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Alan Liu, Dept. of English, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Digital Scriptorium
A Prototype Image Database & Visual Union Catalog of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
"...was conceived as an image database of dated and datable medieval and renaissance manuscripts, intended to unite scattered resources into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. It has evolved into a general union catalog designed for the use of paleographers, codicologists, art historians, textual scholars and other researchers."
Part of UC Berkeley - Sunsite

Electronic Text Center for the English Drama
University of Virginia

Early Modern Literary Studies
"...(ISSN 1201-2459) is a refereed journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area. Articles in EMLS examine English literature, literary culture, and language during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; responses to published papers are also published as part of a Readers' Forum."

Literary Resources -- Renaissance
Jack Lynch, Rutgers University

Renaissance Texts - (dead link)
"...prepared by John F. Tinkler, is intended as a (growing) collection of links to Renaissance texts (and related resources), with a special emphasis on the English literature of the period. It is intended as an aid for my courses in Renaissance Literature in the English Department at Towson State University."

Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603)
An extensive collection of texts, articles and resources. A well designed and lovely academic page. Part of Luminarium
By Anniina Jokinen

English Literature and Religion
A Bibliography in Progress "this Web site is a large bibliographical database that lists and indexes writings by and about English figures of literary or spiritual importance, from the Middle Ages to the present century, with primary (though not exclusive) emphasis upon writers within the Anglican tradition."
In addition to the database Prof. Peterson also provides a list of web links, on-line library catalogues and electronic texts.
Created by William S. Peterson, Professor of English, University of Maryland

Five Sixteenth-Century Latin Plays
From the collection of Comedies and Tragedies edited by Nicholas Brylinger, Basle, 1540. Translation C. C. Love

Renaissance Forum
An Electronic Journal of Early-Modern Literary and Historical Studies

University of Oxford Early Printed Books Project


Digital Dante
"The ILTweb Digital Dante Project is a long-term effort of the Institute for Learning Technologies at Columbia University to prototype and develop an online, multimedia Dante-related academic resource combining traditional elements of scholarly research with new communication and presentation possibilities enabled by networked digital technology."

Renaissance Dante in Print (1472-1629)
"THIS EXHIBITION presents Renaissance editions of Dante's Divine Comedy from the John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Dante Collection at the University of Notre Dame, together with selected treasures from The Newberry Library."


The Complete Works of Christopher Marlowe - (dead link)
From the Perseus Project, Tufts University


Milton-L Home Page
Home of the electronic discussion group devoted to the life, literature and times of John Milton


Montaigne Studies - Renaissance Links

Shakespeare - See our separate William Shakespeare page.


The Edmund Spenser Page
"This set of pages is devoted to supporting the reading, study, and discussion of the words of Edmund Spenser. It aims to serve the needs of the scholar, of the student, and of the interested passer-by, offering resources and links of various level of specialization."

Maintained by Mike Madin.
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