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The Norton Anthology of World Literatureby Sara Lawall
Synopses & Reviews
Leading the field once again, Norton is proud to publish the anthology for the new century, , Second Edition. Now published in six paperback volumes (packaged in two attractive slipcases), the new anthology boasts slimmer volumes, thicker paper, a bolder typeface, and dozens of newly included or newly translated works from around the world. represents continuity as well as change. Like its predecessor, the anthology is a compact library of world literature, offering an astounding forty-three complete longer works, more than fifty prose works, over one hundred lyric poems, and twenty-three plays. More portable, more suitable for period courses, more pleasant to read, and more attuned to current teaching and research trends, remains the most authoritative, comprehensive, and teachable anthology for the world literature survey.
Nine years ago, W. W. Norton changed the way world literature is taught by introducing , Expanded Edition.
About the Author
Sarah Lawall, Ph.D. Yale, is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her publications include Critics of Consciousness: The Existential Structures of Literature and Reading World Literature: Theory, History, Practice.
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