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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, audio book Mr. Darcy, Darcy Pride And Prejudice, British Period Dramas, High School Literature, Elizabeth Gaskell, Jane Austen Novels, Bronte Sisters, Bridget Jones, Page Turner

Calling All Harry Styles Fans: A History on Heartthrobs Is Here

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. Classic Literature, Classic Books, Jane Austen, Do Anything, Erotic, Day

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This Valentine’s Day, don’t do anything Jane Austen wouldn’t do.

Heathcliff wuthering heights essay topic Sep 2012 · Suggested essay topics and study questions for Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Perfect for students who have to write Wuthering Heights essays. Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Heathcliff Wuthering Heights, Wuthering Heights Quotes, Twilight, Online Book Club, Critical Essay, Bronte Sisters, Story Titles

How much do you know about Wuthering Heights? [quiz] | OUPblog

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.)

This classic story of the March family women and their lives in New England during the Civil War has remained enduringly popular since its publication in Oxford Classics, Veritas Press, Book Whisperer, Baker And Taylor, Louisa May Alcott, Thing 1, Book Sites, Good Wife, Coming Of Age

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - review

dewdrop: 'I felt rather lonely after the March sisters had gone as I loved their spirit and felt as if I was almost one of them, which is a clear sign of this book's greatness'

harriet jacobs essay Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Jacobs - Oxford . Booker T, Books To Buy, The Life, Me On A Map, Literature, How To Memorize Things, World, Oxford, Maps

Harriet Jacobs: the life of a slave girl | OUPblog

"Jacobs’ narrative similarly introduces incidents drawing on stock representations of slavery. For example, in both John Brown’s 1855 slave narrative, Slave Life in Georgia, and Jacobs’ Incidents painful cleansing agents are applied to a slave’s back just after a whipping; and slaves are tied up in a back-straining “buck” in order to enhance their pain."

Angela Carter was an English novelist & journalist known for her feminist magical realism & picaresque works. In 2008 The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of 50 greatest British writers since Angela Carter, Fantasy Authors, Story Writer, Fiction And Nonfiction, British Library, Sci Fi Fantasy, Women In History, Fairy Tales, All About Time

The Lives, and Fictions, of Angela Carter

The Lives, and Fictions, of Angela Carter (Image: Angela Carter. Fair use via Wikimedia Commons.)

Women who changed the world. Jane Austen – English author who wrote romantic fiction combined with social realism. Her famous novels include: Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park and Emma Elizabeth Gaskell, Darcy E Elizabeth, Regency Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Geeks, Camila Lopez, Roman Noir, Michel De Montaigne, Pride And Prejudice

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we started thinking about what we associate with romance. Jane Austen was an obvious choice for this week’s Very Short Fact… “ In December 1817, an...

Virginia Woolf in color.Virginia Woolf, British author, A novelist, essayist and critic, Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen) was a leading figure in London literary circles and was a member of the Bloomsbury group. Modernist Literature, Classic Literature, British Literature, English Literature, British Library, British History, American History, Native American, Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf: author, publisher, feminist | OUPblog

Reminiscing Virginia Woolf's legacy as a woman, a feminist, and a novelist (Image: Portrait of Virginia Woolf by George Charles Beresford. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons).

Which Jane Austen character are you? [I came out as Marianne Dashwood which didn't surprise me at all. I'm often ruled more by emotion than common sense! <-- I am Marianne as well, which kind of works for me- I love her! Jane Austen, Elizabeth Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, Pride And Prejudice, Geek Chic, Looks Cool, Book Worms, Nerd, Regency Era

Explore The English Language | Lexico

There are so many wonderful women in the novels of Jane Austen - it's time to find out which Jane Austen heroine you are! (Cross your fingers for Lizzy.)

houghtonlib: “ Virginia Woolf, From the Monk’s House photos. MS Thr 564 Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University ” Virginia Woolf, born this day in Virginia Woolf, English Writers, English Literature, Writers And Poets, Writers Write, Vanessa Hudgens, Vita Sackville West, Bloomsbury Group, Room Of One's Own

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A Very Short Fact: English author Virginia Woolf died on this day in 1941. A long-time sufferer of depression, Woolf sensed the return of her mental illness and committed suicide. ““The idea that the...

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American Renaissance: the Light & the Dark | OUPblog

The American Renaissance—perhaps the richest literary period in American history, critics argue—produced lettered giants Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Emily Dickinson. Much like the social and historical setting in which it was birthed, this period was full of paradoxes that were uniquely American.

