Norton Critical Editions:Renaissance Literature

Sort by: 

  • Featured9780393926262 72

    Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare, Gordon McMullan

    First Edition


    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.

  • 9780393617474 72

    Don Quijote

    Miguel de Cervantes, Diana de Armas Wilson

    Second Edition


    “Diana de Armas Wilson’s introductory study captures the true essence of why Cervantes’s novel has become a valuable piece of our shared cultural heritage. Humour, satire, and the religious and political conflicts that plagued the era all form part of Cer

  • 9780393936919 72

    The Prince

    Niccolò Machiavelli, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    Third Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • Wayne A. Rebhorn’s thorough and thought-provoking introduction to Machiavelli, his world, and his famous...

  • 9780393640106 72


    William Shakespeare, Robert S. Miola

    Second Edition


    “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

  • 9780393265422 72

    The Tempest

    William Shakespeare, Peter Hulme, William H. Sherman

    Second Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • The First Folio (1623) text, accompanied by the editors’ preface and detailed explanatory annotations.