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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 039395871X, Paperback)

The classic survey of American literature from its origins to the present, The Norton Anthology of American Literature offers the work of 212 writers -- 38 newly included. From trickster tales of the Native American tradition to bestsellers of early women writers to postmodernism, the new edition conveys the diversity of American literature. Thirty works are included in their entirety, among them The Scarlet Letter, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Huckleberry Finn, The Awakening, A Streetcar Named Desire, and, new to this edition, Willa Cather's My Antonia, Allen Ginsberg's "Howl", and David Mamet's Glengarry, Glen Ross.

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With attention to selections by women writers, outstanding works of American poetry, prose, and fiction from the colonial era to the present are presented.

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