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The Eighth Edition features a diverse and balanced variety of works and thorough but judicious editorial apparatus throughout. The new edition also includes more complete works, much-requested new authors, 170 in-text images, new and re-thought contextual clusters, and other tools that help instructors teach the course they want to teach.

Synopsis:

Read by more than 2.5 million students over 30 years, sets the standard and remains an unmatched value.

About the Author

Nina Baym (Ph.D. Harvard) is Swanlund Endowed Chair and Center for Advanced Study Professor Emerita of English and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of The Shape of Hawthorne's Career; Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and About Women in America, 1820-1870; Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America; American Women Writers and the Work of History, 1790-1860; American Women of Letters and the Nineteenth-Century Sciences and most recently, Women Writers of the American West, 1833-1927. Some of her essays are collected in Feminism and American Literary History; she has also edited and introduced many reissues of work by earlier American women writers, from Judith Sargent Murray through Kate Chopin. In 2000 she received the MLA's Hubbell Medal for lifetime achievement in American literary studies.Robert S. Levine (Ph.D. Stanford) is Distinguished University Professor of English and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville; Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity; and Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism. He has edited a number of books, including The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville; Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader; Hemispheric American Studies; and a Norton Critical Edition of Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables.Wayne Franklin (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393934779
Author:
Baym, Nina (edt)
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Gura
Author:
Levine, Robert S.
Author:
Reesman, Jeanne Campbell
Author:
Philip F.
Author:
Franklin, Wayne
Author:
Klinkowitz, Jerome
Author:
Wallace, Patricia B.
Author:
Loeffelholz, Mary
Author:
Gura, Philip F.
Author:
Baym, Nina
Author:
Krupat, Arnold
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Eighth Edition
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
1808
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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