The Norton Anthology of English Literature

Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393603121
Release Date: 2018-06-11
Genre: Literary Collections

A responsive, refreshed, and media-rich revision of the best-selling anthology in the field

The Norton Anthology of World Literature

Author: Robert Lyons Danly
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393924513
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Genre: Literary Collections

Nine years ago, W. W. Norton changed the way world literature is taught by introducing The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Expanded Edition.

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Author: Nina Baym
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 0393927423
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Collections

A survey of American literature from 1914 to 1945, featuring excerpted and complete works from such authors as Edgar Lee Masters, Amy Lowell, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Countee Cullen, and many others, and including writings on World War I and its aftermath.

Cultural Mobility

Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521863568
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cultural Mobility offers a model for understanding the patterns of meaning that human societies create. It has emerged under the very distinguished editorial guidance of Stephen Greenblatt and represents a new way of thinking about culture and cultures with which scholars in many disciplines will need to engage.

The Riverside Chaucer

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199552092
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages

The third edition of the definitive collection of Chaucer's Complete Works, reissued with a new foreword by Christopher Cannon.Since F. N. Robinson's second edition of the The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was published in 1957, there has been a dramatic increase in Chaucer scholarship. This has not only enriched our understanding of Chaucer's art, but has also enabled scholars, working for the first time with all thesource-material, to recreate Chaucer's authentic texts.For the third edition, an international team of experts completely re-edited all the works, added glosses to appear on the page with the text, andgreatly expanded the introductory material, explanatory notes, textual notes, bibliography, and glossary.In short, the Riverside Chaucer is the fruit of many years' study - the most authentic and exciting edition available of Chaucer's Complete Works.

Winesburg Ohio A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life

Author: Sherwood Anderson
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 9788074843006
Release Date: 2013-08-20
Genre: Fiction

This carefully crafted ebook: "Winesburg, Ohio (A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is a series of loosely linked short stories set in the fictional town of Winesburg, mostly written from late 1915 to early 1916. The stories are held together by George Willard, a resident to whom the community confide their personal stories and struggles. The townspeople are withdrawn and emotionally repressed and attempt in telling their stories to gain some sense of meaning and dignity in an otherwise desperate life. The work has received high critical acclaim and is considered one of the great American works of the 20th century. Sherwood Anderson (1876 – 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. He may be most influential for his effect on the next generation of young writers, as he inspired William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe.

The Written World

Author: Martin Puchner
ISBN: 9780812998931
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to ebooks and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world"--

Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature

Author: Nicholas Jose
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781741754407
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Anthologies

A landmark anthology of Australian literary writing across all genres from over two centuries, this is an authoritative collection more than six years in the making, providing a window onto Australian culture. An essential addition to every Australian's library.

The Dangerous Alphabet

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0747597154
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Adventure stories

An alphabet book with a story about two children and their pet gazelle who head off, treasure map in hand, on an underground journey into a place where monsters and pirates roam. Will they find the treasure? Will they get out alive? Will the alphabet ever be the same again?