This Bibliomania website features the full text of Lewis Carroll's famous children's book, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." A summary note explains the context of the novel and introducing its characters and major plot elements.
This Bibliomania website provides full text for both the "complete version" and the "shorter version" of Oscar Wilde's poem "The Ballad of Reading Gaol." A brief introduction is provided with information on the context and meaning of the work as well as quotations ("each man kills the thing he loves").
Bibliomania provides the complete text of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." Text is separated into chapters, and is an excellent example of regionalism, satire, theme, and irony.
Providing the text of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress," this website also has information on the life of Bunyan as well as the characters and significance of his famous written work.
This full text of Louisa May Alcott's An Old Fashioned Girl tells the story of Polly, the old-fashioned girl, who rides to the city on a load of furniture in a farmer's cart. She goes to Boston where she wants to work as a music teacher and a tale follows that is peculiarly like that of Alcott's fortunes.
This Bibliomania.com site a biography of the 19th century American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). Discusses his parents, early youth, education, literary ambitions, years of travel and study, Harvard tenure, love for children, and writing. Includes analysis of major works and quotations from poems.
Read Charlotte Bronte's 1847 novel "Jane Eyre." It is fictionalised autobiography of its author that follows the fortunes of the heroine who comes to work for the mysterious Mr. Rochester.
Read Charlotte Bronte's "Shirley." The novel is set in the north of England, specifically Yorkshire, in the later years of the Napoleonic Wars and the time of the Luddite riots.
This website provides the full text of Emily Bronte's novel, "Wuthering Heights." There is a brief paragraph introducing the context, characters, and significance of this "tale of heartbreak and mystery."
This site from Bibliomania presents the full text version of Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol". A brief summary of the novel is also included. A great site to check out on the subject.