'Lords of Wine and Oile' provides a long overdue book-length appraisal of the major seventeenth-century poet Robert Herrick. The collection reads his poetry in the context of his literary, musical, po ... 続きを読む
'Strandentwining Cable' explores the works of two of the most admired and mythologized masters of nineteenth- and twentieth-century prose: Gustave Flaubert (1822-1880) and James Joyce (1882-1941). Thi ... 続きを読む
Ford wrote darkly about sexual and political passion, despair, thwarted ambition, and incest. This selection also shows his ability to portray the poignancy of love as well as write entertaining come ... 続きを読む
From antiquity to the Renaissance the pursuit of patronage was central to the literary career, yet relationships between poets and patrons were commonly conflicted, if not antagonistic, necessitating ... 続きを読む
The Samuel Johnson volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series offers a generous selection of Johnson's most important writings, drawn from all periods of his life. It reflects almost completely ... 続きを読む
On 23 April 1916, Oxford University Press published a magnificent volume entitled A Book of Homage to Shakespeare, edited by Professor Israel Gollancz. Created to mark the Tercentenary of Shakespeare' ... 続きを読む
This Glossary, designed as a practical aid to the reading of Chaucer, is intended to be serviceable with any of the widely read editions. Its primary aim is to explain the meanings of words and phrase ... 続きを読む
The Jago had got him, and it held him fast.'
In the worst of London's East End slums, in an area called the Jago, young Dicky Perrott is used to a life of poverty, crime, and violence. Gang warfa ... 続きを読む
A new single-volume edition of all Dickens's Christmas books, with a selection of the original illustrations and a full critical introdution.
New edition includes a selection of 20 of the origina ... 続きを読む
A single-volume edition of all Dickens's Christmas books, with a selection of 20 the original illustrations and a full critical introduction.
An excellent introduction by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst ... 続きを読む