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Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Liza Knapp

9780198813934
Paperback
May 2019

Very Short Introductions

Leo Tolstoy is one of the greatest novelists ever to have lived, whose books have stood the test of time to remain widely recognised as literary masterpieces today. This Very Short Introduction explores his celebrated novels and nonfiction writings to reveal the core themes and thought at the heart of Tolstoy's work.

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Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jenny Hartley

9780198714996
Paperback
February 2019

Very Short Introductions

Jenny Hartley introduces Charles Dickens's life and works, looking at the vitality of his characters and the energy which surges through his writing. Examining the themes running through his books, she considers the institutions which influenced his work (such as the workhouse) and looks at his critique of nineteenth century society.

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Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Laura Marcus

9780199669240
Paperback
July 2018

Very Short Introductions

Autobiography is one of the most popular of written forms. Laura Marcus defines what autobiographies are, considering their relationship with similar literary forms, and analysing the core themes in autobiographical writing. She also discusses how autobiography offers the most fundamental accounts of what it means to be a self in the world.

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Robert Browning: Selected Writings

£14.99

Richard Cronin, Dorothy McMillan

9780198797623
Paperback
February 2018

21st Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Robert Browning (1812-1889). The edition includes the very first poem he published to works written at the end of his life, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Selected Writings

£14.99

Josie Billington, Philip Davis

9780198797630
Paperback
February 2018

21st Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861). The edition presents Barrett Browning's most celebrated works alongside lesser-known texts, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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The Reader in the Book: A Study of Spaces and Traces

£18.99

Stephen Orgel

9780198737551
Paperback
November 2017

Oxford Textual Perspectives

The Reader in the Book examines the history, archaeology, and sociology of the use of margins and other blank spaces in early modern books to shed light on reading practices, how books were read, and what early modern readerse wanted texts to tell them.

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The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance

£6.99

H. G. Wells, Matthew Beaumont

9780198702672
Paperback
January 2017

Oxford World's Classics

One night in the depths of winter, a bizarre and sinister stranger wrapped in bandages and eccentric clothing arrives in a remote English village. In this pioneering novella, Wells combines comedy, both farcical and satirical, and tragedy - to superbly unsettling effect.

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Charles Dickens: An Introduction

£10.99

Jenny Hartley

9780198788164
Hardback
October 2016

Jenny Hartley introduces Charles Dickens's life and works, looking at the vitality of his characters and the energy which surges through his writing. Examining the themes running through his books, she considers the institutions which influenced his work (such as the workhouse) and looks at his critique of nineteenth century society.

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New Grub Street

Second Edition

£9.99

George Gissing, Katherine Mullin

9780198729181
Paperback
September 2016

Oxford World's Classics

New Grub Street (1891), generally regarded as Gissing's finest novel, is the story of the daily lives and broken dreams of men and women forced to earn a living by the pen. It tells of a group of novelists, journalists, and scholars caught in the literary and cultural crisis that hit Britain in the closing years of the nineteenth century.

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Victorian Fairy Tales

£8.99

Michael Newton

9780198737599
Paperback
May 2016

Oxford World's Classics

This anthology brings together 14 of the best Victorian fairy tales, by major period writers as well as specialists in the genre, to show the vibrancy of the form and its ability to reflect our deepest concerns. From whimsy to satire, the stories reveal the preoccupations of the age and celebrate the value of the imagination.

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Sentimental Education

£10.99

Gustave Flaubert, Helen Constantine, Patrick Coleman

9780199686636
Paperback
March 2016

Oxford World's Classics

With his first glimpse of Madame Arnoux, Frédéric Moreau is convinced he has found his romantic destiny, but he is caught up in the revolution of 1848 and the attractions of three other women. Flaubert's portrait of an idealist in a disenchanted world influenced later modernists, and is here newly translated.

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Doctor Thorne TV Tie-In with a foreword by Julian Fellowes: The Chronicles of Barsetshire

£9.99

Anthony Trollope, Julian Fellowes, Simon Dentith

9780198785637
Paperback
March 2016

Oxford World's Classics

Frank Gresham needs to marry for money if he is to save his impoverished family estate. But he loves the doctor's penniless niece, and faces a terrible dilemma. Doctor Thorne, now adapted for ITV by Julian Fellowes.

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King Solomon's Mines

Second Edition

£7.99

H. Rider Haggard, Roger Luckhurst

9780198722953
Paperback
February 2016

Oxford World's Classics

Allan Quatermain leads an expedition in search of a missing man and the fabled King Solomon's mines in deepest Africa. His exciting adventures captivated readers, and this new edition looks at Haggard's own African experiences and colonial attitudes to native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire.

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Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

£17.99

Colin Burrow

9780199684793
Paperback
September 2013

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity explains the nature and extent of Shakspeare's classical learning, exploring why Ben Jonson was wrong to claim that he had 'small Latin and less Greek'. It examines Shakespeare's relationship to classical texts and how this relationship changed in the course of his career.

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Medieval Writers and their Work: Middle English Literature 1100-1500

Second Edition

£21.99

J. A. Burrow

9780199532049
Paperback
February 2008

A fully updated second edition of J. A. Burrow's hugely successful introduction to medieval English literature.

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Women's Voices: Selections from Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English

£12.99

Eunice de Souza, Lindsay Pereira

9780195667851
Paperback
February 2004

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Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres

£17.99

Lawrence Danson

9780198711728
Paperback
February 2000

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

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