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Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David Wallace

9780198767718
Paperback
August 2019

Very Short Introductions

Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, explores the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.

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Poetry: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Bernard O'Donoghue

9780199229116
Paperback
July 2019

Very Short Introductions

In this <i>Very Short Introduction</i> Bernard O'Donoghue explores the many different forms of writing which have been called 'poetry', from the Greeks to the present day. He considers the varying status and uses of poetry, and engages with contemporary debates as to what value poetry holds today.

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John Donne: Selected Writings

£14.99

Janel Mueller

9780198797647
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 John Donne (1572-1631). The edition presents Donne's texts in chronological order, 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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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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Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jonathan F. S. Post

9780198717577
Paperback
September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Jonathan Post introduces all of Shakespeare's poetry, including the sonnets and his great narrative poems, and explores themes of love and lust in these works. He also considers the debates surrounding their disputed authorship, and the impact these poems had, from contemporary readers right up to today.

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Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Introduction

£10.99

David Wallace

9780198805069
Hardback
August 2017

Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.

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The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition: The Complete Works

£35.00

William Shakespeare, Gary Taylor, John Jowett, Terri Bourus, Gabriel Egan

9780198749721
Paperback
August 2017

A completely new modern-spelling edition of all of Shakespeare's plays and poems, edited afresh from the original texts. With extensive introductions and on-page notes, it gives students and theatre-lovers the very best resources to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's works.

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Goethe: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Ritchie Robertson

9780199689255
Paperback
January 2016

Very Short Introductions

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe lived to the age of 82 and wrote prodigiously in every genre: drama, poetry, fiction, autobiography, travel narrative, translation from French and Italian, and critical essays on art and literature, besides copious letters and diaries. Ritchie Robertson draws out key themes of his work and explains its lasting importance.

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Selected Poems: with parallel French text

£9.99

Guillaume Apollinaire, Martin Sorrell

9780199687596
Paperback
November 2015

Oxford World's Classics

Apollinaire is the most significant French poet of early modernism and the only great First World War poet from France. He coined the word 'surrealism' and was at the forefront of literary and artistic experimentalism. This new selection covers the full range of his career in facing-page translations, with some pictorial calligrams.

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Stories and Poems

£12.99

Rudyard Kipling, Daniel Karlin

9780198723431
Paperback
October 2015

Oxford World's Classics

First published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series, this comprehensive selection of Kipling's stories and poems covers the full range of his career. It displays Kipling's comic mastery as well as his bleak insights into human behaviour, from the days of British India to the aftermath of the First World War. With Introduction and full notes.

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Dante: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Peter Hainsworth, David Robey

9780199684779
Paperback
February 2015

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction examines all the major aspects of Dante's work, emphasizing the features that have made him such an important point of reference for modern writers and their readers. Exploring and explaining The Divine Comedy, they also discuss his life and poetry as well as issues of truth, humanity, politics, and religion.

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Money

£9.99

Émile Zola, Valerie Minogue

9780199608379
Paperback
March 2014

Oxford World's Classics

Money centres on the figure of Aristide Rougon, known as Saccard, and his unscrupulous money-making schemes. His story intertwines the worlds of politics, finance, and the press, and resonates disturbingly with our own times. This is the first new translation for more than a hundred years, and the first unabridged translation in English.

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Shakespeare and the Eighteenth Century

£18.99

Michael Caines

9780199642373
Paperback
October 2013

Oxford Shakespeare Topics

This book considers the impact of the eighteenth century on Shakespeare, and vice versa. It describes how actors, critics, painters, and Enlightenment philosophers read and responded to Shakespeare's plays and poems, and how those plays and poems changed their lives.

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Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

£18.99

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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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings

New Edition

£7.99

Thomas De Quincey, Robert Morrison

9780199600618
Paperback
February 2013

Oxford World's Classics

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.

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Empire Writing: An Anthology of Colonial Literature 1870-1918

£10.99

Elleke Boehmer

9780199555598
Paperback
July 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The Major Works

£12.99

Robert Browning, Adam Roberts, Daniel Karlin

9780199554690
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The Europeans: A Sketch

£7.99

Henry James, Ian Campbell Ross

9780199555635
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The Wings of the Dove

£9.99

Henry James, Peter Brooks

9780199555437
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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