From mitochondria to meerkats, the natural world is full of spectacular examples of social behaviour. In the early 1960s Bill Hamilton changed the way we think about how such behaviour evolves. He int ... 続きを読む
In 1836 the 23-year-old Dickens was invited by his publishers to write 'a monthly something' illustrated by sporting plates. Thus the Pickwick Club was born: its supposed 'papers' soom outgrew their o ... 続きを読む
A new edition that draws on the scholarship of the Oxford English Texts edition for both text and editorial apparatus.
Reproduces the critically established 1891 text from the OET edition.
Jose ... 続きを読む
This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), on his two-year stay in Sicily in 1492-4 to study the ancient Greek language under one of its most distinguished contemporary t ... 続きを読む
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 be ... 続きを読む
A beautiful edition of Edgar Allan Poe's extraordinary Gothic tales and other writings.
A unique selection of 24 tales, placing the most popular alongside less well-known travel narratives, metaphy ... 続きを読む
The Plantation in the Postslavery Imagination examines the persistent presence of the plantation in trans-American literatures of the last century. Russ conceives the plantation to be not primarily a ... 続きを読む
As a teacher of Plato in Oxford's Literae Humaniores, Walter Pater was informed by philosophy from his earliest essays to his last book. The Platonism of Walter Pater examines Pater's deep engagement ... 続きを読む
Menander was the founding father of European comedy. From Ralph Roister Doister to What the Butler Saw, from Henry Fielding to P. G. Wodehouse, the stock motifs and characters can be traced back t ... 続きを読む