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    Basically I want to read the texts in their full form, not abridged versions and I was wondering if anyone knew whether or not Wordsworth Classics are unabridged?
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    (Original post by ElementaryMyDear)
    Basically I want to read the texts in their full form, not abridged versions and I was wondering if anyone knew whether or not Wordsworth Classics are unabridged?
    WordsWorth Classics are unabridged. I would advise not to get them though, as their font in their books are ridiculously small. Most of them are size 9 font.

    I tend to go for Vintage or Penguin publish books instead of WW Classics because the font is bigger and their margins are bigger in case you need to write in them or just make a few references.
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    (Original post by ElementaryMyDear)
    Basically I want to read the texts in their full form, not abridged versions and I was wondering if anyone knew whether or not Wordsworth Classics are unabridged?
    They just use the full public domain texts. So, while they're unabridged, they won't be edited very well and will come with no notes or introductions (or, if they do, they will be quite dated). Wordsworth Classics really aren't very nice editions. (Even their name is a bit silly IMO. What does Wordsworth have to do with it?)

    For reading on the train, they'r fine. For academic English, you want to use better editions.
 
 
 
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