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The Norton Introduction to Literatureby Alison Booth
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The Norton Introduction to Literature, Tenth Edition, includes a diverse selection of literature that fits any course, balancing exciting contemporary pieces with perennially popular classics.
The Tenth Edition is more flexible, helpful, and innovative than ever, with new albums of thematically linked pieces, an expanded treatment of the contexts of literature, and in-text pedagogy and emedia features that hone students' reading, analytical, and writing skills.
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'The Norton Introduction to Literature, Portable Tenth Edition, includes a diverse selection of literature that fits any course, balancing exciting contemporary pieces with perennially popular classics. The Portable Tenth Edition is more flexible, helpful, and innovative than ever, with new features that hone students’ reading, analytical, and writing skills.'
Now offering two new contextual chapters, a completely rewritten section on writing about literature, refreshed pedagogy throughout the book, many new student-writing samples, and 60 new literary selections, the Ninth Edition of The Norton Introduction to Literatureis more flexible and attractive than ever before.
About the Author
Alison Booth is Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her research interests focus on Victorian literature and feminist theory and criticism, and her teaching at Virginia has ranged from "The Nineteenth-Century British novel" to "Utopias and Science Fiction." She is the author of Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf and editor of Famous Last Words: Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure.Kelly J. Mays has taught writing and literature courses for 25 years—at Stanford University (where she earned her Ph.D.), in the Harvard Expository Writing Program, at New Mexico State University, and (since 2001) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she is now an Associate Professor of English. A British literature specialist whose work has appeared in Victorian Studies, Victorian Poetry, Critical Inquiry, and other major scholarly journals, she is currently at work on a book exploring when and why nineteenth-century Britons began to label their age, their literature, and even themselves "Victorian."
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