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Oxford World's Classics



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Kew Gardens and Other Short Fiction

Second Edition


Virginia Woolf, Bryony Randall, David Bradshaw

April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Essential to Virginia Woolf's development as a novelist, these short stories are among the most interesting and accomplished fictions she wrote.

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Estate Management and Symposium


Xenophon, Emily Baragwanath, Anthony Verity

April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Xenophon recounted several Socratic dialogues which included his Symposium and Oeconomicus and both are concerned with Athenian private life. They are literary creations that reveal Xenophon as a skilled literary artist, an innovative thinker, and far from merely reflecting the conventional thinking of the world around him.

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The Origins of Science Fiction


Michael Newton

April 2022

Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

A selection of science-fiction tales from the close of the 'Romantic' period to the end of the First World War. It gathers together classic short stories, from Edgar Allan Poe's playful hoaxes to Gertrude Barrows Bennett's feminist fantasy.

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Fifth Edition


Jane Austen, John Mullan

March 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest and most representative novel. The story of Emma Woodhouse's matchmaking, and her awakening to the true feelings of others as well as herself, is told with consummate wit and humour.

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Elegies of Chu


Nicholas Morrow Williams

February 2022

Oxford World's Classics

This anthology, Elegies of Chu, will provide readers with an understanding of Chinese literature, examining its evolution from free-spirited, mythico-religious songs to the more formal, polished style of the Han court.

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Through the Looking-Glass


Lewis Carroll, Zoe Jaques

February 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Originally published in 1871, Alice Through the Looking-Glass describes Alice's further adventures. A masterpiece of carefree nonsense for children which embodies layers of satire, mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes.

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