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Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (Cloth)

Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (Cloth) - 8th edition

Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (Cloth) - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780393927139

ISBN10: 039392713X

Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (Cloth) by Stephen Greenblatt - ISBN 9780393927139
Edition: 8TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (Cloth) by Stephen Greenblatt - ISBN 9780393927139

ISBN13: 9780393927139

ISBN10: 039392713X

Edition: 8TH 06

Summary

A legendary bestseller for more than forty years, this is the classic survey to the field from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.

With 274 authors, the Eighth Edition deepens its representation of essential works in all genres, ranging from Seamas Heaney's award-winning translation of Beowulf, Milton's Paradise Lost, and More's Utopia to the great poets and prose writers of the nineteenth century--Blake and Austen, Wordsworth and Byron, Tennyson and Barrett Browning--to twentieth-century classics of a truly global English literature--Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Woolf's A Room of One's Own, Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and Friel's Translations, to name but a few. Color plates--over 75 in all--and thematic clusters of brief and historically significant texts bring to life the cultural concerns of each period. Concise glosses and annotations, period introductions, biographical headnotes, timelines, and selected bibliographies help readers understand and enjoy the rich diversity of English literature.

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