Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2020

208 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198841098

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Second Edition

Anthony Hope
Edited by Nicholas Daly

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of the novel that originated the genre of 'Ruritanian romances' which inspired the likes of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Dorothy L. Sayers
  • A key work of the late Victorian 'revival of romance'
  • An authoritative and accessible introduction by Nicholas Daly that situates the novel in literary history, and traces its long afterlife in popular culture
  • Using a text based on the first edition, published by Arrowsmith in 1894
  • Contains a chronology of Anthony Hope and of the novel's adaptations for stage and screen

New to this Edition:

  • New introduction and explanatory notes by Nicholas Daly.