The Norton Anthology of World Literature / Edition 3

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Overview

Read by millions of students since its first publication, The Norton Anthology of World Literature remains the most-trusted anthology of world literature available. Guided by the advice of more than 500 teachers of world literature and a panel of regional specialists, the editors of the Third Edition—a completely new team of scholar-teachers—have made this respected text brand-new in all the best ways. Dozens of new selections and translations, all-new introductions and headnotes, hundreds of new illustrations, redesigned maps and timelines, and a wealth of media resources all add up to the most exciting, accessible, and teachable version of “the Norton” ever published.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393933659
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/9/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 27,076
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 3.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Puchner (Harvard University) is the author of The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy (2010), Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes (2006); and Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama (2002). His edited books and introductions include Lionel Abel’s Tragedy and Metatheatre (2003) and Modern Drama: Critical Concepts (2007). He is also co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Drama (2009).

Suzanne Conklin Akbari (University of Toronto) Her books include Seeing Through the Veil: Optical Theory and Medieval Allegory (2004) and Idols in the East: European Representations of Islam and the Orient, 1100–1450 (2009), and the forthcoming Oxford Handbook to Chaucer. Among her edited volumes is Marco Polo and the Encounter of East and West (2008), co-edited with Amilcare Iannucci.

Wiebke Denecke (Boston University) is the author of The Dynamics of Masters Literature: Early Chinese Thought from Confucius to Han Feizi (2010) and In the Footprints of Others: Latin and Early Japanese Writers (forthcoming).

Vinay Dharwadker (University of Wisconsin-Madison) is the author of Cosmopolitan Geographies: New Locations in Literature and Culture (2001) and a book of poetry, Sunday at the Lodi Gardens: Poems (1994). He is the editor of The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry (1994) and The Collected Essays of A. K. Ramanujan (1999), and the translator of a collection of Kabir’s work called Kabir: The Weaver’s Songs (2003).

Barbara Fuchs (University of California-Los Angeles) directs the Center for Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies at UCLA. She is the author of Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam, and the Construction of European Identities (2001), Passing for Spain: Cervantes and the Fictions of Identity (2003), Romance (2004), and Exotic Nation: Maurophilia and the Construction of Early Modern Spain (2009).

Caroline Levine (University of Wisconsin-Madison) has written The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt (2003) and Provoking Democracy: Why We Need the Arts (2007). She is co-director of the World Literature(s) Workshop at the University of Wisconsin.

Pericles Lewis (Yale University) is the author of three books—Modernism, Nationalism, and the Novel (2000), The Cambridge Introduction to Modernism (2007), and Religious Experience and the Modernist Novel (2010)—and editor of The Cambridge Companion to European Modernism (2011).

Emily Wilson (University of Pennsylvania) is the author of Mocked to Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton (2004) and The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint (2007), as well as the translator of Six Tragedies of Seneca (2010).

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