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Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice – an audio guide

Stream Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice – an audio guide, a playlist by Oxford Academic (OUP) from desktop or your mobile device

Zora Neale Hurston – was an African American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." For more on the African American experience visit Discover Black Heritage. Zora Neale Hurston, African American Culture, African American History, Native American, British History, Richard Wright, Harlem Renaissance Writers, Portraits Victoriens, Black And White

The ‘New Woman’ & American literature | OUPblog

In late 19th and early 20th-century America, a new image of womanhood emerged that began to shape public views and understandings of women’s role in society. With the suffrage and labor movements, the “new woman” emerged. These modern women were attending colleges, rejecting domesticity, asserting themselves politically in public, and becoming a part of the cultural landscape through literature. As the 12th century progresses, the voices of women pushed for more self-discovery and freedom…

Persuasion by Jane Austen - Oxford University Press - ISBN 10 0192802631 - ISBN 13 0192802631 - 'She had been forced into prudence in her… Oxford Classics, Girl Boss Book, The Brothers Karamazov, Jane Austen Novels, Jane Austen Persuasion, First Love, Fiction, Live, World

Books for loved ones on Valentine's Day | OUPblog

What does your bookshelf say about you? When you work in publishing, you tend to bypass the traditional gifts of chocolate and flowers and aim an arrow straight for the heart -- with books. Here are a few staff recommendations on books for the people you love.

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Atlanta’s own Margaret Mitchell was born on this day in 1900. Browse and order prints from our collection.

Virginia Woolf in color.Virginia Woolf, British author, A novelist, essayist and critic, Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen) was a leading figure in London literary circles and was a member of the Bloomsbury group. Modernist Literature, Classic Literature, British Literature, English Literature, British Library, British History, American History, Native American, Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf: author, publisher, feminist | OUPblog

Reminiscing Virginia Woolf's legacy as a woman, a feminist, and a novelist (Image: Portrait of Virginia Woolf by George Charles Beresford. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons).

Children's Literature

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - Oxford University Press - ISBN 10 0199567565 - ISBN 13 0199567565 - 'Believe me my young… Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Vincennes University, Kenneth Grahame, Sauce, The Conjuring, Audio Books, Oxford, World

Best beach classics: the books you should be reading this summer | OUPblog

Summer technically isn't over yet. There's still time to soak up some more sun with a few good reads!

Shakespeare

Another in our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. Literature Books, Classic Books, Teaching English, Shakespeare, Libraries, Oxford, Merry, Education, Classic Literature

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We cannot get enough of our Out of Print stacks here at OUP Oxford. Our latest treasure hunt for our Shakespeare-related publishing has revealed these colourful books from an old series called Oxford...

Visit this William Shakespeare site including information about the First Folio. Educational resource for the First Folio and William Shakespeare. Comprehensive facts about the First Folio plus many pictures. William Shakespeare, Shakespeare Sonnets, Shakespeare Plays, Shakespeare Portrait, Shakespeare Facts, Shakespeare Online, Most Expensive Book, Expensive Art, Vinyls

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Our Very Short Fact this week is about William Shakespeare, who died on this day 1616. “ Shakespeare was widely admired in his own time, still more so after the publication of the First Folio. But he...

More from our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. Literature Books, Classic Books, Teaching English, Shakespeare, Libraries, Oxford, Education, Cover, Classic Literature

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We cannot get enough of our Out of Print stacks here at OUP Oxford. Our latest treasure hunt for our Shakespeare-related publishing has revealed these colourful books from an old series called Oxford...

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Happy 206th birthday to Pride and Prejudice, published #OnThisDay in 1813. Image credit: An 1833 engraving of a scene from Chapter 59 of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Pickering & Greatbatch. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. #janeausten #prideandprejudice #literature

Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea-Who Was the Poe Toaster? We Still Have No Idea In Baltimore, they’re keeping the tradition of visiting Edgar Allan Poe’s grave for his birthday—but without the mystery - Edgar Allan Poe, Critique D'art, Maurice Denis, Aubrey Beardsley, Alberto Giacometti, Portraits, Poster Prints, Art Prints, Literatura

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Happy 210th birthday to Edgar Allan Poe! Image credit: Edgar Allan Poe 1895 by Felix Vallotton. Public domain via Flickr. #edgarallanpoe #americanwriters #literature #onthisday #otd

in writer A. Milne was born. Best known for creating Winnie the Pooh, Milne was also an established playwright. Image credit: Photograph of A. Milne by E. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. Christopher Robin Milne, Alan Alexander Milne, Joining The British Army, The Big Read, The Famous Five, Little Britain, People Smoking, If Rudyard Kipling, Winnie The Pooh

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#OnThisDay in 1882, writer A.A. Milne was born. Best known for creating Winnie the Pooh, Milne was also an established playwright. Image credit: Photograph of A.A. Milne by E. O. Hoppé. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. #otd #aamilne #winniethepooh #childrensliterature #literature #winniethepoohday

 Truchy, Pamela undressing herself (Mrs Jewkes being first got to bed) while Mr. disguised in the maids clothes, with the ap. Engraved Plates, British Literature, History Of England, National Theatre, Classic Books, The World's Greatest, Novels, Playwright, Prints

The tortures of adapting Samuel Richardson’s 'Pamela' | OUPblog

Martin Crimp is the latest playwright to have creatively interpreted Samuel Richardson's classic. #britishliterature #pamela #samuelrichardson #literature #theatre #nationaltheatre

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - Oxford University Press - ISBN 10 0199567565 - ISBN 13 0199567565 - 'Believe me my young… Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Vincennes University, Kenneth Grahame, Sauce, The Conjuring, Audio Books, Oxford, World

Best beach classics: the books you should be reading this summer | OUPblog

Summer technically isn't over yet. There's still time to soak up some more sun with a few good reads!

