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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OWC NewsMay 2, 2017

Childhood favorites

Children’s Day is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on 5th May. What was your favorite book as a child? We would like to celebrate the day with a list of selected timeless classics of children’s books available from Oxford World’s Classics. These works have the wide appeal even for grown-ups as well, allowing us escape into a fictional world.

If you want to discover more on children’s literature, you may enjoy the second edition of The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (2nd edition), now available as an inexpensive paperback. Happy reading!

New Titles

Bestsellers---based on the sales in Japan from January 1st - June 30th, 2016.