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ISBN-13: 9780393913293
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/27/2011
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 1504
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Martin Puchner is the Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature at Harvard University. He 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 Six Plays by Henrik Ibsen (2003), Lionel Abel's Tragedy and Metatheatre (2003), The Communist Manifesto and Other Writings (2005), and Modern Drama: Critical Concepts (2007). He is also co-editor of Against Theatre: Creative Destructions on the Modernist Stage (2006), The Norton Anthology of World Literature, Third Edition (2012), and The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Ninth Edition (2014).

Suzanne Conklin Akbari is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at the 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). Among her edited volumes are Marco Polo and the Encounter of East and West (2008), co-edited with Amilcare Iannucci, and the Oxford Handbook to Chaucer (2013).

Wiebke Denecke is Associate Professor of Chinese, Japanese, and Comparative Literature at Boston University. She is the author of two books, The Dynamics of Masters Literature: Early Chinese Thought from Confucius to Han Feizi (2010) and Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons (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 is Professor of Spanish and English at UCLA, where she also directs the Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William A. Clark Memorial Library. 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). She is also a co-editor, with Aaron Ilika, of two captivity plays by Miguel de Cervantes: The Bagnios of Algiers and The Great Sultana (2009).

Caroline Levine is David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of the Humanities and Professor of English at Cornell University. She has written three books: The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt (2003), Provoking Democracy: Why We Need the Arts (2007), and Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (2015).

Pericles Lewis is the Founding President and Professor of Humanities at the Yale-NUS College in Singapore. He 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). He is the founder and editor of The Modernism Lab, a virtual space for collaborative research on modernism.

