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From Beowulf to Chaucer, the British Library makes 1,000 years of rich literary history freely available online

Bringing together over 50 unique medieval manuscripts and early print editions from the 8th to 16th centuries, Discovering Literature: Medieval presents a new way to explore some of the earliest works and most influential figures of English literature. From the first complete translation of the Bible in the English language to the first work authored by a woman in English, the website showcases many rarities and ?firsts? in the history of English literature.
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