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British Literary Manuscripts

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British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen.


British Literary Manuscripts Online is published in two parts:


British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance


British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900


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Date Coverage

12th century-


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