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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 1: The Middle Ages through the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (8th Edition) Hardcover – January 4, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0393927139 ISBN-10: 039392713X Edition: 8th

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Product Details

  • Series: Norton Anthology of English Literature (Book 1)
  • Hardcover: 3072 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 8th edition (January 4, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 039392713X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393927139
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.5 x 2.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #368,026 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Stephen Greenblatt (Ph.D. Yale) is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Also General Editor of The Norton Shakespeare, he is the author of eleven books, including The Swerve: How the World Became Modern; Shakespeare’s Freedom; Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare; Hamlet in Purgatory; Practicing New Historicism; Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World; and Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture. He has edited seven collections of criticism, including Cultural Mobility: A Manifesto, and is a founding coeditor of the journal Representations. His honors include the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize for Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England, the Distinguished Humanist Award from the Mellon Foundation, the Wilbur Cross Medal from the Yale University Graduate School, the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre, the Erasmus Institute Prize, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California, Berkeley. He was president of the Modern Language Association of America and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

M. H. Abrams (Ph.D. Harvard) is Class of 1916 Professor of English, Emeritus at Cornell University. He received the Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Prize for The Mirror and the Lamp and the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize for Natural Supernaturalism. He is also the author of The Milk of Paradise, A Glossary of Literary Terms, The Correspondent Breeze, and Doing Things with Texts. He is the recipient of Guggenheim, Ford Foundation, and Rockefeller Postwar fellowships, the Award in Humanistic Studies from the Academy of Arts and Sciences (1984), the Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Society (1987), and the Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1990). In 1999 The Mirror and the Lamp was ranked twenty-fifth among the Modern Library’s "100 best nonfiction books written in English during the twentieth century."

Alfred David (Ph.D. Harvard) is Professor of English Emeritus at Indiana University. He is the author of The Strumpet Muse: Art and Morals in Chaucer’s Poetry, and editor of the "Romaunt of the Rose" in The Riverside Chaucer and, with George B. Pace, "Chaucer’s Minor Poems I" in The Variorum Chaucer. He is the recipient of a Sheldon Travelling Fellowship and Guggenheim and Fulbright Research fellowships and past president of the New Chaucer Society.

Barbara K. Lewalski (Ph.D. Chicago) is William R. Kenan Professor of English and of History and Literature at Harvard University. She is the recipient of the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize for Protestant Poetics and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric and the Explicator Prize for Donne’s Anniversaries and the Poetry of Praise. Her other books include Paradise Lost and the Rhetoric of Literary Forms, Writing Women in Jacobean England, Milton: A Critical Biography, and The Polemics and Poems of Rachel Speght (editor). Lewalski is the recipient of Guggenheim and NEH Senior fellowships and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Honored Scholar of the Milton Society.

Lawrence Lipking (Ph.D. Cornell) is Professor of English and Chester D. Tripp Professor of Humanities at Northwestern University. He received the Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Prize for The Life of the Poet. He is also the author of The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England; Abandoned Women and Poetic Tradition; and Samuel Johnson: The Life of an Author and editor of High Romantic Argument. Lipking is the recipient of Guggenheim, ACLS, Newberry Library, Wilson International Center for Scholars, and NEH Senior fellowships and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

George M. Logan (Ph.D. Harvard) is a Senior Fellow of Massey College in the University of Toronto and the James Cappon Professor of English Emeritus at Queen’s University, Canada, where he was head of the English Department for nine years and an award-winning teacher. He is the author of The Meaning of More’s Utopia and principal editor of the Cambridge edition of Utopia (Latin and English), editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Utopia (3rd edition), More’s History of King Richard the Third, and The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More, and coeditor, with Gordon Teskey, of Unfolded Tales: Essays on Renaissance Romance; he has also written a history of the Indiana University School of Music.

Katharine Eisaman Maus (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins) is James Branch Cabell Professor of English at the University of Virginia. She received the 1996 Roland Bainton Book Prize for Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance. She is also the author of Ben Jonson and the Roman Frame of Mind; editor of a volume of Renaissance tragedies; and coeditor of English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology, The Norton Shakespeare, and a collection of criticism on seventeenth-century English poetry. She is a recipient of Guggenheim, NEH,  and ACLS fellowships.

James Noggle (Ph.D. UC Berkeley) is Professor of English at Wellesley College. He is author of The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists; his second book, The Temporality of Taste in Eighteenth-Century British Writing, is forthcoming from Oxford. He is the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies and the American Philosophical Society.

James Simpson (Ph.D. Cambridge) is Douglas P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University and former Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge. An Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, he is the author of Piers Plowman: An Introduction to the B-Text (1990); Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry (1995); Reform and Cultural Revolution, 1350–1547; Volume 2 of The Oxford English Literary History (2002); Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents (2007); and Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-American Tradition (2010).

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By S. Sikes on February 12, 2010
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Good text book. Though I found oud that the same item can we divided up in 3 volumes. So you can take whatever vol to class that you need instead of the HUGE text book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By TheSoulEater on January 19, 2013
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This was required for my English class, actually the ninth edition was, I snooped around and this edition has about 90% of the stories in the new edition, the rest i can find online anyways
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I ordered this book last week, I got it over the weekend. Excellent price, speedy shipping and even though the book is Used, it's in pretty awesome condition, minus some notes from previous owners on the pages(they're in the margins and it's nbd).
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I got it for a very low price, it was in the condition it was described as, and I think I'm going to keep it after the class is done. I think a collection of classic English Literature is a great thing to have.
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By ME on November 27, 2012
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Enjoyed reading as text for English lit class and having everything in one text. This text is highly recommended for any students library.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By lethom7364 on April 15, 2012
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My order was done correctly, I received my purchase within 2 days as promised. The book was delieved undamaged. As for the print of the textbook it was very small and the textbook was not meant for someone who has trouble lifting more than 2 pounds. I would recommend that the book print be made in larger fonts size and the book divided into sections. My instructor only touched on 5 topics. The rest was a waiste of money. Then again we have to purchase another textbook in which we will not use all the chapters. I think is not worth the money. Othere that this I would continue to shop at Amazon.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Doctor B on October 4, 2011
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The book contents are fine - just what I expected. There are some places where I wish the editors had provided more detail, especially about major writers such as Shakespeare and Marlowe, but I also would not want the book to be any larger than it is.

My "minus one star" is due to the book being just too bulky. This is one of the instances where I think the soft-bound version may be better than the hard-bound (which I have).
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