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Oxford World's Classics store

Oxford World's Classics are recognized for the authority and reliability of their texts and translations. They include much-loved novels such as Pride and Prejudice and Great Expectations and a wealth of equally enthralling works of literature, religion, and philosophy. Our books are highly regarded for their timeless appeal and critical quality, encompassing classic fiction, ancient philosophy, and some surprising gems from cookery books to magical Celtic tales. A continuous programme of new titles and revised editions ensures that the series retains its breadth and reflects the latest scholarship. Comprehensive introductions, clear explanatory notes, chronologies, and bibliographies support the classic texts. In addition, many Oxford World's Classics include fascinating and useful related material such as maps, glossaries, indexes, illustrations, and appendices.

Media Classics--Books that Inspired Film, TV, and Radio Adaptations

Richard II: The Oxford Shakespeare
William Shakespeare, Anthony B...
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£7.99 £5.59
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ruth Prigozy
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£6.99 £5.24
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Charles Dickens--Celebrate the Anniversary of Dickens' Birth

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas...
Charles Dickens, Robert...
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£7.99 £6.39
Bleak House (Oxford World's Classics)
Charles Dickens, Stephen Gill
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£8.99 £7.10

Trollope--New Editions of Trollope's Palliser Series

The Eustace Diamonds
Anthony Trollope, Helen Small
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£9.99

British & Irish Literature

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and...
Lewis Carroll, Peter Hunt, John Tenniel
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£5.99 £4.79
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer, Christopher Cannon, ...
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£7.99 £6.39
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Ancient Classics

Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, The...
Stephanie Dalley
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£8.99 £6.29
Jason and the Golden Fleece
Apollonius of Rhodes, Richard Hunter
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£7.99 £5.59
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American Literature

The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories
Henry James, T. J. Lustig
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£6.99 £5.99
The Aspern Papers and Other Stories
Henry James, Adrian Poole
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£5.99 £5.29
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European Literature

Germinal (Oxford World's Classics)
Émile Zola, Robert Lethbridge, Peter...
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£8.99 £6.29
Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a...
Friedrich Nietzsche, Robert C. Holub, ...
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£7.99 £6.39
The Belly of Paris
Émile Zola, Brian Nelson
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£8.99 £6.29
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Religion & Belief

The Pilgrim's Progress
John Bunyan, W.R. Owens
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£7.99 £5.59
The Koran (Oxford World's Classics)
Arthur J. Arberry
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£9.99 £7.99
The Bhagavad Gita
W. J. Johnson
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£4.99 £3.99
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Oxford Shakespeare

The Oxford Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2011 marked the completion of the Oxford Shakespeare series under the general editorship of Stanley Wells. The work of 30 scholars over the course of 32 years, all Shakespeare's 39 major works are now available in editions that interpret and illuminate the texts for today's readers.

As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare

As You Like It is Shakespeare's most light-hearted comedy, and its witty heroine Rosalind has... Read more
£7.99 £6.39

Little Women (Oxford World's Classics)

Little Women has remained enduringly popular since its publication in 1868, becoming the... Read more
£7.99 £6.39