New nineteenth century prose editions

March 23, 2017

69 scholarly editions have just been added to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO), primarily adding to our Nineteenth Century Prose module. This brings the total number of editions to over 1,000 with 527,000+ print pages available to read.

Among others, these titles include The Works of Charles Darwin, The Writings of Herman Melville, the letters of Charlotte Brontë, Richard Cobden, and Samuel Palmer. They add to Nineteenth Century Prose, Nineteenth Century Poetry, Eighteenth Century Prose, and Restoration Prose modules.

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Explore samples of the new content for yourself:

The Letters of Charlotte Brontë: With a Selection of Letters by Family and Friends, Vol. 2: 1848–1851

The Letters of Charlotte Brontë; 'To Mary Taylor, 4th September 1848'

“Currer Bell” reveals her true identity to her publisher:

"I then put his own letter into his hand directed to "Currer Bell." He looked at it—then at me—again—yet again."

The Works of Charles Darwin, Vol. 29: Erasmus Darwin; The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin; 'This is the question'

Darwin debates the pros and cons of married life:

"If not marry travel? Europe – Yes? America????

If marry – means limited – Feel duty to work for money."

The Writings of Herman Melville: The Northwestern-Newberry Edition, Vol. 6: Moby-Dick: or The Whale

Moby-Dick: or The Whale; Chapter 1: 'Loomings'

The opening chapter of Herman Melville's masterpiece:

"If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me."


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