Book Details

  • Ebook
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $48.50
  • February 2015
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-52276-1
  • Volume(s): 2 / 1865 to the Present
  • Territory Rights: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Eighth Edition

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Volume(s): 2

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Nina Baym (General Editor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Robert S. Levine (General Editor, University of Maryland, College Park), Wayne Franklin (Editor, University of Connecticut), Philip F. Gura (Editor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Jerome Klinkowitz (Editor, University of Northern Iowa), Arnold Krupat (Editor, Sarah Lawrence College), Mary Loeffelholz (Editor, Northeastern University), Jeanne Campbell Reesman (Editor, University of Texas at San Antonio), Patricia B. Wallace (Editor, Vassar College)


6 New and Rethought Lecture-length Contextual Clusters

The Eighth Edition includes 6 brand-new clusters:
• “Critical Controversy: Race and the Ending of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” with selections by Toni Morrison, Jane Smiley, Leo Marx, Justin Kaplan, Julius Lester, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, and David L. Smith.
• “Creative Nonfiction,” a much-requested cluster topic, with selections by Edward Abbey, Barry Lopez, Jamaica Kincaid, Joan Didion, and Edwidge Danticat.
• “First Encounters: Early European Accounts of Native Americans”
• “Section, Region, Nation, Hemisphere,” with new attention to U.S. colonial ambitions in the Western Hemisphere.
• “Debates over ‘Americanization’,” with selections by Theodore Roosevelt and others.
• “The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee”