Literary treasures online from the British Library

Here’s an amazing new treasure trove for literature lovers from the British Library, via the Guardian: 1,200 of its “greatest literary treasures” online in what is expected to become the biggest digital English literature resource, from the earliest known writing of Charlotte Brontë, a charmingly illustrated short story the Villette author penned for her little sister Anne, to Jane Austen’s wry recording of an acquaintance’s dismissal of Pride and Prejudice as “downright nonsense.

Enjoy!

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