“A perfect volume to initiate majors into the discipline and delight of carefully examining presumptions, priorities, language, and structures of both primary and secondary texts.”
—Stephen R. Honeygosky, University of Pittsburgh
“An excellent collection of critical and social commentary that will help to make Dickens’ image of Victorian England meaningful to all students.”—John Howard Wilson, Dakota Wesleyan University
This much-anticipated Norton Critical Edition of Shakespeare’s best-known play is based on the Second Quarto, widely agreed to be the most authoritative early text.
The best-selling student edition on the market, now available in a Second Edition.
This Norton Critical Edition is designed to make Paradise Lost accessible for student readers, providing invaluable contextual and biographical information and the tools students need to think critically about this landmark epic.
This Norton Critical Edition of Edith Wharton's quintessential novel of the Gilded Age reprints the Scribner's magazine text of 1905, including the eight original illustrations.
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