Academy

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Peter Urbach and John Gibson (Open Court Publishing Company, 1994, 364 pg).
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Alexandre Dumas (père) (1802-1870)
Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1859)
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852)
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
Claude Bernard (1813-1878)
Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
Emily Brontë (1818-1848)
Karl Marx (1818-1883)
George Eliot (1819-1880)
Herman Melville (1819-1891)
Friedrich Engels (1820-1895)
Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881)
R. D. Blackmore (1825-1900)
Jules Verne (1828-1905)
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Mary Mapes Dodge (1830-1905)
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Henry Adams (1838-1918)
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935)
William James (1842-1910)
Henry James (1843-1916)
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900)
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