Poetry

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  1. 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

  2. Book ImageParadise Lost

    John Milton, Gordon Teskey

    This Norton Critical Edition is designed to make Paradise Lost accessible for student readers, providing invaluable contextual and biographical information and the tools students need to think critically about this landmark epic.More

  3. Book ImageLe Morte Darthur

    Thomas Malory, Stephen H. A. Shepherd

    The text is unabridged, with original spelling and extensive, easy-to-use marginal glosses and footnotes.More

  4. Book ImageIn Memoriam

    Alfred Tennyson, Erik Gray

    Second Edition

    Tennyson’s central poem is presented with an extensive introduction that provides background information on the poet and poem as well as an overview of In Memoriam’s formal and thematic peculiarities, including Tennyson’s use of the stanza and the poem’s rhyme scheme.More

  5. Book ImageColeridge's Poetry and Prose

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Nicholas Halmi, Paul Magnuson, Et Al.

    Coleridge combined the genius of a poet with the mind of a philosophical critic.More

  6. Book ImageThe Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry

    Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann, Robert O'Clair

    Third Edition / Volume(s): Two-Volume

    A new edition of the acclaimed anthology—the most comprehensive collection of twentieth-century poetry in English available.More

  7. Book ImageLeaves of Grass and Other Writings

    Walt Whitman, Michael Moon

    This revised Norton Critical Edition contains the most complete and authoritative collection of Whitman's work available in a paperback student edition. The text of Leaves of Grass is again that of the indispensable "Reader's Comprehensive Edition," edited by Sculley Bradley and Harold W. Blodgett, which is accompanied by revised and expanded explanatory annotations. New to this edition is the full text of the celebrated 1855 first edition of Leaves of Grass, as well as generous excerpts from Whitman's two prose masterpieces, Democratic Vistas and Specimen Days.More

  8. Book ImageShelley's Poetry and Prose

    Percy Bysshe Shelley, Neil Fraistat, Donald H. Reiman

    Second Edition

    This Second Edition is based on the authoritative texts chosen by the editors from their scholarly edition of The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley.More

  9. Book ImageBeowulf: A Verse Translation

    Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

    Winner of the Whitbread Prize, Seamus Heaney’s translation "accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right" (New York Times Book Review).More

  10. Book ImageThe Epic of Gilgamesh

    Benjamin R. Foster

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

  11. Book ImageEmerson's Prose and Poetry

    Ralph Waldo Emerson, Saundra Morris, Joel Porte

    This new volume is the most comprehensive collection of Emerson’s writings available in a paperback edition.More

  12. Book ImageThe Waste Land

    T. S. Eliot, Michael North

    The text of Eliot’s 1922 masterpiece is accompanied by thorough explanatory annotations as well as by Eliot’s own knotty notes, some of which require annotation themselves.More

  13. Book ImageEight Old English Poems

    Robert D. Fulk, John C. Pope

    Third Edition

    A meticulous updating of the highly respected Norton college paperback Seven Old English Poems, this Third Edition, retitled Eight Old English Poems meets the needs of both graduate and undergraduate students of Old English.More

  14. 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

  15. Book ImageTennyson's Poetry

    Alfred Tennyson, Robert W. Hill, Jr.

    Second Edition

    This volume offers one of the most comprehensive surveys of Tennyson's poetry available for the serious student.More

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