Between September 15 and November 1, college and high school students
worldwide were invited to submit an original video recitation of one of
the works listed below. Eligible submissions were judged by W.W. Norton
in-house editors, who selected finalists for each of the works.
Follow the links below to vote on your favorite videos! Voting
will be open between now and December 8th, 2013. One winner for each
selection will be chosen to receive a $200 Barnes & Noble gift
certificate and will have his or her name featured on the
acknowledgments page of a Norton Anthology.
- Sonnet 43 ("How do I love thee?") by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (The Norton Anthology of English Literature and The Norton Anthology of World Literature)
- Sonnet 130 ("My mistress' eyes") by William Shakespeare (The Norton Anthology of English Literature and The Norton Anthology of World Literature)
- "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by James Weldon Johnson (The Norton Anthology of American Literature and The Norton Anthology of African American Literature)
- [Because I could not stop for Death -] by Emily Dickinson (The Norton Anthology of American Literature and The Norton Anthology of World Literature)
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