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  • 49th Parallel

    Created by: Ralph Vaughan Williams

    At the outbreak of the World War I in 1914 Ralph Vaughan Williams was – at the age of 42 – beyond the threshold for acti...

  • A Christmas Carol

    Created by: Charles Dickens

    A Christmas book by Charles Dickens (1812–1870), published in 1843. Dickens was prompted to write this morality tale hav...

  • A Dictionary of the English Language

    Created by: Samuel Johnson

    A Dictionary of the English Language overview In 1746, Samuel Johnson was commissioned by a group of London booksellers ...

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Created by: William Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream opens with Theseus, Duke of Athens, eagerly anticipating his marriage to Hippolyta, Queen of t...

  • A Passage to India

    Created by: E M Forster

    E M Forster began writing A Passage to India after his first visit to India in October 1912. The impetus to write the no...

  • A 'Pastoral' Symphony

    Created by: Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Vaughan Williams composed nine symphonies in total, over the course of nearly 60 years. A Pastoral Symphony was his thir...

  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

    Created by: James Joyce

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a novel by the Irish modernist writer James Joyce. It follows the intellectua...

  • 'A Red, Red Rose'

    Created by: Robert Burns

    A poem by Robert Burns (1759-1796). Towards the end of his short life, Burns contributed many songs to James Johnson’s T...

  • A Room of One's Own

    Created by: Virginia Woolf

    Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own began as two lectures, written to be delivered at the women-only Cambridge colleges...

  • A Room with a View

    Created by: E M Forster

    The title of E M Forster’s third novel, A Room with a View (1908) refers to the booking that his characters, Lucy Honeyc...

  • A Taste of Honey

    Created by: Shelagh Delaney

    A Taste of Honey (1958) overview Written when she was 19, Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey is both a landmark of ‘kitc...

  • A Woman of No Importance

    Created by: Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde’s play A Woman of No Importance is a satire on English upper class morality and society’s double standards f...

  • Adam Bede

    Created by: George Eliot

    Adam Bede is George Eliot’s first full-length novel, and embodies the realist aims she would continue to develop over th...

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Created by: Lewis Carroll

    This fantasy novel of 1865 was originally entitled Alice’s Adventures Under Ground. It was written by the Reverend Charl...

  • An Ideal Husband

    Created by: Oscar Wilde

    An Ideal Husband (1895) is the third of Oscar Wilde’s society comedies after Lady Windermere’s Fan (1892) and A Woman of...