Thomas Cooley

Thomas Cooley (PhD, Indiana University) is professor of English at The Ohio State University. In addition to Back to the Lake, he is the editor of The Norton Sampler, The Norton Critical Edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the author of several other books, among them Educated Lives: The Rise of Modern Autobiography in America and The Ivory Leg in the Ebony Cabinet: Madness, Race, and Gender in Victorian America.

Books by Thomas Cooley

  1. Book CoverAdventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Third Edition

    This perennially popular Norton Critical Edition reprints for the first time the definitive Iowa-California text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, complete with all original illustrations by Edward Windsor Kemble and John Harley. The text is accompanied by explanatory annotations.More

  2. Book CoverInstructor's Edition: for Back to the Lake: A Reader and Guide, Third Edition


    The Instructor’s Edition helps teachers use the text, with guidance for teaching each chapter, sample answers to the study questions, and sample syllabi.More

  3. Book CoverThe Norton Guide to Writing


    Additional information is forthcoming.

  4. Book CoverThe Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition

    Ninth Edition

    Short essays with just enough writing instruction.More

  5. Book CoverThe Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition

    High School Ninth Edition

    Short essays with just enough writing instruction.More

  6. Book CoverThe Norton Sampler: Short Essays for Composition

    Eighth Edition

    A trusted collection of short essays arranged by rhetorical mode—with charming, practical writing instruction.More