We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental at any time – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
The expansive, collaborative efforts of Nina Baym, Wayne Franklin, Philip F. Gura, Arnold Krupat, Jerome Klinkowitz, and Robert S. Levine are an evident success in their publication of The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Shorter Seventh Edition), ISBN 9780393930573. This latest, condensed collection has been reconsidered and updated to include...
The expansive, collaborative efforts of Nina Baym, Wayne Franklin, Philip F. Gura, Arnold Krupat, Jerome Klinkowitz, and Robert S. Levine are an evident success in their publication of The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Shorter Seventh Edition), ISBN 9780393930573. This latest, condensed collection has been reconsidered and updated to include the best selections to prepare students studying in either one-semester or brief two-semester courses. The guiding force behind this team of writers is that of Nina Baym. Receiving her doctorate from Harvard, she is currently serving as 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. Baym is a veteran in the world of writing with a myriad of published works including 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. She has also published several essays which are collected in Feminism and American Literary History and has also edited and introduced many reissues of work by earlier American women writers, from Judith Sargent Murray through Kate Chopin. A second contributor to The Norton Anthology of American Literature (Shorter Seventh Edition) is Wayne Franklin. Receiving his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh, he is currently serving as Professor and Head of English, University of Connecticut. Franklin is also the author of James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years, iThe New World of James Fenimore Cooper, as well as Discoverers, Explorers, Settlers: The Diligent Writers of Early America. Philip F. Gura adds his expertise to the mix as well. He received his doctorate from Harvard and is currently the William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Another contributor to this text is Jerome Klinkowitz who received his doctorate from Wisconsin University. He currently serves as University Distinguished Scholar and Professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa. Arnold Krupat supplies ample knowledge from his background as well in this textbook. Holding a doctorate from Columbia University, Krupat is the Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College. Contributions by Robert S. Levine are a positive asset to this text as well. Receiving a doctorate from Stanford, he currently is serving as Professor of English and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.