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This page contains links to 91 related, mostly freely accessible online resources, comprising general 18th-century resources and specialized Thomas Gray resources. The Websites have been reviewed individually and have been found both to be stable and wide-ranging in their target audiences. The links are organized by resource type of the external resources and are checked regularly. If you want to recommend a site or have your own relevant documents or project included in this related links page, please e-mail the editor with your name, the URL(s) of the resource(s), and a brief description.

General 18th-century resources

  1. International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies with links to national, regional, and associated societies, and the ISECS-direct membership database
  2. Eighteenth-Century Resources maintained by Jack Lynch, Rutgers University
  3. English Literature: Restoration & 18th-century at Voice of the Shuttle, UCSB
  4. C18-L: Resources for 18th-century studies across the disciplines at Penn State
  5. Calls For Papers: Eighteenth Century at the University of Pennsylvania
  6. English Literature (18th century) resources at Intute: Humanities, University of Oxford
  7. Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) from Gale and ECCO-TCP at the University of Michigan (subscription required)
  8. Electronic Enlightenment digital correspondence project, University of Oxford (subscription required)
  9. London 1753 exhibition at the British Museum
  10. Enlightenment exhibition at the British Museum
  11. Georgians Revealed exhibition at the British Library
  12. Locating London's Past, a searchable GIS-compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map
  13. English Poets of the Eighteenth Century, selected and edited with an introduction by Ernest Bernbaum. Online at Project Gutenberg
  14. The Sister Arts: British Gardening, Painting, & Poetry 1700-1832, ed. by Lisa L. Moore, The University of Texas at Austin
  15. Eighteenth Century in the dmoz Open Directory Project
  16. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, in 18 volumes, ed. by A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller et al. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons; Cambridge, England: CUP, 1907-21: Volume IX: English "From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift", Volume X: English "The Age of Johnson", Volume XI: English "The Period of the French Revolution", at Bartleby Great Books Online
  17. The Harvard Classics, in 51 volumes, ed. by Charles W. Eliot. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1909: Volume 40: English Poetry (Vol. I): "From Chaucer to Gray" and Volume 41: English Poetry (Vol. II): "From Collins to Fitzgerald", at the Internet Archive
  18. Restoration and 18th-century English poetry bibliography [DOC], part of A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism and Philology by José Ángel García Landa, University of Zaragoza, Spain
  19. 18th Century Blog in Literature Compass from Blackwell Publishing
  20. Romantic Circles, ed. by Neil Fraistat, Steven E. Jones, and Carl Stahmer, published by the University of Maryland
  21. English Literature: Restoration and 18th-Century (1660-1785) in Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature, ed. by Anniina Jokinen
  22. Spenser and the Tradition: English Poetry 1579-1830, ed. by David H. Radcliffe, Virginia Tech
  23. 18th Century Bibliography, ed. by Ian Franklin, South East Essex College of Arts and Technology, Southend
  24. 18th Century Online Encyclopedia: Enlightenment and Revolution, ed. by Kevin D. Dodson, Lamar University and Guy Toubiana, The Citadel
  25. The Long Eighteenth, 18th-century blog, Carrie Shanafelt, City University of New York, and David Mazella, University of Houston
  26. Textual Studies, 1500-1800, early modern textual studies blog, Kevin Curran, University of North Texas
  27. EighteenthCentury.org blog, George H. Williams, University of South Carolina Upstate
  28. Early Modern Online Bibliography blog, Anna Battigelli, SUNY Plattsburgh, and Eleanor Shevlin, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  29. Eighteenth-Century Book Tracker, ed. by Benjamin F. Pauley, Eastern Connecticut State University
  30. 18thConnect, a collaborative online research environment for scholars working on the literature, history, the fine arts, and philosophy of the long eighteenth century (1660-1800)
  31. The 18th-Century Common, a public space for sharing the research of scholars who study eighteenth-century cultures with nonacademic readers
  32. Persistent Enlightenment, a blog about the Enlightenment, considered both as an historical period and as an ongoing project
  33. Digital Miscellanies Index, an online database of the 1,000 poetic miscellanies published over the course of the eighteenth century, at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
  34. History of the Eighteenth Century in Ten Poems, a podcast series offering an alternative history of the eighteenth century in ten poems that illustrate the everyday and the extraordinary, the comic and the serious aspects of the period, at the University of Oxford
  35. Romantic Textualities, an online peer-reviewed journal that focuses on Literature and Print Culture, 1780-1840
  36. RECSO: Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Studies Oxford, English Faculty, University of Oxford
  37. vd18: a collaborative DFG-funded digital library of books printed in German-speaking countries in the eighteenth-century, hosted by SUB Göttingen

