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Tropes of Comparison

In Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT)

Read by Katrin Kohl, Ami Li and Carole Bourne-Taylor


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Confucian Analects

Read by Jing Li


Confucius 孔子


The Analects, or Lunyu (simplified Chinese: 论语; traditional Chinese: 論語; pinyin: Lún Yǔ; literally "Classified/Ordered Sayings&q…

The Analects of Confucius

Read by Jing Li


Confucius 孔子


The Analects, or Lunyu, also known as the Analects of Confucius, are considered a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese thinke…

朝花夕拾 (Chao Hua Si She)

Read by Jing Li


Xun Lu


这个集子收录了鲁迅早年“从记忆中抄出来的“记录自己童年往事的散文。这些文章于1926年陆续发表在《莽原》杂志,1927年经鲁迅重新编订,加上小引和后记,于1928年在广州以《朝花夕拾》为名结集出版。这十篇散文长短不一,秉承鲁迅一贯隽永辛辣的文风,于生动刻画民俗众生的同时针砭时事,…

呐喊 (Call to Arms)

Read by Jing Li


Xun Lu


《呐喊》收录了鲁迅1918年至1922年所作短篇小说十四篇,其中包括中国文学史上第一篇白话文小说《狂人日记》,以及《孔乙己》、《阿Q正传》等鲁迅的代表作品。 "Call to Arms" is a collection of short stories Lu…

热风 (Hot Wind)

Read by Jing Li


Xun Lu


《热风》是鲁迅的第一本杂文集,收录了41篇他于1918-1924年间发表的短文。这些文章长短不一,题材广泛,灵活多变,风格辛辣尖锐,大大发展重塑了杂文这一文学体裁,在新文化运动中起了重要作用。 This is the first collection of short essay…

Vanity Fair (version 2)

Read by Helen Taylor


William Makepeace Thackeray


One of the great Victorian novels by an author at the height of his powers, Vanity Fair follows the fortunes of the calculating, upwardly-mo…

The Benefactress

Read by Helen Taylor


Elizabeth Von Arnim


Anna Estcourt, twenty-five and beautiful, is the penniless ward of her distant brother and his exasperating wife. Turning down all offers of…

The Enchanted April (version 2)

Read by Helen Taylor


Elizabeth Von Arnim


Four very different women, with very different reasons for wanting to escape a cold and dreary London, come together to share a month's holi…

Hellwatch: Pilot

Read by Larime Taylor


Larime Taylor


A young disabled woman in a wheelchair protects an unaware world from demons and monsters. Ester Vasquez, born with arthrogryposis, hunts th…

The Story of the Amulet

Read by Helen Taylor


E. Nesbit


The third of the series featuring Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane: four children who are, as they often say, "the sort of people that wo…

The Phoenix and the Carpet (version 2)

Read by Helen Taylor


E. Nesbit


Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a m…

Love's Shadow

Read by Helen Taylor


Ada Leverson


The first in a trilogy of books known together as 'The Little Ottleys', this is a sparkling social comedy set in Edwardian London. Ada Lever…

Somehow Good

Read by Helen Taylor


William Frend De Morgan


A mysterious man arrives in London and, in a freak accident, gets electrocuted on an underground train and loses his memory. A young lady ca…

Tenterhooks

Read by Helen Taylor


Ada Leverson


The second of the 'Little Ottleys' trilogy, an Edwardian comedy of manners. Several years have passed since the events in 'Love's Shadow', b…

The Fortunate Foundlings

Read by Helen Taylor


Eliza Haywood


A story of love and adventure, following the fortunes of a young man and woman each trying to make their way in the wide world. Horatio and …

Love at Second Sight

Read by Helen Taylor


Ada Leverson


In the final instalment of the 'Little Ottleys' trilogy, three years have passed since Bruce and Edith's marriage was in danger of collapse.…

Mrs. Armytage, or Female Domination

Read by Helen Taylor


Catherine Grace Frances Gore


Mrs Armytage is a widowed landowner, spirited, independent and very much used to having her own way and exercising total dominance over her …

Legon Awakening

Read by Nicholas Taylor


Nicholas Taylor


Set in a world that is not our own, Legon Awakening takes you through an epic journey into a land full of imagination and innovation. Join L…

Tension

Read by Helen Taylor


E. M. Delafield


When the role of ‘Lady Superintendent’ becomes available at the Commercial and Technical College for South West England, the calm and capabl…

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