I value fame almost as much as if I had been born a hero'. (Preface to The Lucky Chance). Aphra Behn (1640-89) achieved both fame and notoriety in her own time, enjoying considerable success for her ... 続きを読む
Few authors of the Victorian period were as immersed in classical learning as Oscar Wilde. Although famous now and during his lifetime as a wit, aesthete, and master epigrammist, Wilde distinguished h ... 続きを読む
This volume contains the newly transcribed and annotated text of one of Oscar Wilde's unpublished notebooks that functioned as a major ante-text for the composition of Wilde's first post-graduate essa ... 続きを読む
This authoritative edition was formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Wilde's poetry and p ... 続きを読む
Charles Martindale; Stefano Evangelista; Elizabeth Prettejohn
135 x 216 mm
Pater the Classicist is the first book to address in detail Walter Pater's important contribution to the study of classical antiquity. Widely considered our greatest aesthetic critic and now best know ... 続きを読む
This volume assembles a broad and comprehensive canon of Shaw's political prose, identifying the major political writings from a long and varied career of engagements.
The volume's detailed annot ... 続きを読む
For as I look deeper into the mirror, I find myself a more curious person than I had thought.'
John Ruskin (1819-1900) was a towering figure of the nineteenth century: an art critic who spoke up fo ... 続きを読む
Whereas modernist writers lauded the consecrated realm of subjective interiority, mid-century writers were engrossed by the materialization of the collective mind. An obsession with group thinking was ... 続きを読む
This volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). Accompanied by full scholarly apparatus, the ... 続きを読む
Samuel Johnson: The Arc of the Pendulum offers unique insight into the works of Samuel Johnson by re-considering William Hazlitt's oft-cited comparison between Johnson's prose and a pendulum. In 1819 ... 続きを読む