English Literature

Discovering Literature

Click on the links below to explore some of the British Library's finest literary treasures, or visit our new site, Discovering Literature to explore over 1,200 Romantic and Victorian literary treasures, new insights by 60 experts, 25 documentary films, 30 inspirational teachers’ notes and more.

Alice in Wonderland

English Literature Showcases

Shakespeare in quarto

Jane Austen's History of England

Caxton's Chaucer