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Oxford’s scholarly editions provide trustworthy, annotated texts of writing worth reading. Overseen by a prestigious editorial board, Oxford Scholarly Editions Online makes these editions available online for the first time.

OSEO currently includes writers active between 1485 and 1837. Browse our complete author list, including John Donne, Samuel Johnson, and Adam Smith.

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June 29, 2015

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May 21, 2015

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April 17, 2015

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March 18, 2015

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