Thomas Gray resources

  1. Overviews
    1. Thomas Gray (1716—1771), poet and literary scholar at Oxford Index
    2. Thomas Gray in Literature Online (LION) published by Proquest (subscription required)
    3. Thomas Gray (1716-1771) in The Literary Encyclopedia (subscription required)
    4. Gray, Thomas from The Literary Gothic, ed. by Jack G. Voller, Southern Illinois University
    5. Thomas Gray (1716-1771) in English Literature: Restoration and 18th-Century (1660-1785), part of Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature
  2. Texts
    1. The Complete Poems of Thomas Gray: English, Latin and Greek, ed. H. W. Starr and J. R. Hendrickson. Oxford: OUP 1966 (Oxford Scholarly Editions Online, May 2014) (subscription required)
    2. Gray, Thomas from Representative Poetry Online, ed. by Ian Lancashire, University of Toronto Libraries
    3. Gray, Thomas: e-texts from the Oxford Text Archive, University of Oxford
    4. Thomas Gray books from HathiTrust Digital Library
    5. Thomas Gray books from Europeana Libraries
    6. Gray, Thomas (1716-1771): e-texts from Project Gutenberg
    7. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250-1900. Thomas Gray. 1716-1771 at Bartleby Great Books Online
    8. Eliot, Charles W., ed. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics. Thomas Gray. 1716-1771 at Bartleby Great Books Online
    9. The complete poetical works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver Goldsmith. With biographical sketches and notes. Ed. by Epes Sargent. Online at MOA
    10. The poetical works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie. With a memoir of each. Online at MOA
    11. The poetical works of Thomas Gray. Ed. with a life by Rev. John Mitford. Online at MOA
    12. Thomas Gray works online at the Internet Archive
    13. "Elegia scritta in un cimitero di campagna", trad. di T. Weil, Giotto Ulivi high school
    14. ECCO's digital library of Gray's works from Gale (subscription required)
    15. Extract from Journal in the Lakes at Norton Topics Online: The Romantic Period, W.W. Norton & Co.
    16. Eleven early appearances (1751-1768) of Gray's Elegy, including authorized versions and unauthorized re-printings by Benjamin Pauley, Eastern Connecticut State University
  3. Quotations
    1. John Bartlett, comp. (1820-1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919. Thomas Gray. 1716-1771 at Bartleby Great Books Online
    2. Thomas Gray from Wikiquote
  4. Illustrations
    1. Blake's Illustrations to Gray's "Poems" (116 water-colour illustrations) from the William Blake Archive
    2. Blake's Illustrations of Thomas Gray's poetry (samples) from the Virtual Museum of Education Iconics
    3. William Blake, Illustrations to Gray from The Dictionary of Sensibility, University of Virginia
    4. Blake's Illustrations of Thomas Gray's poetry from the Bridgeman Art Library, London
    5. Thomas Gray portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, London
    6. Thomas Gray-related materials at the British Museum, London
  5. Audio/Video
    1. Poems by Thomas Gray set to music by John Wall Callcott, at CPDL
    2. "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" read by Anton Lesser (audio recording [MP3]) at The Norton Anthology of English Literature Archive, W.W. Norton & Co.
    3. "Elegy" read by Walter Rufus Eagles (audio recording [RealAudio]), part of his Anthology of Lyrical Audio Poetry in Modern English
    4. Thomas Gray (1716-1771) at Eighteenth-Century Audio: A Collection of Aural Poetry, University of Mary Washington
    5. "Elegy" read by Lavinia Greenlaw (video recording [RealVideo/WMV]) in the "Poets On Screen" library of Literature Online (LION) (subscription required)
    6. Poetry Moment: Thomas Gray, poetry readings blog
    7. "Elegy" read by Jason Mills at Entertonement
  6. Biographies
    1. Encyclopædia Britannica: Thomas Gray
    2. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Gray, Thomas at Information Please
    3. Thomas Gray from the Wikipedia
    4. Gray, Thomas (1716-1771) by George E. Haggerty, University of California
    5. Gray, Thomas (1716-1771) by John D. Baird, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 (subscription required)
  7. Literary Criticism
    1. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907-21). Volume X. The Age of Johnson. VI. Gray at Bartleby Great Books Online
    2. Thomas Gray books at Questia Online Library (subscription required)
    3. Poetry reviews: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, by Thomas Gray by Lili Melton at Helium: Arts & Humanities: Literature: Poets & Poetry
    4. "A Long Story" by Thomas Gray (1716-1771) by Martin Porter
    5. Hyper-Concordance of Gray's "Elegy" by Mitsu Matsuoka, Nagoya University, Japan
    6. Analyzing the Ode ["The Bard"] by C. John Holcombe at Text Etc.
  8. Institutions
    1. Peterhouse, Cambridge: Eminent Petreans: Thomas Gray (1716-1771), brief biography
    2. Pembroke College, Cambridge: Pembroke Past and Present
  9. Stoke Poges
    1. Thomas Gray 2016: The Stoke Poges website celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Gray
    2. The Stoke Poges Memorial to Thomas Gray from Stoke Poges Parish Council
    3. Buckinghamshire photographs (Stoke Poges) from the Buckinghamshire County Council
    4. St Giles Church from the Stoke Poges village web site
    5. Thomas Gray's Tomb at Poets' Graves