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English literature

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Collection

The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
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Additional correspondence of Maria Edgeworth and family

Letters of the engineer, inventor and educationist Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744-1817) and his daughter, the writer Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), 1763-1849.
Shelfmark: MS. 6408
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1763-1849
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Catalogue of an unidentified library, mainly of books published 1800-50 on English literature and European history

Catalogue of an unidentified library, mainly of books published 1800-50 on English literature and European history
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 110
Extents: 139 Leaves
Dates: 1800-1810
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Collection of miscellaneous pieces in Latin and English prose and verse by Robert Parkyn

Collection of miscellaneous pieces in Latin and English prose and verse by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, near Doncaster, Yorks.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. th. d. 15
Extents: 159 Leaves
Dates: 1532-1565
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Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others

Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 57
Extents: 82 Leaves
Dates: 17th century
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A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc.

A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc., written about A.D. 1820-1830.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 284
Extents: 51 Leaves
Dates: written about A.D. 1820-1830
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Contemporary copy of a treatise Judicature in parliament

Contemporary copy of a treatise Judicature in parliament, c.1625.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 223
Extents: 146 pages
Dates: c.1625
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A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636)

A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636)
Shelfmark: Gen. Top. 8°. 628
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1636
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Draft of the Enclosure Award for King's Sutton

Draft of the Enclosure Award for King's Sutton
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Northants a. 4
Extents: 107 Leaves
Dates: Written in about 1805
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English Printed book: The workes of the reuerend and faithfull seruant of Iesus Christ M. Richard Greenham

English Printed book: The workes of the reuerend and faithfull seruant of Iesus Christ M. Richard Greenham, minister and preacher of the Word of God, : collected into one volume: reuised, corrected, and published, for the further building of all such as loue the trueth, and desire to know the power of godlinesse by Richard Greenham and Henry Holland (editor)
Shelfmark: Antiq.d.E.1605.2
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1605
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Extracts from printed English books

Extracts from printed English books
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 19
Extents: 167 pages
Dates: Written in about A.D. 1700
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Historical collections of John Lewis, 1728

Historical collections of John Lewis, 1728.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 313
Extents: 541 pages
Dates: 1728
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Interview of Philip Larkin with Miriam Gross, with correspondence

Typescript interview of Philip Larkin with Miriam Gross for The Observer, with manuscript corrections by Larkin, and associated correspondence.
Shelfmark: MS. 16084
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1979
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J. G. Rideout, 'Byron's reading in English literature', typescript B. Litt. thesis, submitted unsuccessfully, Oxford

J. G. Rideout, 'Byron's reading in English literature', typescript B. Litt. thesis, submitted unsuccessfully, Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 809
Extents: 204 Leaves
Dates: 1939
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Jane Austen autograph manuscript: 'The Watsons'

Jane Austen (1775-1817) autograph manuscript of 'The Watsons', c.1804-1807.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3764
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1804-1807
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Jane Austen autograph manuscript: 'Volume the First'

'Volume the First', holograph fair copies, completed 3 Jun 1793, of early works by Jane Austen, with a few corrections.A pencil note inside the front cover reads 'For my brother Charles', and an explanatory note by C.E.A. [Casandra Austen] is pasted below it.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 7
Extents: 1 volume ; 204 x 161 x 20 mm
Dates: Completed 3 Jun 1793
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Leaf from a sale catalogue of Maggs Bros., with a holograph note by Robert William Chapman to John Sparrow

Leaf from a sale catalogue of Maggs Bros., with a holograph note by Robert William Chapman to John Sparrow, 1944.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 202, fol. 23
Extents: 1.0 leaf
Dates: 1944
Collection

Lectures, Essays, and Notes of D. Nichol Smith

Lectures, essays and notes of D. Nichol Smith, relating to English literature and literary criticism.
Extents: 22 shelfmarks
Dates: 1895-1959
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Lectures on English literature by A. C. Bradley, given at Glasgow

Lectures on English literature by A. C. Bradley, given at Glasgow
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 860
Extents: 191 Leaves
Dates: c. 1895
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Letter from A.A. Milne to Elias Duek-Cohen

Letter from A.A. Milne to Elias Duek-Cohen, 1950.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 108-109
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 1950