Emily Wilson is a professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

Preface xii

About the Fourth Edition xx

Acknowledgments xxiv

I Modernity and Modernism, 1900-1945 3

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) 14

Heart of Darkness 17

Thomas Mann (1875-1955) 78

Death in Venice Clayton Koelb 81

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) 132

Swann's Way 137

Part 1 Combray Lydia Davis

James Joyce (1882-1941) 168

The Dead 172

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) 201

The Metamorphosis Susan Bernofsky 204

Lu Xun (1881-1936) 237

Diary of a Madman 240

Ah Q-The Real Story William A. Lyell 249

Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) 288

Six Characters in Search of an Author Eric Bentley 291

Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927) 331

In a Bamboo Grove Jay Rubin 331

Kawabata Yasunari (1899-1972) 339

The Dancing Girl of Izu J. Martin Holman 341

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) 358

From A Room of One's Own 361

Chapter 1 361

Chapter 2 374

Chapter 3 383

William Faulkner (1897-1962) 393

Barn Burning 397

Spotted Horses 409

Kushi Fusako (1903-1986) 422

Memoirs of a Declining Ryukyuan Woman 424

In Defense of "Memoirs of a Declining Ryukyuan Woman" Kimiko Miyagi 429

Lao She (1899-1966) 431

An Old and Established Name William A. Lyell 432

Ch'ae Man-Sik (1902-1950) 439

My Innocent Uncle Bruce Fulton Ju-Chan Fulton 439

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) 452

The Garden of Forking Paths Donald A. Yates 455

The Library of Babel James E. Irby 462

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) 467

The Good Woman of Setzuan Eric Bentley 471

Zhang Ailing (1920-1995) 524

Sealed Off Karen Kingsbury 524

Modern Poetry 535

Constantine Cavafy 537

When the Watchman Saw the Light 539

Waiting for the Barbarians 540

The City 541

A Sculptor from Tyana 541

Ithaka 542

Evening 543

Kaisarion 544

The Next Table 545

A Craftsman of Wine Bowls Aliki Barnstone 545

William Butler Yeats 546

When You Are Old 550

Easter 1916 550

The Second Coming 552

Leda and the Swan 553

Sailing to Byzantium 554

Among School Children 555

Byzantium 557

Lapis Lazuli 558

The Circus Animals' Desertion 559

Rainer Maria Bilke 561

From New Poems 563

Archaic Torso of Apollo 563

Archaïscher Torso Apollos 563

The Panther 564

The Swan 564

Spanish Dancer M. D. Herder Norton

T. S. Eliot 565

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 568

The Waste Land 572

Anna Akhmatova 588

Requiem Judith Hemschemeyer

Fedebico García Lorca 596

Lament for the Death of Ignacio Sánchez Mejías Pablo Medina 598

Pablo Neruda 604

Tonight I Can Write … 606

Walking Around W. S. Menwin 607

I'm Explaining a Few Things Nathaniel Tarn 608

General Song (Canto General) Jack Schmitt 610

Ode to the Tomato Nathaniel Tarn 618

Aimé Césaire 620

Notebook of a Return to the Native Land Clayton Eshleman Annette Smith 623

Octavio Paz 653

I Speak of the City Eliot Weinberger 654

Small Variation Mark Strand 657

Central Park Eliot Weinberger 658

Manifestos 661

F. T. Marinetti, The Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism Doug Thompson 662

Chen Duxiu, on Literary Revolution Timothy Wong 667

Tristan Tzara, From Dada Manifesto Mary Ann Caws 672

André Breton, Manifesto of Surrealism Richard Seaver Helen Lane 673

Black Panthers Party, Platform 680

Valerie Solanas, Scum Manifesto 682

II Postwar And Postcolonial Literature, 1945-1968 687

Julio Cortázar (1914-1984) 691

House Taken Over Paul Blackburn 691

Tadeusz Borowski (1922-1951) 697

This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen Barbara Vedder 699

Paul Celan (1920-1970) 712

Deathfugue 713

Zurich, at the Stork John Felstiner 715

Doris Lessing (1919-2013) 716

The Old Chief Mshlanga 718

James Baldwin (1924-1987) 727

Notes of a Native Son 728

Albert Camus (1913-1960) 743

The Guest Justin O'Brien 746

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) 755

Endgame 759

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) 788

The Vane Sisters 790

Clarice Lispector (1920-1977) 800

The Daydreams of a Drunk Woman Giovanni Pontiero 801

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) 807

Chike's School Days 809

Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) 812

Aura Lysander Kemp 814

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) 835

Matryona's Home Michael Glenny 838

Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006) 863

Zaabalawi Denys Johnson-Davies 866

III Contemporary World Literature 875

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) 882

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem Assia Gutmann 883

Sleep in Jerusalem Harold Schimmel 884

God Has Pity on Kindergarten Children 885

Jerusalem Stephen Mitchell 885

An Arab Shepherd Is Searching for His Goat on Mount Zion Chana Bloch 886

Derek Walcott (1930-2017) 886

As John to Patmos 889

Ruins of a Great House 889

The Almond Trees 891

Crusoe's Journal 893

Verandah 895

Sea Grapes 897

The Sea Is History 898

Omeros 900

From Book One 900

From Book Seven 902

Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) 904

Digging 905

The Tollund Man 906

Punishment 907

Gabriel García Márquez (1928-2014) 909

Death Constant beyond Love Gregory Rabassa 911

Ama Ata Aidoo (b. 1942) 916

Two Sisters 918

Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948) 927

Yellow Woman 929

Ngugi Wa Tiiiong'o (b. 1938) 936

Wedding at the Cross 937

Wole Soyinka (b. 1934) 948

Death and the King's Horseman 950

Bessie Head (1937-1986) 997

The Deep River 999

Nawal El Saadawi (b. 1931) 1003

In Camera Shirley Eber 1005

Oe Kenzaburo (b. 1935) 1014

The Clever Rain Tree Brett de Bary Carolyn Haynes 1016

Salman Rushdie (b. 1947) 1028

The Perforated Sheet 1030

Jamaica Kincaid (b. 1949) 1043

Girl 1044

Park Wansuh (1931-2011) 1046

From Mother's Hitching Post Kim Miza Suzanne Crowder-Han 1049

Hanan Al-Shaykh (b. 1945) 1077

The Women's Swimming Pool Denys Johnson-Davies 1078

Toni Morrison (b. 1931) 1084

Recitatif 1086

Mo Yan (b. 1955) 1100

The Old Gun Janice Wickeri 1101

Yu Hua (b. 1960) 1111

On the Road at Eighteen Andrew F. Jones 1113

Nguyen Huy Thiep (b. 1950) 1118

The General Retires Linh Dinh 1120

Isabel Allende (b. 1942) 1133

And of Clay Arc We Created Margaret Sayers Peden 1135

Chu T'ien-Hsin (b. 1958) 1142

Man of La Mancha Howard Goldblatt 1143

Junot Díaz (b. 1968) 1150

Drown 1151

Roberto Bolaño (1953-2003) 1159

Sensini Chris Andrews 1161

Orhan Pamuk (b. 1952) 1170

To Look Out the Window Maureen Freely 1172

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) 1188

The Headstrong Historian 1190

Selected Bibliographies A1

Timeline A15

Permissions Acknowledgments A39

Index A45

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