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The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 1
In the tradition of Norton anthologies, this western literature survey remains a trusted, straightforward reference that offers excellent annotation of some of the most significant works in history. It includes complete works (whenever possible) from major authors of their time. This latest edition offers a thoroughly reviewed and expanded literature...
In the tradition of Norton anthologies, this western literature survey remains a trusted, straightforward reference that offers excellent annotation of some of the most significant works in history. It includes complete works (whenever possible) from major authors of their time. This latest edition offers a thoroughly reviewed and expanded literature survey, adding more than 150 new pieces and 37 new authors to the already comprehensive selection. Improved pedagogical features can also be expected, allowing students to have an enjoyable experience studying and understanding the cultural and historical context of various literary works. Loved by many, The Norton Anthology of Western Literature by Lawall has been a successful series and continues to be leading literature survey used by millions of students and instructors. Among the most notable works in the anthology are Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Homer's Odyssey. There are numerous samples of lyric poems, along with a wide range of excerpted works. The book has a survey of the Hebrew Bible as well as Homer's Illiad and Odyssey. Works of notable Greek philosophers and writers are also included, including those of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripedes, and Aristophanes. Plato's The Apology of Socrates and Aristotle's From Poetics are also featured. There is also a survey of the Christian Bible and its New Testament books, as well as selected works from the middle ages (including Beowulf and Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales). Among the renaissance writers featured are Francis Petrarch, William Shakespeare, and Sir Philip Sidney. The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 1 (ISBN 9780393925722) remains one of the best and most comprehensive surveys to be developed for Western literature.
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