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 (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, 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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The Way of the World (1700)
The Shortest-Way with the Dissenters (1702)
Battle of the Books (1704)
Opticks (pub. 1704)
A Tale of a Tub (1704)
New Essays Concerning Human Understanding (Leibniz) (c. 1705)
On the Conduct of the Understanding (pub. 1706)
Hints Towards an Essay on Conversation (1709)
The Principles of Human Knowledge (1710)
Journal to Stella (1710-13; pub. 1766)
An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (1711)
Essay on Criticism (1711)
Rape of the Lock (1712; rev. 1714, 1717)
Three Dialogues (1713)
Monadology (1714)
Minor Poems (Pope) (1717?)
The Education of Women (1719)
Robinson Crusoe (1719)
A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet (1721)
Persian Letters (1721)
Moll Flanders (1723)
Gulliver's Travels (1726)
On the Death of Esther Johnson (Stella) (1729)
A Modest Proposal (1729)
Essay on Man (1733-34)
Letters on the English (1734)
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics (1735)
Journals (Wesley) (1735-1786)
A Treatise of Human Nature (1739)
Joseph Andrews (1742)
A Hunting Song (or, A Hunting We Will Go) (c. 1745?)
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections (1746)
Zadig (1747)
Essays Moral and Political (Hume) (1748)
An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
Of the Original Contract (1748)
Spirit of Laws (1748)
Tom Jones (1749)
The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749)
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