Offering 59 stories, 458 poems, and 15 plays, this anthology provides a wider range of classic and contemporary works than any other three-genre anthology. Three new "Critical Contexts" casebooks introduce readers to examples of professional literary criticism, and editorial commentary throughout encourages readers to read thoughtfully, analytically, and creatively.
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Alison Booth is Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her research interests focus on Victorian literature and Feminist theory and criticism, and her teaching at Virginia has ranged from "The Nineteenth-century British novel" to "Utopias and Science Fiction". She is the author of Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf and editor of Famous Last Words: Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure. J. Paul Hunter is Professor of English Language and Literature, Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor in the Humanities, and Director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on eighteenth-century British literature, but his teaching and administrative interests have ranged much more widely. Despite his senior status at the U of Chicago, Paul teaches the introductory poetry course every year. He is the author of several books, including Norton's own Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction (1990). Kelly J. Mays is Assistant Professor of English at New Mexico State University. Her research interests focus on nineteenth-century British literature and culture, postcolonial theory and literature, and pedagogical theory and practice. She frequently teaches the "Writing About Literature" course at NMSU, and prior to joining NMSU was an instructor in Harvard's expository writing program.
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Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc (Np), 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Offering 59 stories, 458 poems, and 15 plays, the Seventh Edition provides a wealth of classics and contemporaries, canonical favorites and emerging writers. New to the Seventh Edition are pieces by Audre Thomas, Salman Rushdie, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Flannery O'Connor, Seamus Heaney, Marilyn Hacker, Lorraine Hansberry, David Ives, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Laurence, Allen Ginsberg, Nicholson Baker, and Denise Levertov, among many others. The Norton Introduction to Literature offers students more perspectives on the contexts of literature - authorial, literary, cultural, historical, and critical - than any other introductory anthology. Included in the Seventh Edition are three new "Exploring Contexts" chapters. Entitled "Critical Contexts", each includes a literary piece and several examples of professional criticism about that piece to introduce students to the critical discussion surrounding works and authors and to inspire students' own critical writing. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0393972224
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