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Bringing readers closer to the world's greatest literature with Oxford World's Classics series of classic books and other Oxford University Press publishing.
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Think Hollywood Hearthrobs are a new phenomenon? Think again. (Image: Darcy à Netherfield by C.E. Brock. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.)
Don’t do anything Jane Austen wouldn’t do. #JaneAusten #Austen #classicliterature #books
Do you know what "Wuthering Heights" is? Do you know what pseudonym Emily Brontë used to publish her book? Find out with a quiz on this famous work of literature. (Image: Title page for the first volume of the first edition of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. Thomas Cautley Newby, publisher. Lowell 1238.5 (A), Houghton Library, Harvard University. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

Women Writers

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Summer technically isn't over yet. There's still time to soak up some more sun with a few good reads!
The Roald Dahl 100 campaign marks the centennial of his birth and celebrates his masterfully creative and ingenious works. (Image credit: Matilda 1st Edition cover. Fair use via Wikimedia Commons.)
“The Queen turned crimson with fury,* and, after glaring at her for a moment like a wild beast, began screaming ‘Off with her head! Off with——’ ‘Nonsense!’ said Alice, very loudly and decidedly, and the Queen was silent.” - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Illustration by John Tenniel.

Children's Literature

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Another in our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. #shakespeare #literature #books #libraries #merrywives
"Shakespeare was widely admired in his own time, still more so after the publication of the First Folio. But he was not initially regarded as superior to all his contemporaries. ['English Literature: A Very Short Introduction'] #shakespeare #literature #books (Image: Wikimedia)
More from our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. #shakespeare #literature #books #libraries #muchado

Shakespeare

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