Norton anthology of modern and contemporary poetry table of contents

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norton anthology of modern and contemporary poetry table of contents

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. B: The Sixteenth Century & The Early Seventeenth Century by M.H. Abrams

Firmly grounded by the hallmark strengths of all Norton Anthologies thorough and helpful introductory matter, judicious annotation, complete texts wherever possible The Norton Anthology of English Literature has been revitalized in this Eighth Edition through the collaboration between six new editors and six seasoned ones. Under the direction of Stephen Greenblatt, General Editor, the editors have reconsidered all aspects of the anthology to make it an even better teaching tool.
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The Norton Anthology Of Modern And Contemporary Poetry, Volume 2: Contemporary Poetry. Archive

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Sharing a suffix with such academically serious words such as philology, anthropology, and oncology, the word anthology sounds respectable enough. But anthos, I belatedly discovered, is Greek for flower, and logia means collecting. Did I trade in my scholarly aspirations and become an effete arranger of bouquets? The story of this unexpected turn in my career goes back to , when I landed in England on the QE2, hoping to study with the famed American scholar Richard Ellmann, biographer of W. Yeats and James Joyce, author of numerous critical studies of modern literature, and then master of perhaps the most elegant and quietly witty prose style in criticism. Fresh out of college, I was fired up to read literature through the supernova-bright lenses of high theory. Old historical, New Critical, and biographical approaches to literature were old hat: out with earth-bound Antaeus; in with the air-borne gyrations of the signifier!

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First published in , it has gone through ten editions; as of there are over eight million copies in print, making it the publisher's best-selling anthology. Abrams , a critic and scholar of Romanticism , served as General Editor for its first seven editions, before handing the job to Stephen Greenblatt , a Shakespeare scholar and Harvard professor. The anthology provides an overview of poetry , drama , prose fiction , essays , and letters from Beowulf to the beginning of the 21st century. The first edition of The Norton Anthology of English Literature , printed in , comprised two volumes. Also printed in was a single-volume derivative edition, called The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Major Authors Edition , which contained reprintings with some additions and changes including 28 of the major authors appearing in the original edition.

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