Language and Literature

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Vathek.

Beckford, William.

A strange Gothic novel in which a haughty, effeminate caliph who is persuaded by his mothe...

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Danton's Death: Leonce and Lena: Woyzeck.

Buchner, Georg.

The German writer died in 1837 aged only 23. These translations of his three works for the...

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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within.

Fry, Stephen.

He loves poetry, and writes it himself. He believes that 'if one can speak and read Englis...

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O Pioneers!

Cather, Willa.

Alexandra Bergson is an astute, independent young woman whose passion for the Nebraska pra...

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Henry V.

Shakespeare, William.

Henry presses his claim to the French throne, has a famous victory at Agincourt and wins t...

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The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra.

Shakespeare, William.

The Roman general Marc Anthony (also spelled Antony) has enjoyed a period of sensual pleas...

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A Chance Acquaintance.

Chadwick, Charles.

Two misfits are drawn together after meeting by chance on a bus. Stan is a convicted murde...

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Picture of Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners.

Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners.

Flaubert, Gustave.

When Emma marries Charles Bovary and discovers her married life to be far from the life of...

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Picture of Rupert Brooke: The Poetical Works.

Rupert Brooke: The Poetical Works.

Brooke, Rupert.

A title in Faber and Faber's 'Poets of the Great War' series, this edition was edited and ...

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Little Women.

Alcott, Louisa May.

For over a hundred years, no four young ladies have delighted more people, touched more he...

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Picture of The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale.

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale.

Conrad, Joseph.

Includes an excellent introduction by John Lyon. First published in 1907 it is set in Lond...

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The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams AND An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews.

Fielding, Henry.

Joseph Andrews is a footman in the employ of Lady Booby who dismisses him for refusing her...

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Civil War.

Lucan.

The epic poem by the Roman poet and prose writer on the civil war between Caesar and Pompe...

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The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 1, 1907-1922: Volume 1.

Hemingway, Ernest et al.

These chart his youth, his experience in WW1 and his arrival in Paris. He was a fascinatin...

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Picture of The First World War in Poetry.

The First World War in Poetry.

Rory Kinnear reads these famous poems by poets young and old, who chronicled their experie...

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Introducing Semantics.

Riemer, Nick.

Semantics is the study of meaning in language. This clear and comprehensive textbook provi...

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Cousin Phillis and Other Stories.

Gaskell, Elizabeth et al.

Five of these stories were written for Dickens’s periodical, Household Words

. They t...

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The Alice Behind Wonderland.

Winchester, Simon.

He has taken the famous, 'vaguely unsettling' picture that Charles Dodgson took of a winso...

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing.

Sankovitch, Nina.

A lovely, elegant book, it explores personal correspondance across many periods of history...

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Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded.

Richardson, Samuel.

Written in the form of letters to her parents by 15-year-old maidservant, Pamela, it cause...

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First Words.

Messerli, Douglas.

Those who enjoy reading poetry will leap upon this little book with joy. Messerli's poetry...

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Picture of Words of the World: A Global History of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Words of the World: A Global History of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Ogilvie, Sarah.

Most people think of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as a distinctly British product. ...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women.

The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women.

O'Regan, Marie (ed.).

A collection of stories, old and new, which deal with ghostly children, visitations by dep...

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The Thursday Night Letters: A Stamp in the Wrong Hands...

Munroe, P.K.

A collection of his letters to the long-suffering companies to which he has pitched ideas ...

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