Works of literature

From the Romantic poetry of Blake, Shelley and Keats to the Victorian novels of Dickens, Eliot and the Brontë sisters, and beyond to fin de siècle works by Wilde, explore 50 of the most famous works of literature from 1780 – 1901.

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  • The Prelude (Book I)

    Created by: William Wordsworth

    The subtitle of The Prelude is ‘Growth of a Poet’s Mind’. William Wordsworth (1770 – ...

  • 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'

    Created by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s (1792 – 1834) experimental, supernatural poem was originally published in ...

  • 'The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point'

    Created by: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s (1806 – 1861) original version of this anti-slavery poem appeared in ...

  • The Time Machine

    Created by: H G Wells

    A scientific romance by H G Wells (1866 – 1946), published in 1895. Wells had part of a ...

  • The War of the Worlds

    Created by: H G Wells

    A scientific romance by H G Wells (1866 – 1946), published in 1898. A terrifying fable, the novel was ...

  • 'To a Skylark'

    Created by: Percy Bysshe Shelley

    The Romantics believed that the healing power of the imagination could enable people to transcend their everyday ...

  • 'To Autumn'

    Created by: John Keats

    John Keats (1795 – 1821) composed his sensuous ode ‘To Autumn’ in September 1819. He was ...

  • Wuthering Heights

    Created by: Emily Bronte

    Emily Brontë’s (1818 – 1848) only novel, published in 1847. Blending realism, romance and the ...