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Literary Classics

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing ‘Literary Classics’ collection includes some of the most inspiring and provocative works from previous centuries, including great writers such as Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Henry Fielding and Lord Byron. Our comprehensive introductions and commentary ensure they reflect the latest scholarly research, making an integral contribution to literary history. As an edited selection of the best literary classics, these titles will continue to be read by generation after generation.

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A Child's History of Engla...

Dickens's self-imposed task in A Child's History of England makes it particularly revealing of his attitudes to history, morality (personal and social), children and education....
£5.99

A Christmas Carol (and oth...

A Christmas Carol is perhaps Dickens's single best-known and most-loved work. Here, it is coupled with four other short pieces: The Battle of Life, The Cricket on the Hearth, Doctor Marigold and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain....
£9.99

A Desert Drama

A Desert Drama, being the Tragedy of the 'Korosko' is a novel set among late-Victorian tourists in Egypt, and concerning abduction and the then still exotic and unknown peoples of the Upper Nile....
£7.99

A Duet, with an Occasional...

A Duet is a novel, set in Conan Doyle's own time, written partly in the epistolary form he sought to revive after a century of disuse and which was also related to the self-conscious textuality of the late-Victorian urban Gothic....
£9.99

A Footnote to History and ...

This volume contains various historical and descriptive writings concerned immediately with the conditions and international relations Stevenson discovered while a resident in Samoa, including a series of letters to English newspapers which attracted considerable attention at the time....
£6.99

A Laodicean

Despite its happy ending, unusual in Hardy's mature novels, A Laodicean is a typically uncompromising examination of the world as Hardy found it, specifically denominational rivalry, medievalism and novelistic attitudes to marriage....
£5.99

A Study in Scarlet and The...

This volume contains the first two novel-length Sherlock Holmes cases: A Study in Scarlet, which to a large extent made Conan Doyle's literary reputation, and The Sign of Four....
£5.99

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities is unusual among Dickens's novels both for its historical setting and its strong political stance, dealing as it does with the French Revolution. Nonetheless, it has the same qualities as fiction, and popularity, as his other major novels....
£5.99

A Wonder-book, Tanglewood ...

This volume contains Hawthorne's three highly successful volumes of tales for children, two based on classical myth and one on New England history....
£9.99

Afloat and Ashore

This is the first half (the second, Miles Wallingford, is also available from CSP) of one of Fenimore Cooper's novelistic diptychs. Like many of his later novels, the forms of his eary fiction are preserved but with a strong undercurrent of social commentary on the America of his time....
£16.99

Amelia

Amelia is Fielding's last novel, his darkest and least comic but also his most autobiographical, drawing on his own experience of London society and continuing the vein of social critique of his earlier novels in a more serious mode....
£11.99

American Notes

This account of Dickens' first tour of the United States was deeply, and probably to some extent deliberately, controversial on its first publication. It shifts between specific observation and outspoken general comment on the USA at the time....
£7.99
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