Thomas Heywood; Thomas Dekker; William Rowley; John Ford; Martin Wiggins
129 x 195 mm
Oxford World's Classics
Arden of Faversham * A Woman Killed with Kindness * The Witch of Edmonton * The English Traveller
In about 1590, an unknown dramatist had the idea of writing a tragedy about the lives of ordinary ... 続きを読む
the greatest short story writer who has ever lived' Raymond Carver's unequivocal verdict on Chekhov's genius has been echoed many times by writers as diverse as Katherine Mansfield, Somerset Maugham, ... 続きを読む
As a very young man, one of the most celebrated English authors of the eighteenth century translated a tome about Ethiopia. This experience permanently marked Samuel Johnson, leaving traces of the Afr ... 続きを読む
From seduced maidens to adulterous wives, bigamists, courtesans, kept women and streetwalkers, the so-called 'fallen woman' was a ubiquitous and enduring figure on the Victorian and Edwardian stage. ... 続きを読む
Our deeds carry their terrible consequences...consequences that are hardly ever confined to ourselves.'
Pretty Hetty Sorrel is loved by the village carpenter Adam Bede, but her head is turned by th ... 続きを読む
American literature abounds with orphans who experience adoption or placements that resemble adoption. These stories do more than recount adventures of children living away from home. They tell an Ame ... 続きを読む
You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", but that ain't no matter. So begins, in characteristic fashion, one of the greatest American novels ... 続きを読む
Human sacrifice, a spirited heroine, a quest ending in a hairsbreadth escape, the touching reunion of long-lost siblings, and exquisite poetry-these features have historically made Euripides' Iphigeni ... 続きを読む
This book is an introduction to and interpretation of the world of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935), one of the most fascinating and complex figures in European literary modernism and the avant-garde. Rai ... 続きを読む
Arms and the man I sing of Troy...'
So begins one of the greatest works of literature in any language. Written by the Roman poet Virgil more than two thousand years ago, the story of Aeneas' seven- ... 続きを読む