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The OUP Literature list ranges from Medieval to Twentieth Century and all-but Contemporary, with a powerful grouping in the Renaissance/Early Modern. The titles mainly address literary topics from the perspective of history.
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The collection now contains about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.
Complete text of eleven major editions of Shakespeare's works from the First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, twenty-four separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works and more than 100 adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Made up of two collections of English Prose Drama and English Verse Drama which contain the full text of more than 2,200 works of poetry intended for the stage by over 500 named authors and over 300 anonymous works, from the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century and more than 1,800 plays by approximately 400 authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century.
The bibliographic basis is the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.