1-20 of 271 books  for:

  • Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers x
  • 19th Century Literature x
Clear all

View:

Adam Bede

Adam Bede  

George Eliot and Carol A. Martin (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 May 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920288
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199203475.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199203475
Our deeds carry their terrible consequences…consequences that are hardly ever confined to ourselves.' Pretty Hetty Sorrel is loved by the village carpenter Adam Bede, but her head is turned ... More
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  

Mark Twain and Emory Elliott (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 June 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920707
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536559.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536559
You don’t know about me, without you have read a book by the name of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, but that ain’t no matter. So begins, in characteristic fashion, one of the greatest ... More
The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio  

Carlo Collodi

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921889
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199553983.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199553983
The story of the wooden puppet who learns goodness and becomes a real boy is famous the world over, and has been familiar in English for over a century. From the moment Joseph the carpenter ... More
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  

Arthur Conan Doyle and Richard Lancelyn Green (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920868
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536955.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536955
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine, in which they were first published, and won immense popularity for Sherlock ... More
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  

Mark Twain and Peter Stoneley (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 June 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920714
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536566.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536566
‘Tom was a glittering hero once more – the pet of the old, and the envy of the young…There were some that believed he would be President yet, if he escaped hanging.’ In this enduring and ... More
Against Nature

Against Nature  

Joris-Karl Huysmans and Nicholas White (ed.)

Published in Print: 
28 May 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923043
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555116.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555116
‘It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.’ As Joris -Karl Huysmans ... More
Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey  

Anne Brontë, Robert Inglesfield (ed.), Hilda Marsden (ed.), and Sally Shuttleworth

Published in Print: 
10 June 2010
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920370
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199296989.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199296989
‘How delightful it would be to be a governess!’ When the young Agnes Grey takes up her first post as governess she is full of hope; she believes she only has to remember ‘myself at their ... More
The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors  

Henry James and Christopher Butler (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921391
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538546.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538546
Lambert Strether, a mild middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by ... More
The American

The American  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
30 July 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923074
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555208.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555208
‘You you a nun; you with your beauty defaced and your nature wasted you behind locks and bars! Never, never, if I can prevent it!’ A wealthy American man of business descends on Europe ... More
The American Senator

The American Senator  

Anthony Trollope and John Halperin (ed.)

Published in Print: 
09 October 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921087
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199537631.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199537631
Arabella Trefoil, the beautiful anti-heroine of The American Senator, was described by Trollope one of the ‘women who run down husbands’. Her actions are seen through the eyes of The ... More
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina  

Leo Tolstoy

Published in Print: 
14 April 2016
eISBN: 
9780191920080
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198748847.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198748847
‘Love… it means too much to me, far more than you can understand.’ At its simplest, Anna Karenina is a love story. It is a portrait of a beautiful and intelligent woman whose passionate ... More
The Antiquary

The Antiquary  

Walter Scott and Nicola Watson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
23 April 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923180
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555710.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555710
‘It was early in a fine summer’s day, near the end of the eighteenth century, when a young man, of genteel appearance, having occasion to go towards the north-east of Scotland, provided ... More
Armadale

Armadale  

Wilkie Collins and Catharine Peters (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921223
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538157.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538157

Armadale tells the devastating story of the independent, murderous, and adulterous Lydia Gwilt. This traditional melodrama also considers the modern theme of the role of women in society.

Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days  

Jules Verne

Published in Print: 
11 September 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921810
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552511.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552511
Having assured the members of London’s exclusive Reform Club that he will circumnavigate the world in 80 days, Fogg – stiff, repressed, English – starts by joining forces with an ... More
The Aspern Papers and Other Stories

The Aspern Papers and Other Stories  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 February 2013
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923548
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199639878.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199639878
There's no baseness I wouldn't commit for Jeffrey Aspern's sake.’ The poet Aspern, long since dead, has left behind some private papers. They are jealously guarded by an old lady, once his ... More
Aurora Floyd

Aurora Floyd  

Mary Elizabeth Braddon and P. D. Edwards (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923067
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555161.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555161
abstract ‘With Lady Audley’s Secret, Mary Elizabeth Braddon had established herself, alongside Wilkie Collins and Mrs Henry Wood, as one of the ruling ... More
Autobiography

Autobiography  

John Stuart Mill and Mark Philp (ed.)

Published in Print: 
22 March 2018
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920103
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198759607.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198759607
It may be useful that there should be some record of an education which was unusual and remarkable John Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, economist, and political thinker, was the most ... More
An Autobiographyand Other Writings

An Autobiography: and Other Writings  

Anthony Trollope and Nicholas Shrimpton (ed.)

Published in Print: 
12 May 2016
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923692
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199675296.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199675296
I hated the office. I hated my work...the only career in life within my reach was that of an author.' The only autobiography by a major Victorian novelist, Trollope’s account offers a ... More
The AwakeningAnd Other Stories

The Awakening: And Other Stories  

Kate Chopin and Pamela Knights (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920851
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536948.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536948
‘She wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum before.’ Kate Chopin was one of the most individual and adventurous of nineteenth-century american writers, whose fiction explored new ... More
Barchester TowersThe Chronicles of Barsetshire

Barchester Towers: The Chronicles of Barsetshire  

Anthony Trollope and John Bowen (ed.)

Published in Print: 
09 October 2014
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923647
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199665860.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199665860
‘Mr Slope flattered himself that he could out-manoeuvre the lady…he did not doubt of ultimate triumph.’ Barchester Towers (1857) was the book that made Trollope's reputation and it remains ... More

View: