Oxford World's Classics

Oxford World's Classics

For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. A continuous programme of new titles and revised editions ensures that the series retains its breadth and reflects the latest critical ideas. Comprehensive introductions, clear explanatory notes, chronologies, and bibliographies support the classic texts. In addition, many Oxford World's Classics include fascinating and useful related material such as maps, glossaries, indexes, illustrations, and appendices.

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How well do you know these literary classics by women?

Test your knowledge of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary classics penned by women! Discover just how much you know about these female-authored literary classics, or add some recommendations to your ever-growing reading list. Take the quiz.

April 14, 2021

New Titles

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