Tools and Resources

Below are free resources to be used for research and teaching, created by scholars and specialists for Oxford World’s Classics.

Audio Guides

These audio guides allow you to tune in and let our expert editors and translators guide you through some of the greatest literature from around the world. Listen as they talk about the circumstances in which the authors lived, the origins of their writings, and the reasons for their enduring appeal.


Explore our collection of blog posts with new blogs added regularly. From 'Continuing Jane Austen’s unfinished novel Sandition' to 'Why Robinson Crusoe is really an urban tale', join the conversation on classic literature with top literary scholars.

Video Content

These videos, from 'Why read Zola?' to 'The Importance of Money in Jane Austen’s Novels', allow readers to hear unique insights and perspectives of classic works from our series volume editors.