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http://garamond.stanford.edu/depts/spc/johnson/images.html

added 16.4.2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmund Burke        IR        1729-1797

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/31/
100-best-nonfiction-books-reflections-on-the-revolution-in-france-edmund-burke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horace Walpole        UK        1717-1797

  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/yourlondon/restoration/restoration_2004/horace_walpole.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/restoration/profiles/?2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Gibbon        1737-1794

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/sep/04/
100-best-nonfiction-books-decline-and-fall-of-the-roman-empire-edward-gibbon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Burns        1759-1796

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/robertburns

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/dec/31/robert-burns-poetry

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/jan/01/robert-burns-letters

http://burnsletters.wordpress.com/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2008/jun/10/robertburns 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2006/jan/25/historybooks.comment 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2008/jan/19/poetry.classics 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Johnson        Byname Dr. Johnson        1709-1784

 

 

http://garamond.stanford.edu/depts/spc/johnson/images.html

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http://www.victorianweb.org/previctorian/johnson/sjov.html

http://www.nbbl.demon.co.uk/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2005/apr/02/classics.wordsandlanguage 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2005/apr/02/classics.wordsandlanguage1 

http://garamond.stanford.edu/depts/spc/johnson/intro.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Gray        1716-1771

 

http://www.thomasgray.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laurence Sterne        1713-1768

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_Sterne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Richardson        1689-1761

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/14/
100-best-books-clarissa-samuel-richardson 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Swift        1667-1745

pseudonyms:

Isaac Bickerstaff, A Dissenter,
A Person of Quality,
A Person of Honour, M.B. Drapier,
T.R.D.J.S.D.O.P.I.I.
(The Reverend Doctor Jonathan Switft,
Dean of Partick's in Ireland)

 

http://www.victorianweb.org/previctorian/swift/swiftov.html

http://www.theguardian.com/books/jonathanswift

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/06/
100-novels-swift-gullivers-travels-mccrum 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the Scriblerus Club

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scriblerus_Club 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander Pope        1688-1744

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Pope

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Gay        1685-1732

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Defoe        1660 - 1731

original surname Foe, Defoe altered it in 1703

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Defoe 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18th and 19th century journals

 

http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Evelyn        1620-1706

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Evelyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Pepys        1633-1703

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/pepys_samuel.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Vaughan        1621-1695

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/jan/09/
poem-of-the-week-henry-vaughan 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Bunyan        1628-1688

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/sep/23/
100-best-novels-pilgrims-progress 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester        1647-1680

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2009/feb/25/
poetry-wilmot-earl-rochester 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Milton        1608-1674

 

http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/milton/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/englishcivilwar/index.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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