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Publisher Series: Penguin English Library

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Works (124)

Evelina by Frances Burney
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding
The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster
Wuthering Heights by Emily BrontëEL1
Middlemarch by George EliotEL2
Great Expectations by Charles DickensEL3
The Pilgrim's Progress by John BunyanEL4
Persuasion by Jane AustenEL5
Persuasion / A Memoir of Jane Austen by Jane AustenEL5
Three Jacobean Tragedies: The White Devil, The Revenger's Tragedy, The Changeling by Thomas MiddletonEL6
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DefoeEL7
David Copperfield by Charles DickensEL8
Tom Jones by Henry FieldingEL9
Emma by Jane AustenEL10
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëEL11
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel ButlerEL12
Three Comedies: Volpone, the Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair by Ben JonsonEL13
The Moonstone by Wilkie CollinsEL14
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel DefoeEL15
Mansfield Park by Jane AustenEL16
Oliver Twist by Charles DickensEL17
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainEL18
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence SterneEL19
Daniel Deronda by George EliotEL20
Humphry Clinker (Norton Critical Edition) by Tobias SmollettEL21
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan SwiftEL22
Rural Rides by William CobbettEL23
The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony TrollopeEL24
Little Dorrit by Charles DickensEL25
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence SterneEL26
Three Restoration Comedies: The Man of Mode; The Country Wife; Love for love (English Library) by Gamini SalgadoEL27
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan PoeEL28
Billy Budd and Other Stories (Penguin Classics) by Herman MelvilleEL29
Silas Marner by George EliotEL30
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles DickensEL31
New Grub Street by George GissingEL32
Selected Writings (Penguin Classics) by Samuel JohnsonEL33
The Egoist by George MeredithEL34
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace ThackerayEL35
Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto; Vathek; Frankenstein by Peter FaircloughEL36
The Complete Plays by Christopher MarloweEL37
North America by Anthony TrollopeEL38
Three Elizabethan Domestic Tragedies by Keith SturgessEL39
Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark TwainEL40
The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony TrollopeEL41
Hard Times by Charles DickensEL42
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 1 by Thomas MaloryEL43
Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume 2 by Thomas MaloryEL44
Nightmare Abbey [and] Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love PeacockEL45
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth GaskellEL46
Sense and Sensibility by Jane AustenEL47
Dombey and Son by Charles DickensEL48
The History of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace ThackerayEL49
Selected Writings [Penguin Classics] by William HazlittEL50
For the Term of His Natural Life by Marcus ClarkeEL51
The Scarlet Letter and Selected Tales (Penguin English Library) by Nathaniel HawthorneEL52
Mary Barton by Elizabeth GaskellEL53
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensEL54
North and South by Elizabeth GaskellEL55
Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets by Thomas de QuinceyEL56
Erewhon by Samuel ButlerEL57
Arnold: Selected Prose (English Library) by Matthew ArnoldEL58
Three Plays : 'Tis Pity She's A Whore; The Broken Heart; Perkin Warbeck by John FordEL59
Our Mutual Friend by Charles DickensEL60
Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De QuinceyEL61
Tudor Interludes (English Library) by Peter HappeEL62
Bleak House by Charles DickensEL63
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark TwainEL64
The Unfortunate Traveller and Other Works by Thomas NasheEL67
Christmas Stories, Part 1 by Charles DickensEL68
A Christmas Carol / The Chimes / The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens68-69
Christmas Stories: The Battle of Life / The Cricket on the Hearth / The Haunted Man by Charles DickensEL69
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life by Herman MelvilleEL70
Waverley by Sir Walter ScottEL71
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenEL72
Voyages and Discoveries: Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation by Richard HakluytEL73
Northanger Abbey by Jane AustenEL74
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles DickensEL75
The History of Pendennis by William Makepeace ThackerayEL76
American Notes for General Circulation by Charles DickensEL77
Brief Lives by John AubreyEL79
Selected Prose by Lord ByronEL80
Three Plays : The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi, The Devil's Law-Case by John WebsterEL81
Cony-Catchers and Bawdy Baskets : an anthology of Elizabethan low life by Gamini SalgadoEL83
Records of Shelley, Byron, and the Author by Edward John TrelawnyEL88
De Profundis and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) by Oscar WildeEL89
Barnaby Rudge by Charles DickensEL90
John Milton: Selected Prose by John MiltonEL91
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles DickensEL92
English Mystery Plays: a Selection by Peter HappéEL93
The Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsEL96
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan PoeEL97
Lady Susan / The Watsons / Sanditon by Jane AustenEL102
Selected Short Fiction by Charles DickensEL103
Redburn: His First Voyage, Being the Sailor-Boy, Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, In the Merchant Service by Herman MelvilleEL105
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan PoeEL106
Moll Flanders by Daniel DefoeEL107
Rasselas by Samuel JohnsonEL108
The Major Works by Sir Thomas Browne109
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Philip SidneyEL111
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens113
Villette by Charlotte BrontëEL118
The Mill on the Floss by George EliotEL120
Adam Bede by George EliotEL121
The Return of the Native by Thomas HardyEL122
Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas HardyEL123
The Distracted Preacher and Other Stories by Thomas HardyEL124
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas HardyEL126
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas HardyEL135
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott143
Landscape with Figures: An Anthology of Richard Jefferies's Prose by Richard Jefferies146
The Rainbow by D. H. LawrenceEL155
Four English Comedies: Valpone; The Way of the World; She Stoops to Conquer; The School for Scandal by J. M. MorrellEL158
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver GoldsmithEL159
Heart of Darkness by Joseph ConradEL168
The Portable Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonEL189
Helbeck of Bannisdale by Mary Augusta Ward194
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill203
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry JamesEL223
The Turn of the Screw / The Aspern Papers by Henry James224
The Bostonians by Henry James225
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad228
The Europeans by Henry James232

Series description

Not to be confused with the 2000s revival, this is the original orange-spined Penguin series of British, Irish and American classic texts, launched with Wuthering Heights in 1965. Editions were edited and annotated with new introductions, mostly by academics. Series numbers were prefixed EL until ISBNs took over. The series was eventually subsumed into the redesigned Penguin Classics series of the 1980s.

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