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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: 
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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 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
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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
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
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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: 
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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 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
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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
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
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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
The Bostonians

The Bostonians  

Henry James and R. D. Gooder (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 March 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921582
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199539147.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199539147
The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of “the two most brilliant novels in the language.” The novel’s many allusions ... More
The Confidence-ManHis Masquerade

The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade  

Herman Melville, Tony Tanner (ed.), and John Dugdale (ed.)

Published in Print: 
09 October 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923012
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554850.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199554850
Male, female, deft, fraudulent, constantly shifting: which of the ‘masquerade’ of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidèle is ‘the confidence man’? The central motif of Melville’s ... More
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court  

Mark Twain, M. Thomas Inge (ed.), and Daniel Carter Beard

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921698
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199540587.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199540587
When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. Thus what began as a literary burlesque of ... More
Daisy Miller and An International Episode

Daisy Miller and An International Episode  

Henry James and Adrian Poole (ed.)

Published in Print: 
13 June 2013
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923555
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199639885.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199639885
An inscrutable combination of audacity and innocence’ ... Young Daisy Miller perplexes, amuses, and charms her stiff but susceptible fellow-American, Frederick Winterbourne. Is she innocent ... More
Daisy Miller and Other Stories

Daisy Miller and Other Stories  

Henry James and Jean Gooder (ed.)

Published in Print: 
29 January 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921407
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538560.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538560

This volume includes “Daisy Miller”, “Pandora”, “The Patagonia”, and “Four Meetings”.

The EuropeansA Sketch

The Europeans: A Sketch  

Henry James and Ian Campbell Ross

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191923166
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199555635.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199555635
Eugenia, Baroness Mnster, wife of a German princeling who wishes to be rid of her, crosses the ocean with her brother Felix to seek out their American relatives. Their voyage is prompted, ... More
The Golden Bowl

The Golden Bowl  

Henry James and Virginia Llewellyn Smith (ed.)

Published in Print: 
29 January 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921414
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538584.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538584
abstract A rich American art-collector and his daughter Maggie buy in for themselves and to their greater glory a beautiful young wife and a noble husband. ... More
The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables  

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Michael Davitt Bell (ed.)

Published in Print: 
26 March 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921575
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199539123.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199539123
In the final years of the seventeenth century in a small New England town, the venerable Colonel Pyncheon decides to erect a ponderously oak-framed and spacious family mansion. It occupies ... More
The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans  

James Fenimore Cooper and John McWilliams (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921254
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538195.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538195
The second of Cooper’s five Leatherstocking Tales, this is the one which has consistently captured the imagination of generations since it was first published in 1826. Its success lies ... More
Little Women

Little Women  

Louisa May Alcott and Valerie Alderson (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921216
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199538119.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199538119
Little Women has remained enduringly popular since its publication in 1868, becoming the inspiration for a whole genre of family stories. Set in a small New England community, it tells of ... More
Looking Backward 2000-1887

Looking Backward 2000-1887  

Edward Bellamy and Matthew Beaumont (ed.)

Published in Print: 
25 June 2009
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921841
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199552573.001.0001
Format: 
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ISBN: 
9780199552573
‘No person can be blamed for refusing to read another word of what promises to be a mere imposition upon his credulity.’ Julian West, a feckless aristocrat living in fin-de-siècle Boston, ... More
The Marble Faun

The Marble Faun  

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Susan Manning (ed.)

Published in Print: 
11 December 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191921919
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199554072.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199554072
Any narrative of human action and adventure – whether we call it history or Romance – is certain to be a fragile handiwork, more easily rent than mended.’ The fragility – and the durability ... More
Moby Dick

Moby Dick  

Herman Melville and Tony Tanner (ed.)

Published in Print: 
17 April 2008
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920493
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780199535729.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199535729
This classic story of high adventure, manic obsession, and metaphysical speculation was Melville's masterpiece. The tale of Captain Ahab's frantic pursuit of the cunning and notorious white ... More
My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom  

Frederick Douglass and Celeste-Marie Bernier (ed.)

Published in Print: 
28 November 2019
Published Online: 
16 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780191920219
DOI: 
10.1093/owc/9780198820710.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198820710
It was said to me, “Better have a little of the plantation manner of speech than not; ‘tis not best that you seem too learned.”’ Appearing in 1855, My Bondage and My Freedom is the second ... More

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