Oxford Scholarly Editions Online

Available for the first time online, Oxford’s scholarly editions provide trustworthy, annotated primary texts for scholars and students.

OSEO currently includes writers active between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin poets — from Jane Austen, Jeremy Bentham, Catullus, and John Donne through to Virgil and Wordsworth. Browse our complete author list.

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August 28, 2015

The power of the OSEO platform

This video explores how OSEO reanimates Oxford’s scholarly editions (also available with Chinese subtitles) ...

August 25, 2015

Byron: judging and judged

Nicholas Halmi explores how Lord Byron dissociated himself from his older contemporaries ...

August 24, 2015

Editor in chief nominated to National Council on the Humanities

President Obama has announced key administration posts, including Michael F. Suarez, S.J. …

August 18, 2015

Bringing scholarly editions to life online

Sophie Goldsworthy, Academic and Trade Editorial Director and Project Director for OSEO, talks about the OSEO project ...