Modern prose

Title

Modern prose [Electronic resource] : fifteen 2,000 word samples / compiled by Andrew Q. Morton and Neil Hamilton-Smith

Editor

Morton, A. Q. (Andrew Queen) (ed.); Hamilton-Smith, N. (ed.)

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: COCOA

Text in capital letters

OTA keywords

Novels
Anthologies
Linguistic corpora

LC keywords

Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
English fiction -- 20th century
Anthologies -- Great Britain -- 20th century

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 491 KB)
Creation Date

[198?]

Source Description

Modern prose : fifteen 2,000 word samples Morton, A. Q. (Andrew Queen); Hamilton-Smith, N. s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: Fifteen 2,000 word samples comprising selections from the following novels:

The big sleep : [selections] / Raymond Chandler Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First published 1939

Goldfinger : [selections] / Ian Fleming Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: Title only : selection deleted for unspecified, but likely copyright-related, reasons

Note: First published 1959

Brighton rock : [selections] / Graham Greene Greene, Graham, 1904- s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1938

Point counter point : [selections] / Aldous Huxley Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1928

Indianer : Indians and Germany [selections] / Jaroslav Borovicka Borovicka, Jaroslav s.n. s.l.: s.d

That hideous strength : a modern fairy tale for grown-ups [selections] / C.S. Lewis Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1945

The moon and sixpence : [selections] / W. Somerset Maugham Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1919

A severed head : [selections] / Irish Murdoch Murdoch, Iris s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1961

The masters : [selections] / C.P. Snow Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905- s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1951

The loved one : [selections] / Evelyn Waugh Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1948

Tono-Bungay : [selections] / H.G. Wells Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1909

Night and day : [selections] / Virginia Woolf Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1919

The seeds of time : [selections] / John Wyndham Wyndham, John, 1903-1969 s.n. s.l.: s.d

Note: First edition 1956

A breach of promise : [selections] / Damon Runyon Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946 s.n. s.l.: s.d

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