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Guide to the Lakes


William Wordsworth, Saeko Yoshikawa

24 November 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Wordsworth's Guide to the Lakes gives a first-hand account of his feelings about the unique countryside that was the source of his inspiration. He addresses concerns that are relevant today, such as how the growing number of visitors, and the money they might bring, would affect such a small and vulnerable landscape.

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How Romantics and Victorians Organized Information: Commonplace Books, Scrapbooks, and Albums


Jillian M. Hess

04 August 2022

Oxford Textual Perspectives

This volume studies an important manuscript form of nineteenth-century England: the commonplace book and its descendent, the scrapbook. It explores the tradition of managing information in nineteenth-century England and excavates notes and drafts of the most important works in Romantic and Victorian literature.

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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: Written by Himself


Frederick Douglass, Celeste-Marie Bernier, Andrew Taylor

28 July 2022

Oxford World's Classics

In his final autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written By Himself, Frederick Douglass shares the stories of his 'several lives in one.' He does powerful justice to his lives lived in U.S. slavery, in the fight for abolition, and in the 'conflict and battle' of the Civil War.

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