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Materializing Englishness in Early Medieval Texts


Jacqueline Fay

16 June 2022

Oxford Textual Perspectives

Provides a new way of understanding how people became English during the Anglo-Saxon period by tracing the links between Englishness and the body in the texts and culture of this time.

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Jacob's Room

Second Edition


Virginia Woolf, Urmila Seshagiri

09 June 2022

Oxford World's Classics

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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The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge


Rainer Maria Rilke, Robert Vilain

12 May 2016

Oxford World's Classics

A landmark in the development of the twentieth-century novel, the Notebooks is the story of a young Danish aristocrat , told in a series of notes that explore Malte's life in Paris, childhood memories and reflections in highly crafted poetic prose. A radical departure from literary realism, it is an archetypal confrontation with the modern.

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The Liberation of Jerusalem


Torquato Tasso, Max Wickert, Mark Davie

12 February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Tasso's epic poem concerns the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders in 1099, and combines the theme of war with romantic and magical tales of love between pagan and Christian. This is the first modern translation that faithfully reflects the sense and verse form of Tasso's hugely infuential masterpiece.

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Miss Julie and Other Plays


Johan August Strindberg, Michael Robinson

13 November 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Don Carlos and Mary Stuart


Friedrich Schiller, Hilary Collier Sy-Quia, Peter Oswald, Lesley Sharpe

12 June 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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George Sand, Sylvia Raphael, Naomi Schor

12 June 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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