Over 70 scholarly editions have been added to existing modules on Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) this month, alongside one new module: 18th Century Drama. Authors added include Fanny Burney, Robert Herrick, Henry Fielding, John Gay, and Sir Richard Steele. This update also brings novels to OSEO for the first time.
Discover samples of the new content for yourself by using the links below:
- Fanny Burney records the Royal Family’s visit to Oxford, Sunday 13th August 1786
- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote this essay on smallpox inoculation. Did you know she was influential in introducing this practice to England after encountering it first in Turkey where her husband was the British ambassador?
- Discover Act II Scene V from William Congreve’s The Way of the World, one of his most successful plays
- Read Henry Fielding’s “An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews”, a parody of Samuel Richardson’s popular epistolary novel, Pamela
OSEO now provides access to more than 450 scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1788, containing over 44,000 different works from plays to poetry to letters, the equivalent of over 233,000 print pages!
Visit the title lists page to download a complete title list.
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