Welcome to Flora's Library

The following is a representation of the great literary figures and works I studied in college and graduate school. I focused on the works prior to the 1950s. This site links to works in the public domain in the United States.

Old English through the Middle Ages (to ca. 1485)

The 16th Century Renaissance (1485-1603)

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

The Early 17th Century Renaissance (1603-1660)

The Restoration and the 18th Century (1660-1785)

The Romantic Period (1785-1830)

Jane Austen (1775-1817)

The Victorian Age (1830-1901)

The Early 20th Century (1900-1945)

Early American Literature (to ca. 1800)

The Early 19th Century: Romanticism and Transcendentalism

The Late 19th Century: Realism and Naturalism

The Early 20th Century (1900-1945)

Last updated on March 28, 2021.

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