World Poetry

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  1. Book ImageThe Norton Anthology of World Literature

    Martin Puchner, Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Wiebke Denecke, Et Al.

    Shorter Third Edition / Volume(s): Two-Volume Set

    The most-trusted and most-respected text in its field is now brand-new in all the best ways.More

  2. Book ImageMetamorphoses

    Ovid, Charles Martin

    In his award-winning translation, Charles Martin combines fidelity to Ovid’s text with verse that catches the speed and liveliness of the original.More

  3. Book ImageInferno

    Dante Alighieri, Giuseppe Mazzotta, Michael Palma

    This Norton Critical Edition of Dante’s masterpiece is based on Michael Palma’s verse translation, which is acclaimed for its elegant rendering of Dante’s triple-rhyme scheme into contemporary English.More

  4. Book ImageMetamorphoses: A New Translation

    Ovid, Charles Martin, Bernard M. W. Knox

    "A version that has been long awaited, and likely to become the new standard."—Michael Dirda, Washington PostMore

  5. Book ImageThe Epic of Gilgamesh

    Benjamin R. Foster

    The Epic of Gilgamesh is the world’s oldest epic masterpiece.More

  6. Book ImageYeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose

    William Butler Yeats, James Pethica

    This brand new collection, impeccably edited by James Pethica, presents a comprehensive selection of Yeats's major contributions in poetry, drama, prose fiction, autobiography, and criticism.More

  7. Book ImageThe Selected Writings of Christine de Pizan

    Christine de Pizan, Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Kevin Brownlee

    Christine de Pizan (ca. 1364-ca. 1421) is Europe’s first professional woman writer. She wrote an astonishing body of work in many genres, including lyric poetry, allegorical dream visions, history, political treatises, and biography.More

  8. Book ImageThe Odyssey

    Homer, Albert Cook

    Second Edition

    The Second Edition of this Norton Critical Edition continues to be based on Albert Cook’s translation, widely acclaimed for its poetic phrasing and linguistic accuracy.More

  9. Book ImageThe Women Troubadours

    Meg Bogin

    An introduction to the women poets of 12th-century Provence and a collection of their poems.More

  10. Book ImageThe Iliad of Homer: The Wrath of Achilles

    I. A. Richards

    According to legend, in ancient times Agamemnon led the Greeks into war with the city of Troy to recapture the beautiful Helen of Troy, wife of King Menelaus of Sparta.More