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The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces by Maynard Mack, P. M. Pasinetti, Patricia M. Spacks, John Bierhorst

Edited by scholars, translators and teachers of the literary traditions represented, The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Expanded Edition, offers nearly 3,000 pages per volume of the world's greatest literary landmarks, from early Egyptian love poetry to Chinua Achebe's stunning Things Fall Apart. Prized by teachers and students throughout the U.S. and Canada, this anthology is also the perfect introduction to the splendor of world literature for the lay reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393963489
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Series: Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 2989
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 9.17(h) x 2.52(d)

About the Author

Maynard Mack is Sterling Professor of English Emeritus at Yale University.

Patricia Meyer Spacks, Ph.D. Berkeley, is Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her publications include An Argument of Images: The Poetry of Alexander Pope; The Female Imagination; The Adolescent Idea: Myths of Youth and the Adult Imagination; Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels; and Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind.

Sarah Lawall, Ph.D. Yale, is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her publications include Critics of Consciousness: The Existential Structures of Literature and Reading World Literature: Theory, History, Practice.

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