A beautiful edition of Tolstoy's epic masterpiece
Based on the famed Maudes' translation — long seen as the finest available — this edition is lightly updated to be even more readable, to restore ... 続きを読む
'If life could write, it would write like Tolstoy.'
Isaac Babel Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and t ... 続きを読む
A unique anthology of Kipling's war stories and poems, from the frontier wars of empire to the Boer War and the First World War.
ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has mad ... 続きを読む
In War, Liberty, and Caesar, Edward Paleit discusses how readers and writers of the English Renaissance read and understood Lucan's (Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, c. AD 39 - 65) epic poem on the Roman civil ... 続きを読む
Writing towards the close of the nineteenth century, Chekhov - himself a country doctor - recorded in his fiction the symptoms of a diseased society. The seven stories collected here are a bleakly sav ... 続きを読む
Recipient of the Children's Literature Association's Honor Book Award
PROSE Honorable Mention for Literature, the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American P ... 続きを読む
She will do as I have bidden her.'
Catherine Sloper is heiress to a fortune and the social eminence associated with Washington Square. She attracts the attention of a good-looking but penniless y ... 続きを読む
the most romantic parts of this narrative are precisely those which have a foundation in fact'
Edward Waverley, a young English soldier in the Hanoverian army, is sent to Scotland where he finds hi ... 続きを読む
In this, his first collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs, and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory. But these tales also port ... 続きを読む
There was a time when good writing would be defined simply by adverting to a few literary classics. That kind of strategy is less helpful these days, when so many different styles and voices clamor fo ... 続きを読む