Fiction is based on narratives in which characters act on their intentions and encounter vicissitudes. Readers enjoy entering into the lives of characters, coming to empathize with them as their plan ... 続きを読む
Susan Whyman draws on a hidden world of previously unknown letter writers to explore bold new ideas about the history of writing, reading, and the novel. Capturing actual dialogues of people discussin ... 続きを読む
I am not an angel nor a genie nor a ghost...I am Erik!'
A mysterious Phantom haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House where he has fallen passionately in love with the beautiful singer Christine ... 続きを読む
The Philosopher's Banquet is the first sustained study of Plutarch's Table Talk, a Greek prose text which is a combination of philosophical dialogue (in the style of Plato's Symposium) and miscellany. ... 続きを読む
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
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