Essays: English literary essays, essay writing, great essayists
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English Literature Essays. From Literature-Study-Online
A structured guide to a wealth of sites helpful in the study of English Literature. Ian Mackean’s English Literature Essays page publishes essays on a wide variety of authors and aspects of literature, some by himself and others by lecturers and students from all over the world, and it also links to his English Literature Discussion Forum.
English Essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay.
Four centuries of the development of English prose are illustrated by 24 works from 17 authors, ranging from those best known for the essay, like Addison and Hazlitt, to those, like Jonson and Coleridge, whose poetic spirit infuses all their writings. Harvard Classics
Information on writing essays, tips.
More than 20,000 essays on all topics.
Great essayists *
The English essayists: a comprehensive selection from the works of the great essayists, from Lord Bacon to John Ruskin.
Internet Archive. Downloadable texts.