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The Fifth Edition retains the flexibility and breadth of selection that has defined this classic anthology, while improved and expanded editorial apparatus make it an even more useful teaching tool.

Synopsis:

Offering over one thousand years of verse from the medieval period to the present, is the classroom standard for the study of poetry in English.

Synopsis:

Offering over one thousand years of verse from the medieval period to the present, The Norton Anthology of Poetryis the classroom standard for the study of poetry in English.

About the Author

Margaret Ferguson (Ph.D. Yale University) is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California--Davis. She is author of Dido's Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France (2003) and Trials of Desire: Renaissance Defenses of Poetry (1984). She is coeditor of Feminism in Time, Women, Property, and the Letters of the Law, Literacies in Early Modern England and a critical edition of Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam.Mary Jo Salter (M.A. Cambridge University) is Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer in the Humanities at Mount Holyoke College, where she teaches poetry and poetry-writing. She has published several books of poems, including Henry Purcell in Japan (1985), Unfinished Painting (1989), Sunday Skaters (1994), A Kiss in Space (1999), and, most recently, Open Shutters (2003). A vice president of the Poetry Society of America, she has also served as poetry editor of The New Republic.Jon Stallworthy (M.A. and B.Litt. Oxford) is Senior Research Fellow at Wolfson College of Oxford University, where he is an Emeritus Professor of English Literature. He is also former John Wendell Anderson Professor at Cornell, where he taught after a career at Oxford University Press. His biography of Wilfred Owen won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the W. H. Smith Literary Award, and the E. M. Forster Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His biography of Louis MacNeice won the Southern Arts Literary Prize. He is also the author of Rounding the Horn: Collected Poems and Singing School: The Making of a Poet, and editor of the definitive edition of Wilfred Owen's poetry, The Complete Poems and Fragments; The Penguin Book of Love Poetry; The Oxford Book of War Poetry; and coeditor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry. Stallworthy has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393979206
Editor:
Ferguson, Margaret
Editor:
Salter, Mary Jo
Editor:
Ferguson, Margaret
Editor:
Salter, Mary Jo
Editor:
Stallworthy, Jon
Author:
Stallworthy, Jon
Author:
Ferguson, Margaret
Author:
Salter, Mary Jo
Editor:
Stallworthy, Jon
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Full Fifth Edition
Publication Date:
20041231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
2256
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6 x 2 in 3.16 lb

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