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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Code of Hammurabi
Colonus, Oedipus at
Comedy, The Divine
Comedy of Errors, The
Commentary on Galatians
Common Law, The
Common Prayer, The Book of
Common Sense
Communist Manifesto, The
Compact, Mayflower
Complaint, A Lover's
Compleat Angler, The
Concerning Civil Government
Conduct of the Understanding, On the
Confederation, Articles of
Confession, My (Tolstoy)
Confession, Stavrogin's
Confessions (Augustine)
Confessions (Rousseau)
Conflict of Visions, A
Conic Sections, On
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A
Conoids and Spheroids, On
Conquests and Cultures
Conscience
Constitution, The Athenian (Aristotle)
Constitution of the United States
Constitutional Convention Debates
Contract, Of the Original
Contract, The Social
Conversation, Hints Towards an Essay on
Copernican Astronomy, Epitome of
Copperfield, David
Corinthians, Letter to the (St. Clement)
Coriolanus
Correspondence with Arnauld
Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities
Corruption, On Generation and
Cosmetics
Count of Monte Cristo, The
Courage
Courage, The Red Badge of
Courageous, Captains
Court, On a Certain Lady at
Courtier, The
Cratylus
Creative Evolution
Creed, The Spartan
Creeds, The Sale of
Cressida, Troilus and (Shakespeare)
Crime and Punishment
Criseyde, Troilus and (Chaucer)
Critias
Criticism, Essay on
Critique of Judgement
Critique of Practical Reason
Critique of Pure Reason
Crito
Cromwell
Crowd, Far From the Madding
Crusoe, Robinson
Culture, Race and
Cultures, Conquests and
Cultures, Migrations and
Cures for Love
Cyclops, The
Cylinder, On Sphere and
Cymbeline, King of Britain
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