Poetry

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  1. Book ImageThe Gawain Poet: Complete Works: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Patience, Cleanness, Pearl, Saint Erkenwald

    Marie Borroff

    Of the five poems contained in this book, two are acknowledged masterpieces. The plot of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, an Arthurian romance, brilliantly interweaves elements of suspense and high comedy.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 ImageSir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Laura L. Howes, Marie Borroff

    This long-awaited Norton Critical Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight includes Marie Borroff’s celebrated, newly revised verse translation with supporting materials not to be found in any other single volume.More

  4. Book ImageThe Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift

    Jonathan Swift, Ian Higgins, Claude Rawson

    This Norton Critical Edition is the fullest single-volume collection of Jonathan Swift's writings, encompassing not only the major prose satires—A Tale of the Tub, Gulliver’s Travels, and A Modest Proposal—but also a large number of other works, including his most important poems and political writings. The texts are accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations by Ian Higgins, thirty illustrations, and a full introduction by Claude Rawson. This is an indispensable edition for scholar and student alike.More

  5. Book ImageByron's Poetry and Prose

    George Gordon Byron, Alice Levine

    Byron's Poetry and Prose presents an extensive selection of Byron's poetry, letters, and journal entries in chronological clusters, allowing readers to see the changes that took place in his writing in the context of the places he lived and his fame, exile, and travels.More

  6. Book ImageKeats's Poetry and Prose

    John Keats, Jeffrey N. Cox

    This Norton Critical Edition seeks to return Keats—one of the most beloved poets of the English language—to his cultural moment by tracking his emergence as a public poet.More

  7. Book ImageBlake's Poetry and Designs

    William Blake, John E. Grant, Mary Lynn Johnson

    Second Edition

    The Second Edition of this revered Norton Critical Edition is the most comprehensive introduction to Blake’s poetry and thought available.More

  8. Book ImageInferno

    Dante Alighieri, Michael Palma, Giuseppe Mazzotta

    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

  9. Book ImageJohn Donne's Poetry

    John Donne, Donald R. Dickson

    “Donald Dickson's John Donne's Poetry is the best text of Donne now available. It is scrupulously edited, and equally useful for students and for scholars.”—Harold Bloom, Yale UniversityMore

  10. Book ImageRobert Browning's Poetry

    Robert Browning, James F. Loucks, Andrew M. Stauffer

    Second Edition

    The Second Edition of this substantial collection of Browning’s poetry again reprints the texts of the seventeen-volume “Fourth and complete edition” (Smith, Elder), of which all but the final volume were approved by Browning before his death.More

  11. Book ImageDream Visions and Other Poems

    Geoffrey Chaucer, Kathryn L. Lynch

    This Norton Critical Edition presents Chaucer’s four dream visions and selected shorter poems and is suitable for both beginning and advanced students.More

  12. Book ImageTroilus and Criseyde

    Geoffrey Chaucer, Stephen Barney

    This Norton Critical Edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece is based on Stephen Barney’s acclaimed text and is accompanied by a translation of its major source, Boccaccio’s Filostrato.More

  13. Book ImagePiers Plowman

    William Langland, Elizabeth Robertson, Stephen H. A. Shepherd

    Piers Plowman is one of the most significant works of medieval literature.More

  14. Book ImageAn Invitation to Poetry: A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology

    Maggie Dietz, Robert Pinsky

    Student Edition

    The widely acclaimed Favorite Poem Project anthology, An Invitation to Poetry, edited by Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz, is now available in a value-priced student paperback edition.More

  15. Book ImageSeventeenth-Century British Poetry, 1603-1660

    Gregory Chaplin, John P. Rumrich

    Twenty-nine poets writing from the 1603 ascension of James I, the first Stuart King, and the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, are included in this Norton Critical Edition.More

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