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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De Magnete (1600)
As You Like It (1601)
Essays (Bacon) (1601)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1601)
Troilus and Cressida (1602)
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will (1602)
All's Well That Ends Well (1603)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1604)
Measure For Measure (1605)
Othello, Moor of Venice (1605)
King Lear (1606)
Macbeth (1606)
Antony and Cleopatra (1607)
Coriolanus (1608)
The Declaration of Sentiments (1608)
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1608)
Timon of Athens (1608)
Cymbeline, King of Britain (1609)
Sonnets (Shakespeare) (1609)
The Starry Messenger (1610)
King Henry the Eighth (1611)
The Winter's Tale (1611)
The Tempest (1612)
Don Quixote (1615)
Sermons (Donne) (c. 1615-1631)
Epitome of Copernican Astronomy (1618-1621)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
Novum Organum (1620)
Advancement of Learning (1623?)
New Atlantis (1626)
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (1628)
Rules for the Direction of the Mind (1628)
Minor Poems (Milton) (1632-1674)
Religio Medici (1635)
Discourse on Method (1637)
Geometry (1637)
Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (1638)
The Life of Dr. John Donne (1640; rev. 1658)
Scientific Treatises (Pascal) (1640-1658)
Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
Objections Against the Meditations and Replies (1641)
Letters (Pascal) (1643-1661)
Areopagitica (1644)
On Education (1644)
The Book of Five Rings (1645)
On the Circulation of the Blood (1649)
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