OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Pilgrim's Progress

ISBN : 9780199538133

Price(incl.tax): 
¥1,463
Author: 
John Bunyan; W. R. Owens
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Dec 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics

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  • The only complete text in paperback, including all the marginal notes of the original, in original spelling.
  • The first edition to include all the original illustrations to appear in editions printed in Bunyan's lifetime, thus giving a unique sense of the experience of the book for it contemporary readers.
  • The new introduction is written in a clear, accessible style with sections on Bunyan's life and times; allegory; the Bible; Literature and Theology; social satire and endurance under persecution
  • Includes a new chronology of Bunyan's life and times.
  • New bibliography.
  • New and expanded explanatory notes, and a separate glossary of unfamiliar words.
  • Full index.

  
'As I walk'd through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place, where was a Denn; And I laid me down in that place to sleep: And as I slept I dreamed a Dream.'
   
So begins one of the best-loved and most widely read books in English literature.

Index: 

List of Illustrations
Illustration
Note on the Text
Select Biliography
Chronology of Bunyan's Life and Times

THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: THE FIRST PART

THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: THE SECOND PART

Explanatory Notes
Glossary
Index

About the author: 

John Bunyan
Edited by W.R. Owens, Professor of English Literature, Open University
  
W. R. Owens's publications include two volumes in the Oxford edition of The Miscellaneous Works of John Bunyan (1994) and a co-edited collection of essays, John Bunyan and his England 1628-88 (1990). He is co-editor, with P. N. Furbank, of The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe (1988), Defoe De-Attributions(1994), and A Critical Bibliography of Daniel Defoe(1998). They are joint editors of The Works of Daniel Defoe (44 vols., in progress).

"This new edition does full justice to the text for modern readers. The notes are helpful and scholarly. The introduction is warm and up to date. This is now the best reading edition available." - Roger Pooley, Keele University

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