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, audio book Mr. Darcy, Darcy Pride And Prejudice, British Period Dramas, High School Literature, Elizabeth Gaskell, Jane Austen Novels, Bronte Sisters, Bridget Jones, Page Turner

Calling All Harry Styles Fans: A History on Heartthrobs Is Here

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. Classic Literature, Classic Books, Jane Austen, Do Anything, Erotic, Day

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This Valentine’s Day, don’t do anything Jane Austen wouldn’t do.

Heathcliff wuthering heights essay topic Sep 2012 · Suggested essay topics and study questions for Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. Perfect for students who have to write Wuthering Heights essays. Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Heathcliff Wuthering Heights, Wuthering Heights Quotes, Twilight, Online Book Club, Critical Essay, Bronte Sisters, Story Titles

How much do you know about Wuthering Heights? [quiz] | OUPblog

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.)

This classic story of the March family women and their lives in New England during the Civil War has remained enduringly popular since its publication in Oxford Classics, Veritas Press, Book Whisperer, Baker And Taylor, Louisa May Alcott, Thing 1, Book Sites, Good Wife, Coming Of Age

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - review

dewdrop: 'I felt rather lonely after the March sisters had gone as I loved their spirit and felt as if I was almost one of them, which is a clear sign of this book's greatness'

harriet jacobs essay Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Jacobs - Oxford . Booker T, Books To Buy, The Life, Me On A Map, Literature, How To Memorize Things, World, Oxford, Maps

Harriet Jacobs: the life of a slave girl | OUPblog

"Jacobs’ narrative similarly introduces incidents drawing on stock representations of slavery. For example, in both John Brown’s 1855 slave narrative, Slave Life in Georgia, and Jacobs’ Incidents painful cleansing agents are applied to a slave’s back just after a whipping; and slaves are tied up in a back-straining “buck” in order to enhance their pain."

Another in our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. Literature Books, Classic Books, Teaching English, Shakespeare, Libraries, Oxford, Merry, Education, Classic Literature

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We cannot get enough of our Out of Print stacks here at OUP Oxford. Our latest treasure hunt for our Shakespeare-related publishing has revealed these colourful books from an old series called Oxford...

Visit this William Shakespeare site including information about the First Folio. Educational resource for the First Folio and William Shakespeare. Comprehensive facts about the First Folio plus many pictures. William Shakespeare, Shakespeare Sonnets, Shakespeare Plays, Shakespeare Portrait, Shakespeare Facts, Shakespeare Online, Most Expensive Book, Expensive Art, Vinyls

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Our Very Short Fact this week is about William Shakespeare, who died on this day 1616. “ Shakespeare was widely admired in his own time, still more so after the publication of the First Folio. But he...

More from our out-of-print library! We love these covers from our old colourful Oxford Shakespeare Concordances series. Literature Books, Classic Books, Teaching English, Shakespeare, Libraries, Oxford, Education, Cover, Classic Literature

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We cannot get enough of our Out of Print stacks here at OUP Oxford. Our latest treasure hunt for our Shakespeare-related publishing has revealed these colourful books from an old series called Oxford...

Angela Carter was an English novelist & journalist known for her feminist magical realism & picaresque works. In 2008 The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of 50 greatest British writers since Angela Carter, Fantasy Authors, Story Writer, Fiction And Nonfiction, British Library, Sci Fi Fantasy, Women In History, Fairy Tales, All About Time

The Lives, and Fictions, of Angela Carter

The Lives, and Fictions, of Angela Carter (Image: Angela Carter. Fair use via Wikimedia Commons.)

Women who changed the world. Jane Austen – English author who wrote romantic fiction combined with social realism. Her famous novels include: Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park and Emma Elizabeth Gaskell, Darcy E Elizabeth, Regency Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Geeks, Camila Lopez, Roman Noir, Michel De Montaigne, Pride And Prejudice

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we started thinking about what we associate with romance. Jane Austen was an obvious choice for this week’s Very Short Fact… “ In December 1817, an...

Virginia Woolf in color.Virginia Woolf, British author, A novelist, essayist and critic, Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen) was a leading figure in London literary circles and was a member of the Bloomsbury group. Modernist Literature, Classic Literature, British Literature, English Literature, British Library, British History, American History, Native American, Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf: author, publisher, feminist | OUPblog

Reminiscing Virginia Woolf's legacy as a woman, a feminist, and a novelist (Image: Portrait of Virginia Woolf by George Charles Beresford. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons).