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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Critique of Judgement (1790)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
The Science of Right (1790)
Autobiography (Franklin) (pub. 1791)
Life of Samuel Johnson Ll.D. (1791)
The Rights of Man (1792)
Autobiography (Gibbon) (1794; pub. 1796)
Songs of Experience (1794)
Perpetual Peace (1795)
Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1795)
A Letter to a Noble Lord (1796)
Poems (Coleridge) (1796-1817?)
Poems (Wordsworth) (mainly 1797-1808)
Introduction to the Propyläen (1798)
Lyrical Ballads (1798)
Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)
Poems (Scott) (1802-10)
Intimations of Immortality (1803-06)
Prelude (Wordsworth) (1805; pub. 1850)
Phenomenology of Mind (1807)
Poems (Byron) (1807-24)
Faust (1808)
Poetry and Truth (1811)
Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Principles of War (1812)
Poems (Shelley) (1813-22)
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Poems (Keats) (1814-21)
Theory of Fictions (1814)
Emma (1815)
Guy Mannering (1815)
Kubla Khan (1816)
Biographia Literaria (1817)
Manfred (1817)
Frankenstein (1818)
Persuasion (1818)
On Poesy or Art (1818)
The Cenci (1819)
Don Juan (1819-24)
Ivanhoe (1819)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1819-20)
Rip Van Winkle (1819-20)
Journal (Emerson) (1820-76)
Poems (E.B. Browning) (1820-57)
Prometheus Unbound (1820)
A Defence of Poetry (1821; pub. 1840)
Philosophy of Right (1821)
Analytical Theory of Heat (1822)
On Love (1822)
Aids to Reflection (1825)
The Last of the Mohicans (1826)
Cromwell (1827)
Poems (Poe) (1827-49)
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