Norton Critical Editions:Renaissance Literature

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  • 9780393972818 72

    Don Quijote

    Miguel de Cervantes, Diana de Armas Wilson, Burton Raffel

    First Edition


    The text reprinted here is based on award-winning translator Burton Raffel’s masterful translation of Don Quijote, which is consistent, fluid, and modeled closely on the original Spanish.

  • 9780393963335 72

    The Princess of Clèves

    Marie-Madeleine de Lafayette, John D. Lyons

    First Edition


    The Princess of Cleves, often called the first modern French novel, was published anonymously in 1678 and was received with enthusiasm by its contemporary audience.

  • 9780393957495 72

    The Praise of Folly and Other Writings

    Desiderius Erasmus, Robert M. Adams

    First Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition provides a wide selection of Erasmus’s writings, translated from the Latin into fresh, modern English.

  • 9780393093087 72

    Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets

    Ben Jonson, Hugh Maclean


    This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets.