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Oxford World's Classics



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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: Written by Himself


Frederick Douglass, Celeste-Marie Bernier, Andrew Taylor

July 2022

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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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Jacob's Room

Second Edition


Virginia Woolf, Urmila Seshagiri

June 2022

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Jacob's Room is Virginia Woolf's first truly experimental novel. It is a portrait of a young man, who is both representative and victim of the social values which led Edwardian society into war.

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Kew Gardens and Other Short Fiction

Second Edition


Virginia Woolf, Bryony Randall, David Bradshaw

April 2022

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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

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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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