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Oxford Tales, thirteen to ei... - Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, ...
 

Oxford Tales, thirteen to ei...Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, ...

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Short stories in and about or inspired by Oxford written by the Turl Street Story Tellers, an Oxford based writing group. This is the third in a series being published on-line, but see two previous books of short stories published by the gr… more

Oxford Tales, thirteen to eighteen (New Oxford Tales)
Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, Roger Marshall, Neil Hancox, Nicola Wilcox, Gwilym Scourfield
English
Recollections of the Lakes a... -  Thomas De Quincey
 

Recollections of the Lakes a... Thomas De Quincey

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(…)” Soon after my return to Oxford in 1807-8, I received a letter from Miss Wordsworth, asking for any subscriptions I might succeed in obtaining, amongst my college friends, in aid of the funds then raising on behalf of an orphan famil… more

Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets
Thomas De Quincey
English
The Unknowable: The Herbert ... - George Santayana
 

The Unknowable: The Herbert ...George Santayana

The Unknowable: The Herbert Spencer lecture Delivered at Oxford, 24 October, 1923 (1923)

The Unknowable: The Herbert Spencer lecture Delivered at Oxford, 24 October, 1923 (1923)
George Santayana
English
The Road From Mandalay:A Jou... - Richard Rhodes  James
 

The Road From Mandalay:A Jou...Richard Rhodes James

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This is a tale of a life few understand today: the human cost of Empire, where families were torn apart - a father seen once every four years - growing up in the Thirties, a time much talked and written about by those who never knew it; a … more

The Road From Mandalay:A Journey in the Shadow of the East
Richard Rhodes James
AuthorHouse , English
'The Sixpenny Debt' and Othe... - Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling,...
 

'The Sixpenny Debt' and Othe...Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling,...

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From thirteen talented Oxford writers, stories that sweep across town, gown and countryside. Featuring everything from love, lust, loss and death to tortoise and Tchaikovsky, this collection of stories will delight and enthrall al those who… more

The Sixpenny Debt’ and Other Oxford Stories (OxPens Oxford Short Story Anthologies)
Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling, Jane Stemp, Mary Cavanagh, Sheila Costello, Jane Gordon-Cumming, Gina Claye, Chris Blount, Angela Cecil-Reid, Linora Lawrence
OxPens Publishing , English
Oxford Modern English Grammar - Bas Aarts
 

Oxford Modern English GrammarBas Aarts

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Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford’s brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and writt… more

Oxford Modern English Grammar
Bas Aarts
OUP Oxford , English
The Cabala of Pegasus - Giordano Bruno
 

The Cabala of PegasusGiordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno’s Cabala del cavallo pegaseo (The Cabala of Pegasus) grew out of the great Italian philosopher’s experiences lecturing and debating at Oxford in early 1584. Having received a cold reception there because of his viewpoints, Br… more

The Cabala of Pegasus
Giordano Bruno
Yale University Press , English
Beware of the Trains (Blooms... - Edmund Crispin
 

Beware of the Trains (Blooms...Edmund Crispin

How acute are your powers of perception? Do they begin to match those of Gervase Fen, Oxford don and sleuth supreme? First published in 1953, these sixteen short stories are classic examples of Fen’s mastery of his art-solving the most inso… more

Beware of the Trains (Bloomsbury Reader)
Edmund Crispin
Bloomsbury Reader , English
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Bo... - Friedrich Nietzsche
 

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Bo...Friedrich Nietzsche

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The profoundest book there is, born from the innermost richness of truth, an inexhaustible well into which no bucket descends without coming up with gold and goodness.’

Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) was Nietzsche’s own favourite among all… more

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and Nobody (Oxford World’s Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
OUP Oxford , English
The Oxford Book of English V... - Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch
 

The Oxford Book of English V...Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch

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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 (1906)

The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900
Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch
English
AN Instance of the Fingerpost - Iain Pears
 

AN Instance of the FingerpostIain Pears

In 1663 Oxford, a servant girl confesses to a murder. But four witnesses—a medical student, the son of a traitor, a cryptographer, and an archivist—each finger a different culprit…

AN Instance of the Fingerpost
Iain Pears
Berkley , English
A Philosophical Enquiry into... - Edmund Burke
 

A Philosophical Enquiry into...Edmund Burke

An eloquent and sometimes even erotic book, the Philosophical Enquiry was long dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke’s analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty, and art form is now recognized as not only an impo… more

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
Edmund Burke
Oxford University Press, USA , English
The Middle World - Gregg Ostrin
 

The Middle WorldGregg Ostrin

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A Movie Length Tale from Aisle Seat Books.Fantasy, Action and Adventure.Ages 13 and up.While still young professors at Oxford, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis discover a portal to a mythological world and journey on an adventure that will ins… more

The Middle World
Gregg Ostrin
English
Theogony and Works and Days ... - Hesiod
 

Theogony and Works and Days ...Hesiod

This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. The Theogony contai… more

Theogony and Works and Days (Oxford World’s Classics)
Hesiod
Oxford University Press, USA
The World of H.G. Wells - Van Wyck Brooks
 

The World of H.G. WellsVan Wyck Brooks

In this new posture Wells does not stand alone. He is typical of an entire generation of Englishmen that knows not Oxford, a generation which has been busy with all manner of significant movements and discoveries, too busy indeed to relate … more

The World of H.G. Wells
Van Wyck Brooks
English
The fortunes and adventures ... - Floss Thomas Hall
 

The fortunes and adventures ...Floss Thomas Hall

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contracted form clearly precluding it from the nomenclature of a circle. Our hero, Raby Rattler, was just arrived at that age, which enabled him to tandem a retreat from college, having finished, he being about twenty-one, and profound in… more

The fortunes and adventures of Raby Rattler and his man
Floss Thomas Hall
English
Looking For Angels: Angels W... - Margo Snyder
 

Looking For Angels: Angels W...Margo Snyder

In Gratitude to Dr. Dania Sheldon, OxfordIn the still of the night, the Angels will watch over us.Not all of us can see the Angels. Whether we are watching over the children, or praying for a loved ones the Angelswill watch over us in these… more

Looking For Angels: Angels Watch Over Us~Flowers of Love (One)
Margo Snyder
Margo Snyder , English
Aesop's Fables - Aesop
 

Aesop's FablesAesop

The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech… more

Aesop’s Fables
Aesop
Oxford University Press, USA , English
The World of H.G. Wells - Van Wyck  Brooks
 

The World of H.G. WellsVan Wyck Brooks

In this new posture Wells does not stand alone. He is typical of an entire generation of Englishmen that knows not Oxford, a generation which has been busy with all manner of significant movements and discoveries, too busy indeed to relate … more

The World of H.G. Wells
Van Wyck Brooks
English
Advice to a Young Man upon F... - Edward Berens
 

Advice to a Young Man upon F...Edward Berens

I have long thought that a book was wanted, of the nature of that which I have here attempted. How far I have succeeded in the attempt, the public will determine.I have had,—have at present,—and (if I live,) expect to have hereafter,—sev… more

Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford
Edward Berens
English