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The Natural History of Selborne

£8.99

Gilbert White, Anne Secord

9780198737759
Paperback
February 2016

Oxford World's Classics

The Natural History of Selborne (1789)is written as a series of letters, which describe with wit and precision the flora and fauna White observes in his Hampshire parish. A classic of nature writing, this edition includes contemporary illustrations, a contextualizing introduction, and an appendix of readers' responses over 200 years.

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The Compleat Angler

£8.99

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Marjorie Swann

9780198745464
Paperback
February 2016

Oxford World's Classics

The Compleat Angler is the most famous work in the literature of sport and a unique celebration of the English countryside. This new edition highlights its celebration of natural history, the environment, conservation, and the power of friendship.

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The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama

£30.00

Thomas Betteridge, Greg Walker

9780198715566
Paperback
January 2016

Oxford Handbooks

This is the first comprehensive study of Tudor drama that sees the long 16th century from the accession of Henry Tudor to the death of Elizabeth as a whole, taking in the numinous drama of the 'Mystery Plays' and the early work of Shakespeare. It is an invaluable account of current scholarship and an introduction to the complexity of Tudor drama.

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The Monk

New Edition

£8.99

Matthew Lewis, Nick Groom

9780198704454
Paperback
January 2016

Oxford World's Classics

The Monk (1796) is a masterpiece of Gothic fiction and the first horror novel in English literature. It tells of the pious monk Ambrosio's descent into depravity, his passion leading to rape, blasphemy, black magic, incest, and murder. Its sensational story also reflects the terrors of the French Revolution.

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The Poetic Edda

Second Edition

£9.99

Carolyne Larrington

9780199675340
Paperback
September 2014

Oxford World's Classics

A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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Three Plays: Six Characters in Search of an Author, Henry IV, The Mountain Giants

£8.99

Luigi Pirandello, Anthony Mortimer

9780199641192
Paperback
April 2014

Oxford World's Classics

Pirandello is a seminal figure in modern drama. This is the only one-volume edition of his two most famous plays, Six Characters in Search of an Author and Henry IV, and his last unfinished masterpiece The Mountain Giants, in lively and performable new translations that remain faithful to the letter and spirit of the originals.

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Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity

£19.99

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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The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

£33.49

Frederick Burwick

9780199644179
Paperback
February 2012

Oxford Handbooks

A comprehensive survey of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's writings as a poet and literary critic, as a philosopher and lecturer, as a commentator on religion and politics. Provides 37 specially written contributions by an international team of experts providing the most advanced scholarship in each area.

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Selected Poems: with parallel German text

£10.99

Rainer Maria Rilke, Robert Vilain, Susan Ranson, Marielle Sutherland

9780199569410
Paperback
April 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, whose poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development and includes the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus in accurate and sensitive new translations.

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The Complete Fairy Tales

£7.99

Charles Perrault, Christopher Betts

9780199585809
Paperback
October 2010

Oxford World's Classics

Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Doré. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

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The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs

£10.99

Cyril Edwards

9780199238545
Paperback
February 2010

Oxford World's Classics

The Nibelungenlied is the greatest medieval German heroic poem, a revenge saga on an epic scale, which tells how dragon-slayer Sivrit acquires the priceless hoard of the dwarvish Nibelungs, and of the tragic conflict between Kriemhilt and Hagen. This is the first prose translation for over forty years, with full introductory materials.

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Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works

£9.99

Alexander Pushkin, James E. Falen, Caryl Emerson

9780199554041
Paperback
August 2009

Oxford World's Classics

James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright.

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Grettir's Saga

£9.99

Jesse Byock

9780192801524
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Among the most famous and widely read of Iceland's sagas, this new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story.

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Peer Gynt

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane, Christopher Fry, Johann Fillinger

9780199555536
Paperback
May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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A Life: The Humble Truth

£8.99

Guy de Maupassant, Roger Pearson

9780199555512
Paperback
May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Britannicus, Phaedra, Athaliah

£9.99

Jean Racine, C. H. Sisson

9780199555994
Paperback
April 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Parzival and Titurel

£11.99

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Cyril Edwards, Richard Barber

9780199539208
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Cyril Edwards's fine translation also includes the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival.

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An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane

9780199539130
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Selected Poems: with parallel Spanish text

£8.99

Federico García Lorca, Martin Sorrell, D.Gareth Walters

9780199556014
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Lorca's poetry is steeped in the land and folklore of his native Andalusia, and he evokes a world of intense feelings. This selection balances his early poems with better-known later work to give a clear vision of his poetic development, in excellent translations and with an astute Introduction.

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The Romance of the Rose

£10.99

Guillaume de Lorris, Jean de Meun, Frances Horgan, Félix Lecoy

9780199540679
Paperback
November 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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