Wordsworth - Literature

Wordsworth - Literature

Wordsworth - Literature

Wordsworth - Literature

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THE ENGLISH POEMS OF JOHN MILTON
JOHN MILTON    Book Number: 10624
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John Milton (1608-74) has a strong claim to be considered the greatest English poet after Shakespeare. His early poems, collected and published in 1645, include the much loved pair L'Allegro and Il...
COLLECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 10736
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Thomas Hardy started composing poetry in the heyday of Tennyson and Browning. He was still writing with unimpaired power sixty years later, when Eliot and Yeats were the leading names in the field....
COLLECTED POEMS OF ROBERT BURNS
ROBERT BURNS    Book Number: 10902
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Robert Burns, the most celebrated of all Scottish poets, is remembered with great devotion - his birthday on 25th January provokes fervour and festivity among Scots and many others the world over. ...
THE WORKS OF 'BANJO' PATERSON
BANJO PATERSON    Book Number: 10974
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With an Introduction and Bibliography Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson may fairly be regarded as Australia's national poet. 'Waltzing Matilda', 'Clancy of the Overflow' and 'The Man from the Snowy Ri...
POEMS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Book Number: 23951
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With an Introduction by Tim Cook. Shakespeare's sonnets have an intensity of both feeling and meaning unmatched in English sonnet form. They divide into two parts; the first 126 sonnets are address...
DANIEL DERONDA
GEORGE ELIOT    Book Number: 24264
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Gwendolen Harleth, George Eliot's most remarkable heroine, marries for money and power rather than love, but finds marriage a trap and her husband's sadistic use of power constricting. The upper c...
NICOMACHEAN ETHICS
ARISTOTLE    Book Number: 25242
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Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.) is the philosopher who has had most influence on the development of western culture - natural sciences, philosophical topics of logic, metaphysics and ethics. To the poet...
THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
JOHN BUNYAN    Book Number: 25249
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A tinker, sailor, Baptist minister, prisoner and writer of outstanding narrative genius, this must be John Bunyan's greatest work. It is an allegory of the Christian life of true brilliance and is ...
COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED LEWIS CARROLL
JOHN TENNIEL    Book Number: 25504
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Inspired by the insatiable Victorian appetite for party games, tricks and conundrums, Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) wrote many works of humorous, witty, whimsical and nonsensical verse. ...
COLLECTED WORKS OF OSCAR WILDE
OSCAR WILDE    Book Number: 27108
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Oscar Wilde's Works are suffused with his aestheticism, brilliant craftmanship, legendary wit and, ultimately, his tragic muse. The Picture of Dorian Gray shocked and outraged many readers of his d...
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE    Book Number: 28847
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Hailed as the finest book ever written on the nature of democracy, it continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, above all in the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe. De ...
DON QUIXOTE
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES    Book Number: 30326
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According to tradition Cervantes first conceived his comic masterpiece in jail - his avowed intent being to debunk the romances of chivalry. From first publication 'Don Quixote' was a best-seller, ...
MARLOWE: The Plays
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE    Book Number: 33870
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If Shakespeare had died at the age Marlowe died, there would have been no question that Marlowe would have been the leading figure in English Renaissance drama. This edition of all his plays shows ...
COLLECTED POEMS OF OSCAR WILDE
OSCAR WILDE    Book Number: 34958
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Wilde, glamorous and notorious, invites readers of his verse to meet an unknown and intimate figure. The poetry of his formative years includes the haunting elegy to his young sister and the griev...
WORDSWORTH AND COLERIDGE LYRICAL BALLADS & OTHER POEMS
WORDSWORTH & COLERIDGE    Book Number: 40198
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Lyrical Ballads (1798 and 1800) constituted a quiet poetic revolution, both in its attitude to its subject-matter and its anti-conventional language. Those volumes and Wordsworth's and Coleridge's ...
THE COLLECTED TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
EDGAR ALLAN POE    Book Number: 46363
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Contains 'Tales of Mystery and Imagination' including The Fall of the House of Usher and The Premature Burial, 'Tales of Humour and Satire' including Loss of Breath, The Sphinx and Never Bet the De...
COMPLETE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 47116
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Jane Austen is without question, one of England's most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature's most charismatic and belie...
SHORTER NOVELS OF CHARLES DICKENS
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 47917
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This collection brings together perhaps the finest of Dickens' shorter novels, filled with event, character, and the unsurpassed brilliance of his story-telling. 'Oliver Twist' enhanced and streng...
SELECTED WORKS OF THE BRONTË SISTERS
BRONTË SISTERS    Book Number: 47918
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'Agnes Grey', Anne Brontë's deeply personal novel, is a trenchant expose of the frequently isolated, intellectually stagnant and emotionally starved conditions under which many governesses worked i...
SELECTED WORKS OF JOSEPH CONRAD
JOSEPH CONRAD    Book Number: 47925
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'Lord Jim', first published in 1900, confirmed Conrad's place in literature as one of the first 'modernists' of English letters. Set in the Malay Archipelago, not only does the novel provide a grip...
SELECTED WORKS OF D.H. LAWRENCE
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 51912
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'The Captain's Doll', 'The Fox', 'The Ladybird', 'St. Mawr', 'The Princess', 'The Virgin and the Gypsy' and 'The Escaped Cock' are among the shorter stories included in this volume. The main body ...
WAGNER THE WEREWOLF
GEORGE W. M. REYNOLDS    Book Number: 52781
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Aged and deserted, Fernand Wagner agrees to serve John Faust for the last year of his life. In return he is given youth, wealth and beauty - but at the terrible price of becoming a werewolf. He lo...
BELL IN THE FOG AND OTHER STORIES
GERTRUDE ATHERTON    Book Number: 53193
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Gertrude Atherton was born in San Francisco in 1857, and died in 1948. She eloped at the age of 19, took up writing against her husband's wishes, and after his death became a protegee of Ambrose Bi...
THE BEETLE: A Mystery
RICHARD MARSH    Book Number: 54978
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From out of the dark and mystic Egypt come The Beetle, a creature of horror, 'born of neither God nor man', which can change its form at will. It is bent on revenge for a crime committed against th...
GERMINAL

New GERMINAL

EMILE ZOLA    Book Number: 56199
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'Germinal' (1885) is the 13th in Émile Zola’s cycle of 20 novels about the Rougon-Macquart dynasty. It tells the story of Étienne Lantier, from the illegitimate Macquart branch of the family, who a...
ORIENTAL GHOST STORIES
LAFCADIO HEARN    Book Number: 56200
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Lafcadio Hearn’s fascinating and unsettling ghost stories are a reinterpretation of oriental legends and folktales. They are a potent blend of weird beauty and horror. Hearn believed that the spec...
SHAKESPEARE AND HIS TRAGIC LIFE: A Biography
FRANK HARRIS    Book Number: 56215
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First published in 1909 as 'The Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life Story' this is a lively biography of England's and arguably the world's greatest playwright and poet by an ardent admirer. A pro...
CLASSIC VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN GHOST STORIES
Unknown    Book Number: 57490
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The unquiet souls of the dead, both as fictional creations and as 'real' apparitions, roam the pages of this haunting new selection of ghost stories by Rex Collings. Some of these stories are class...
LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 57493
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People had thought it was only the great distance that made it impossible to reach Asia sailing west from Spain. No one had predicted that a vast continent stood in the way. And indeed, for Colum...
TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
EDGAR ALLEN POE    Book Number: 58180
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This collection of Poe’s best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work. As well as the Gothic horror of such famous stories as 'The Pit and the Pendulum...
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