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  • The Jungle Books - Oxford World's Classics

    Kipling,Rudyard
    (9204532)

    The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the...

  • Henry V The Oxford Shakespeare - Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (8870188)

    Henry V, the climax of Shakespeare's sequence of English history plays, is an inspiring, often comic celebration of a young warrior-king. But it is also a study of the costly exhilarations of war, and of the penalties as well as the glories of human...

  • The Poetic Edda - Oxford World's Classics

    Larrington,Carolyne
    (9204540)

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and...

  • Othello - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204718)

    This is the first scholarly edition of Othello to give full attention to the play's bold treatment of racial themes. Designed to meet the needs of theatre professionals, the edition includes an extensive performance history, a commentary...

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  • Much Ado About Nothing - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204717)

    Sparkling with the witty dialogue between Beatrice and Benedict, Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's most enjoyable and theatrically successful comedies. This edition offers a newly edited text and an exceptionally helpful and critically...

  • Jane Eyre - Oxford World's Classics

    Bronte,Charlotte
    (8554134)

    A brilliant new edition of one of the flagship's of Victorian fiction includes a new introduction and revised notes from one of the foremost Bronte scholars. This text is based on the definitive Clarendon edition, based on the original editions of...

  • Pamela - Oxford World's Classics

    Richardson,Samuel
    (4043735)

    The publication of Pamela in 1740 marked a defining moment in the emergence of the modern novel. It vividly describes a young servant's long resistance to the attempts of her predatory master to seduce her. It is a work of pioneering psychological...

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  • Frankenstein - Oxford World's Classics

    Shelley,Mary Wollstonecraft
    (8433487)

    Frankenstein was Mary Shelley's immensely powerful contribution to the ghost stories which she, Percy Shelley, and Byron wrote one wet summer in Switzerland. Its protagonist is a young student of natural philosophy, who learns the secret of...

  • War And Peace - Oxford World's Classics

    Tolstoy,Leo
    (9204782)

    Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. In this revised and updated version of the definitive and highly acclaimed Maude translation...

  • Hamlet The Oxford Shakespeare - Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (8645318)

    Hamlet's combination of violence and introspection is unusual among Shakespeare's tragedies. It is also full of curious riddles and fascinating paradoxes, making it one of his most widely discussed plays. Professor Hibbard's illuminating and original...

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  • Oresteia - Oxford World's Classics

    Aeschylus,
    (9204174)

    The Oresteian trilogy (Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, Eumenides) established the themes of Greek tragedy - the inexorable nature of Fate, the relationship between justice, revenge, and religion. The plays dramatize the murder of Agamemnon by his wife...

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  • The Major Works - Oxford World's Classics

    Milton,John
    (9204591)

    Previously published in the Oxford Authors series, this unique one-volume selection of Milton's poetry and prose includes all the English and Italian verse and a generous selection of his major prose works. Modernized spelling, extensive notes, and a...

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  • Pericles - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204719)

    This edition of Pericles in the Oxford Shakespeare series is the only single-volume, modern-spelling edition both to offer a reconstruction of the original play and to reproduce the corrupt Quarto text of 1609 exactly as first printed.

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  • Cymbeline - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204708)

    One of Shakespeare's final works, Cymbeline uses virtuoso theatrical and poetic means to dramatize a story of a marriage endangered by mistrust and painfully rebuilt, in a context of international conflict. This edition emphasizes the play's...

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  • Selected Myths - Oxford World's Classics

    Plato,
    (9204640)

    This volume brings together ten of the most celebrated Platonic myths, from eight of Plato's dialogues ranging from the early Protagoras and Gorgias to the late Timaeus and Critias. They include the famous myth of the cave from Republic as well as...

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  • Titus Andronicus - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204731)

    Titus Andronicus was the young Shakespeare's audacious, sporadically brilliant experiment in sensational tragedy. Its horrors are notorious, but its powerful poetry of grief is the work of a true tragic poet. Introducing this edition, E.M. Waith...

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  • Alexander The Great - Oxford World's...

    Arrian
    (9204192)

    Arrian's account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its companion piece the Indica, is our prime source for the history of Alexander, told with great narrative skill. This edition features a new translation of both texts...

  • Six Tragedies - Oxford World's Classics

    Seneca
    (9204703)

    This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an...

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  • Julius Caesar - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204712)

    Julius Caesar's exciting plot, brilliant rhetoric, and searching characterisation have made it one of Shakespeare's most popular plays with both readers and theatre-goers. Introducing this thoroughly reconsidered edition, Arthur Humphreys provides a...

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  • The History Of King Lear - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204724)

    This new edition is based on the quarto, the version closest to the original manuscript. The introduction illminates the plays' origins and practicalities of composition, its reception and influence. Detailed notes pay especial attention to...

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  • Romeo And Juliet - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204721)

    This innovative edition offers modernized texts not only of the 1599 quarto but also of the short, or 'bad', quarto of 1597, regarding each as witness to a 'mobile text' which changed in composition as Shakespeare wrote it and which has continued to...

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  • Richard II - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204720)

    This new edition of Richard II in the acclaimed Oxford Shakespeare series features a freshly edited version of the text, extensive commentary, lively illustrations, and a wide-ranging introduction covering the play's historical contexts, political...

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  • The Tragedy Of King Richard III The Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (2852976)

    This innovative edition of Richard III emphasizes the play as a theatre work, and this understanding informs every aspect of the editing. The choice of the 1597 quarto text brings us close to the play as it would have been performed in Shakespeare's...

