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The Norton Anthology of English Literature (edition 1999)

by M.H. Abrams (ed.) (Editor)

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Title:The Norton Anthology of English Literature
Authors:M.H. Abrams (ed.)
Info:W W Norton & Co Inc (Np) (1999), Edition: 7th, Paperback
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I read it; I taught it. Good choices of lit, for the most part. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
This book is very useful as an anthology for undergraduate studies - as a reference tool, it has proved invaluable for getting quick references, from the early works (Chaucer, Spenser, etc.) to the eighteenth century. Because my copy is a combination of four individual books, it also saves some shelf space, making it quite the doorstopper, but, in the long run, making it necessary. It is recommended for first year undergraduates in English. ( )
  soniaandree | May 5, 2011 |
This is one of the books I need to read for my studies. A must-have, excellent source of information since not only pure English literature is included but comments and explanations as well.
  Purple-eyed_Dreamer | Mar 14, 2011 |
For me, Norton is one of the top publishers around, and this is an excellent anthology. Very nice edition - something I know I'll use either for reference or just some fun. ( )
  VivalaErin | Dec 23, 2010 |
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Read by millions of students over seven editions, The Norton Anthology of English Literature remains the most trusted undergraduate survey of English literature available and one of the most successful college texts ever published.

Firmly grounded by the hallmark strengths of all Norton Anthologies—thorough and helpful introductory matter, judicious annotation, complete texts wherever possible—The Norton Anthology of English Literature has been revitalized in this Eighth Edition through the collaboration between six new editors and six seasoned ones. Under the direction of Stephen Greenblatt, General Editor, the editors have reconsidered all aspects of the anthology to make it an even better teaching tool.

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Provides a representive selection of writings, in diverse literary genres, of major English authors, from the Middle Ages through the Restoration and eighteenth century.

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