The British Columbia Digital
Digital Library Collections By Subject: Literature:
15th-16th Centuries Present Era
Includes the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.
See also later centuries Literature: General
Works names of languages for example, British
Texts and Women.
- Bibliothèque Virtuelles Humanistes. Tours, France: Université François-Rabelais. Digital facsimile collection of works published between the early 1500s and 1600s that can be searched or browsed a variety of ways. Date accessed: 2004-08-22. Date added: 2004-08-22.
- BIVIO  (Biblioteca
Virtuale On-line). Pisa, Italy: Centro di Ricerche Informatiche per i Beni Culturali
Studi sul Rinascimento. Bilingual interface: Italian and
English. Full-text searchable or author-browsable library in HTML format
of Renaissance texts. Date added: 2002-09-08.
The British Library Copies. Edited by Barbara Bordalejo, Canterbury Tales Project, De Montfort
University. Online edition. Also available on CD-ROM from Scholarly Digital
Editions. Digital facsimiles of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales published
in 1476 and 1483. For the British Library site, see Caxton's Chaucer.  Date accessed: 2004-08-22. Date added:
- Caxton's Chaucer. British Library. Part of: Treasures in Full. This site contains digital
facsimiles of the 1476 and 1483 editions of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
and lets you compare them side by side. For another version, see Caxton's
The British Library Copies. Date accessed: 2004-08-22. Date added: 2004-10-31.
- CERES (Cambridge
English Renaissance Electronic Service, University of Cambridge). A variety of
full-text scholarly resources relating to English Renaissance literature are
- Digital Facsimiles and
through HAMNET. Washington, DC: Folger Shakespeare Library.
Partial and complete digital facsimiles of works by William Shakespeare, Edmund
Spenser, and Thomas Trevelyon in the 16th and 17th centuries. Date accessed:
2004-08-24. Date added: 2004-08-24.
- Electronic Resources for Early Modern History.
United Kingdom: OTDS. As of September 2002, contains works by and about  Sir
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) and resources relating to Gloucestershire. Date
Resources for Research (Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies,
University of Toronto). Guide to Internet/Web resources with an international
focus. Coverage includes Graeco-Roman and early Christian Church works.
Textes électroniques et Études sur la Renaissance
(Université de Poitiers, France). Guide to electronic texts for
- Gradual from Maundy Thursday to the Vigil of Pentecost: Musicological, Liturgical, and Artistic Annotations for a 16th Century Gradual. Hosted by the Claremont Colleges Digital Library. Summary: " This illuminated Renaissance manuscript, officially named " Denison Library, Perkins 4. Gradual. s. XVI," is a choir book that contains Latin text and plainsong music sung by cantors and choir at the Roman Catholic Church mass. The book
was created in northern France, probably Rouen, in the early 16th century." Date accessed: 2007-09-23. Date added: 2007-09-23.
- Legends. California: Paula Katherine Marmor, 1997-. A guide to Web resources on British life and literature from medieval to the Renaissance times. Date accessed: 2005-05-23. Date added: 2005-05-23.
- Montpellier Early Modern English Documents.
Montpellier, France: Centre d'Études et de Recherches sur la Renaissance Anglaise.
Selected English documents transcribed to HTML. Date added: 2002-09-07.
- Online Resources for Incunabula Research. Compiled by Klaus Graf.
Variant (wiki) title: InkunabelLinks. Hosted on his NetbibWiki site, visitors can update the information. Date
accessed: 2004-08-22. Date added: 2004-08-22.
- Renaissance Electronic
Texts (Ian Lancashire, general editor hosted by University of Toronto
- Shakespeare in Quarto. London: British Library. Part of: Treasures in Full. Digital facsimiles of the British Library’s 93 copies of the 21 plays in Shakespeare quartos. You can compare up to two different texts side by side. The site includes background resources on the plays and their performance at the Globe Theatre and other venues. Date accessed: 2004-10-31. Date added: 2004-10-31.
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