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  • Troilus And Cressida - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204732)

    Troilus and Cressida is perhaps Shakespeare's most philosophical play, and its preoccupation with war, sex, and time has seemed peculiarly relevant since the First World War. Fine productions have demonstrated the play's theatrical power, and...

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  • The Tempest The Oxford Shakespeare - Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (2852975)

    Performed variously as escapist fantasy, celebratory fiction, and political allegory, The Tempest is one of the plays in which Shakespeare's genius as a poetic dramatist found its fullest expression. Significantly, it was placed first when published...

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  • Measure For Measure - Oxford World's Classics

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204716)

    When Claudio breaks the new laws against vice in Vienna by getting his fiancee, Julietta, pregnant, a series of ethical issues is brought under scrutiny. His sister's virtue is held to ransom by the deputy ruler of the city until justice is done,...

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  • The Complete Sonnets And Poems The Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204723)

    This is the only fully annotated and modernized edition to bring together Shakespeare's sonnets as well as all his poems (including those attributed to him after his death) in one volume. A full introduction discusses his development as a poet, and...

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  • The Comedy Of Errors - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204722)

    A new modern-spelling edition of Shakespeare's shortest play and one of his most popular comedies. The introduction discusses the probably occasion of its first performance at Gray's Inn in December 1594, its multiple sources and its uneven critical...

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  • Persians And Other Plays - Oxford World's...

    Aeschylus,
    (9204175)

    An accurate and highly readable new translation with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound.

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  • King John The Oxford Shakespeare - Oxford...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204714)

    King John, a play that offers at least three fine acting roles and was once popular in the theatre, has been neglected in recent years. Its treatment of the death of Arthur, claimant to the throne, and the wit of the Bastard, son of Richard Coeur de...

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  • The Tragedy Of Macbeth The Oxford Shakespeare...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9205183)

    Dark and violent, Macbeth is also the most theatrically spectacular of Shakespeare's tragedies. Indeed, for 250 years - until early this century - it was performed with grand operatic additions set to baroque music. In his introduction Nicholas...

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  • The Tragedy Of Coriolanus - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204726)

    Coriolanus is perhaps the most brilliant political play ever written. Set in Ancient Rome, it remains a gripping psychological study of the relationship between personality and politics. The introduction to this new edition considers Shakespeare's...

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  • Anthony And Cleopatra The Oxford Shakespeare...

    Shakespeare, William
    (2852959)

    In its towering central characters, vast geographical and historical sweep, and its variety of style and mood, Anthony and Cleopatra is perhaps the most ambitious of Shakespeare's designs. Yet the degree and nature of its success remain surprisingly...

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  • King Henry VIII The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204713)

    This is the first fully annotated modern-spelling edition of King Henry VIII to appear for over a decade and includes up-to-date scholarship on all aspects of the play, including dating authorship, printing, sources and stage history. The editor...

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  • The Merry Wives Of Windsor - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204725)

    The Merry Wives of Windsor was almost certainly required at short notice for a court occasion in 1597 and Shakespeare threw into it all the creative energy that was going into his Henry IV plays. Falstaff, Pistol, Mistress Quickly, and Justice...

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  • Timon Of Athens The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204730)

    This edition in The Oxford Shakespeare is the first full edition to identify the play as a collaboration between Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton. In his Introduction John Jowett explains how the play's loose ends and uneven writing arise from this...

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  • Love's Labour's Lost - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204715)

    The sparkling repartee between the fair visitors from France and their hosts in Navarre, whose vow to study out of sight of woman is quickly broken, makes Love's Labour's Lost one of the most delightful and stageworthy of Shakespeare's comedies. This...

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  • Don Juan And Other Plays - Oxford World's...

    Molière
    (9204592)

    Moliere's prose plays demonstrate both his versatility as a playwright and the reasons for his enduring popularity from the France of Louis XIV to the present.

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  • The Two Gentlemen Of Verona - Oxford World's...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204729)

    Designed to meet the needs of theatre professionals, as well as general readers, the edition includes an extensive performance history, a commentary illuminating the complexities of Shakespeare's language, and a setting of the song 'Who is Silvia?'...

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  • Henry IV Part I The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare, William
    (2852965)

    As Henry's throne is threatened by rebel forces, England is divided. The characters reflect these oppositions, with Hal and Hotspur vying for position, and Falstaff leading Hal away from his father and towards excess. During Shakespeare's lifetime...

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  • Twelfth Night, Or What You Will The Oxford...

    Shakespeare, William
    (2852961)

    Twelfth Night is one of the most popular of Shakespeare's plays in performance, and this edition emphasizes its theatrical qualities in both the introduction and the full and detailed commentary. Where the original music has not survived, James...

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  • Henry VI Part One The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204710)

    This edition in the Oxford Shakespeare series completes the trilogy of Henry VI plays. In his introduction Michael Taylor considers the implications of the gap between first performance in 1592 and the play's first printed appearance in the 1623...

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  • Henry VI Part Two The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare,William
    (9204711)

    Shakespeare's Henry VI plays dramatize contemporary as much as Elizabethan issues: the struggle for power, the manoeuvres of politicians, social unrest, civil war. This edition draws on experience of the play in rehearsal and performance to focus on...

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  • The Winter's Tale The Oxford Shakespeare -...

    Shakespeare, William
    (2852977)

    The Winter's Tale is Shakespeare's most fully realized tragi-comedy, as notable for its tragic intensity as for its comic grace and, throughout, for the richness and complexity of its poetry. It concludes, moreover, with the most daring and moving...

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