A bibliography is an organised list or digital database containing a collection of references to published literature, including books, journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings, reports, etc.
Manuscripts and manuscript fragments from the Anglo-Saxon period.
Includes the Exeter Manuscripts, Saints' Lives and Homilies, Manuscripts in France, and more.
To find material from the Medieval literary period (up to c1500), try searching the resources below:
For help using these resources, see the guides on this page.
Visit the Archives and Special Collections libguide to find out more about the Medieval and Early Modern materials at the University, including Syon Abbey manuscripts, rare books and historical maps.
Visit the webpage for University of Exeter's Centre for Medieval Studies to see details of current and past research projects.
Please note: In order to search the full document text of items in EEBO, you will need to change the drop down box next to the search box from 'Anywhere except full text' to 'Anywhere'
You can use theoption to help you complete the search form.
The illustration below shows you how to Look for and select Shakespeare from the list
Once you havethe click Add to search to continue.
When searching Literature Online, you can refine your search by literary period.
Click on Advanced Search and choose Primary Texts on the left side of the page.
Click on Look up Literary Periods.
Either search for Medieval Period or browse alphabetically and select Medieval Period, 1100-1500 and add to search.
You can add additional keywords and author details if you like, or just click Search to see everything under this category in the database.
Use this guide from the British Library to: "Explore unique collection items and expert articles relating to some of the earliest works of English literature and most influential figures in literary history."
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