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. ...
IVANHOE Sir Walter Scott
SIR WALTER SCOTT    Book Number: 10905
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Set in the reign of Richard I, Coeur de Lion, Ivanhoe is packed with memorable incidents - sieges, ambushes and combats and equally memorable characters. Scott explores the conflicts between the Cr...
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 CONFESSIONS
Rousseau    Book Number: 25246
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When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its honest treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then it has had a more profound impact o...
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 ...
TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Polo, Marco    Book Number: 25254
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Marco Polo (1254-1329) has achieved an archetypal status as a traveller and this is one of the first great travel books of Western literature, outside the ancient world. He recounts his journey to ...
UTOPIA

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THOMAS MORE    Book Number: 25255
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Utopia is a complex, innovative and penetrating contribution to political thought. Utopians live according to the principles of natural law, but are receptive to Christian teachings, hold all posse...
DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
EDWARD GIBBON    Book Number: 25261
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Gibbon's The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published between 1776 and 1788, is the undisputed masterpiece of English historical writing which can only perish with the languag...
ON WAR

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CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ    Book Number: 25263
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Perhaps the greatest book ever written about war. Oppression soldier von Clauswitz had witnessed at first hand the immense destructive power of French Revolutionary armies which swept across Europe...
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...
INFERNO

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DANTE ALIGHIERI    Book Number: 27155
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Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is one of the most important and innovative figures of the European Middle Ages. Writing his Comedy (the epithet Divine was added by later admirers) in exile from his ...
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, ...
ILIAD AND THE ODYSSEY
GEORGE CHAPMAN    Book Number: 30617
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Hector bidding farewell to his wife and baby son, Odysseus bound to the mast listening to the Sirens, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Hom...
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...
EUGENE ONEGIN:
ALEXANDER PUSHKIN    Book Number: 47920
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Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is, for Russians, their greatest writer; Eugene Onegin is his greatest work. Yet it remains little known outside Russia. This prose version for the first time gives u...
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 ...
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