The Pilgrim's Progress: A Dream that Endures http://www.ctlibrary.com/ch/1986/issue11/1124.html This essay by James Forrest explores the legacy of The Pilgrim's Progress. Particularly, he traces some of the reason's for the book's enduring popularity and its resonance with modern readers. Meet Puritan John Bunyan http://puritanrising.com/2011/09/meet-puritan-john-bunyan-1628-1688/ This site provides a good, concise biography of John Bunyan. The Online Books Page: Online Books by John Bunyan http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupname?key=Bunyan%2C%20John%2C%201628-1688 A link to online versions of much of John Bunyan's corpus. England and English History: Restoration England http://www.englandandenglishhistory.com/english-social-history/-restoration-england-1660-ad This site provides a timeline of important events of the turbulent Restoration period. The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Early Seventeenth Century: Topics) http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/17century/topic_3/welcome.htm This site provides an excellent and scholarly introduction to the literature of the seventeenth century. All of the links on the left side of the page on the seventeenth century are relevant and should be explored. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: Cavalier and Puritan http://www.bartleby.com/217/ Scroll down to Part VII, which is all about John Bunyan. Good, scholarly articles on Bunyan's life, major works, and influence. The English Puritans http://www.monergism.com/thethreshold/sdg/brown/brown_englishpuritan.html This extensive overview of English Puritans will be useful to those who wish to better understand this diverse group of Christians. Map of Pilgrim's Progress http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pilgrim's_Progress_map_small.JPG This engraving from a 1778 edition of The Pilgrim's Progress provides an interesting visualization Christian's journey to the Celestial City.