Johann Wolfgang von Goethe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe Wikipedia article on Goethe the-sorrows-of-young-werther.com http://www.the-sorrows-of-young-werther.com/ A website that will email Werther's letters to your inbox. Project Gutenberg edition of The Sorrows of Young Werther http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=2527 The text of the novel in the Carlyle/Boylan translation. Jame's MacPherson's "Ossian" http://solomonspalding.com/SRP/Ossian/MacPidx0.htm 1796 Edition of the Poems of Ossian Catullus poem 2 http://rudy.negenborn.net/catullus/text2/e2.htm One of Catullus' infamous bird poems. Catullus poem 3 http://rudy.negenborn.net/catullus/text2/e3.htm Another of Catullus' bird poems. Dictionary of Sensibility http://www.engl.virginia.edu/enec981/dictionary/intro.html An excellent project started by the University of Virginia English Department that documents the rise of sentimental literature in the eighteenth century. Contains some examples from Werther.