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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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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

An Analysis of Antient Myt...

Jacob Bryant (1715–1804) was an eminent scholar and mythographer, who has been described as “the outstanding figure among the mythagogues who flourished in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.”His work, An analysis of Antient(sic) Mythology, has been regarded as one of the most in-depth Classical works on Ancient Gre...
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An Autobiography

Trollope’s autobiography, despite causing him problems with critics after his death for his attitudes to writing, is considered one of the most significant autobiographies of its period....
£6.49

An Eye for an Eye and Aaro...

An Eye for an Eye is a grimly realistic yet Gothic-tinged study of social divisions - of class, church and generation. Aaron Trow, also Gothic-tinged, is a disturbingly stark short story....
£6.99

An Inland Voyage and Trave...

This volume contains two early pieces of travel writing by Stevenson, both concerning parts of continental Western Europe and describing travels carried out in much more eccentric ways than most of the travel books of the day....
£5.99

An Old Man's Love

An Old Man's Love is a well-observed novelistic exploration of the Victorian social realities of emigration, bereavement and social networks....
£11.99

Ancient Women in Modern Me...

While the role of women in western society has changed since the time of the great classical eras of Greece and Rome, the heroines of ancient myth remain just as potent to modern audiences as they were for their original creators. Regardless of genre or medium, these women of antiquity retain their power to reinforce, challenge, or...
£41.99

Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope was one of the most popular writers of his generation, the one between Dickens and Thackeray on the one hand and such late Victorians as Stevenson and Wilde on the other which saw the greatest popularity and social standing of the Victorian literary novel. However, his posthumous reputation suffered at the hands of...
£399.99

Antiquity in Popular Liter...

Spiritus flat ubi vult academicus. It seems evident that the study of antiquity and the study of antiquity’s persistence will continue to be distributed ubique terrarum. This pleasing circumstance was exemplified in January 2014, at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, an institution named after Poland’s influential nineteenth...
£57.99

Aspects of Byron's Don Jua...

Aspects of Byron’s Don Juan is, in part, a proceedings volume from the 2012 conference held by the Newstead Byron Society at Nottingham Trent University. Speakers represented in the book include Malcolm Kelsall, Peter Cochran, Diego Saglia and Itsuyo Higashinaka. Topics range from the politics of Don Juan, and its treatment of wome...
£59.99

Author of Illusions

Pericles, famed general and foremost political leader of Athens during her glory days of the 5th century, brought about the downfall of the Athenian empire almost single-handedly. This truth, obvious to contemporary Greeks, is today not generally understood, and we have Thucydides and his History of the Peloponnesian War to thank f...
£39.99

Autobiography Of a Pocket-...

This short novel is one of Fenimore Cooper's more scathing social satires, and also one of his more daring experiments in fictional form; for perhaps both reasons, it has always been hard to find in print....
£16.99
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