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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
The Adventures of Roderick Random

The Adventures of Roderick Random  

Tobias Smollett and Paul-Gabriel Boucé (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 September 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921742
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552344.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552344
Roderick Random (1748), Smollett's first novel, is full of the dazzling vitality characteristics of all his work, as well as of his own life. Roderick is the boisterous and unprincipled ... 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
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 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
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: 
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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: 
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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.

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: 
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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
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
Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge  

Charles Dickens, Jon Mee, and Clive Hurst (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921261
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538201.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199538201
What dark history is this?’ This is the question that hangs over Dickens’s brooding novel of mayhem and murder in the eighteenth century. Set in London at the time of the anti-Catholic ... More
Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon  

William Makepeace Thackeray and Andrew Sanders (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 September 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921032
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199537464.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199537464
Set in the second half of the eighteenth century, Barry Lyndon is the fictional autobiography of an adventurer and rogue whom the reader is led to distrust from the very beginning. Born ... More
Basil

Basil  

Wilkie Collins and Dorothy Goldman (ed.)

Published in Print: 
10 July 2008
eISBN: 
9780191920745
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536702.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536702
In Basil's secret and unconsummated marriage to the linen-draper's sexually precocious daughter, and the shocking betrayal, insanity, and death that follow, Collins reveals the bustling, ... More
Belinda

Belinda  

Maria Edgeworth and Linda Bree (ed.)

Published in Print: 
01 May 2020
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923746
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199682133.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199682133
‘It is singular, that my having spent a winter with one of the most dissipated women in England should have sobered my mind so completely.’ Maria Edgeworth's 1801 novel, Belinda, is an ... More
Black Beauty

Black Beauty  

Anna Sewell and Adrienne E. Gavin (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 November 2012
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923531
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199608522.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199608522
‘I have heard men say, that seeing is believing; but I should say that feeling is believing.’ Anna Sewell's famous ‘Autobiography of a Horse, published in 1877, is one of the bestselling ... More
Bleak House

Bleak House  

Charles Dickens and Stephen Gill (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 May 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920639
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199536313.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199536313
Bleak House, Dickens’s most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections —between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ... More
The Bride of Lammermoor

The Bride of Lammermoor  

Walter Scott and Fiona Robertson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 August 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921803
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552504.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199552504
The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and ... More
CamillaPicture of Youth

Camilla: Picture of Youth  

Fanny Burney, Edward A. Bloom (ed.), and Lillian D. Bloom (ed.)

Published in Print: 
28 May 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923197
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199555741
First published in 1796, Camilla deals with the matrimonial concerns of a group of young people-Camilla Tyrold and her sisters, the daughters of a country parson, and their cousin Indiana ... More
Can You Forgive Her?

Can You Forgive Her?  

Anthony Trollope and Dinah Birch (ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 March 2012
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923364
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199578177.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199578177
‘She loved him much, and admired him even more than she loved him…Would that he had some faults!’ Alice Vavasor is torn between a risky marriage with her ambitious cousin George and the ... More

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