Norton Critical Editions:Renaissance Literature

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  • 9780393938050 72

    Lazarillo de Tormes

    Anonymous, Ilan Stavans, Ilan Stavans


    Anonymously published in 1554, Lazarillo de Tormes remains a centrepiece of Renaissance literature and is arguably the most popular example of the picaresque novel.

  • 9780393918151 72

    Chronicle of the Narváez Expedition

    Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Ilan Stavans, David Frye


    This new Norton Critical Edition recounts the 1527–36 expedition of Cabeza de Vaca, the first Spanish explorer to cross North America.

  • 9780393976069 72

    The Book of the Courtier

    Baldesar Castiglione, Daniel Javitch, Charles S. Singleton


    The Book of the Courtier (1528) is a series of fictional conversations by courtiers of the Duke of Urbino that takes place in 1507, while Castiglione was himself attaché to the Duke.

  • 9780393972818 72

    Don Quijote

    Miguel de Cervantes, Diana de Armas Wilson, Burton Raffel


    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.

  • 9780393926484 72

    John Donne's Poetry

    John Donne, Donald R. Dickson


    “Donald Dickson's John Donne's Poetry is the best text of Donne now available. It is scrupulously edited, and equally useful for students and for scholars.”—Harold Bloom, Yale University