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Classical, Early & Medieval



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The Odyssey


Homer, Anthony Verity, William Allan

October 2016

Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

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Shakespeare's Sonnets: An Original-Spelling Text


Paul Hammond

January 2016

Shakespeare's Sonnets are the most famous and controversial love poems in the English language. This book is both an edition of these poems and a guide to how to read them. It is the only current edition which provides an original-spelling text, and prints the poems as they appeared in the first edition, Shake-speares Sonnets(1609).

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Medieval Literature: A Very Short Introduction


Elaine Treharne

September 2015

Very Short Introductions

Looking at literature from Medieval Britain and Ireland, including Anglo-Latin and Anglo-Norman poetry, prose and drama, this Very Short Introduction covers the earliest beginnings of print culture, and considers major themes of these works, such as sin and salvation, kingship and authority, myth and the monstrous.

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A Journey Through American Literature


Kevin J. Hayes

March 2012

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William Wordsworth: 21st-Century Oxford Authors


Stephen Gill

February 2012

21st-Century Oxford Authors

The most comprehensive selection currently available of the poetry and prose of the great Romantic poet. Introduced by a noted Wordsworth scholar, this edition includes poems from Wordsworth's 'Great Decade', a generous selection from his later poems, extracts from Guide to the Lakes, and the political prose of the Convention of Cintra.

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