This authoritative edition was first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Yeats's poetry and pros ... 続きを読む
The Making of Modern Hindi examines the politics and processes of making Hindi modern at a formative moment in India's history, when British imperialism was at its peak, and anti-colonial sentiments w ... 続きを読む
The Making of the Iliad is intended for readers who have some knowledge of Greek and of Homer. After introductory chapters on the poet of the Iliad's date and homeland, the poetic traditions known to ... 続きを読む
The poet of the Odyssey was a seriously flawed genius. He had a wonderfully inventive imagination, a gift for pictorial detail and for introducing naturalistic elements into epic dialogue, and a grand ... 続きを読む
One of France's best-selling writers at the time of the novel's composition, Dumas here combines what he considered to be life's essentials - 'l'action et l'amour'. This historical romance is the clim ... 続きを読む
a book I prize next to the Bible' Robert Burns Mackenzie's hugely popular novel of 1771 is the foremost work of the sentimental movement, in which sentiment and sensibility were allied with true vir ... 続きを読む
...behind them all was New York, looking at Karl with the hundred thousand windows of its skyscrapers'
Entering New York harbour, the young immigrant Karl Rossmann sees the Statue of Liberty, 'her ... 続きを読む
This collection brings together seventeen of Kipling's early stories, written between 1885 and 1888, when Kipling was working as a journalist in India. Wry comedies of British officialdom alternate wi ... 続きを読む
any narrative of human action and adventure - whether we call it history or Romance - is certain to be a fragile handiwork, more easily rent than mended'
The fragility - and the durability - of hu ... 続きを読む
I shall never forget the day I wrote "The Mark on the Wall" - all in a flash, as if flying, after being kept stone breaking for months. "The Unwritten Novel" was the great discovery, however. That - ... 続きを読む