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  1. Book ImageHard Times

    Charles Dickens, Fred Kaplan

    Fourth Edition

    “An excellent collection of critical and social commentary that will help to make Dickens’ image of Victorian England meaningful to all students.” —John Howard Wilson, Dakota Wesleyan UniversityMore

  2. Book ImageJane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë, Deborah Lutz

    Fourth Edition

    "The Brontës' gifted biographer provides us with another superlative Norton Critical Edition of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel. For the classroom and for the general reader, there's no better way to experience the context in which Jane Eyre was written, illuminating modern commentary, and the novel itself in an authoritative text."—Fred Kaplan, Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New YorkMore

  3. Book ImageJude the Obscure

    Thomas Hardy, Ralph Pite

    Third Edition

    This Third Norton Critical Edition of Hardy’s final novel has been revised to reflect the breadth of responses it has received over the last fifteen years. The text of the novel is again based on Hardy’s final revision for the 1912 Wessex Edition.More

  4. Book ImageAlice in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll, Donald Gray

    Third Edition

    Newly discovered letters by Lewis Carroll, an expanded selection of diary excerpts, and a wealth of new biographical materials are some of the features of this revised Norton Critical Edition.More

  5. Book ImageThe Time Machine

    H. G. Wells, Stephen Arata

    The Time Machine (1895) is H. G. Wells’s first published novel as well as his most enduring and influential work.More

  6. Book ImageMary Barton

    Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Recchio

    Elizabeth Gaskell, one of the nineteenth century’s most significant novelists, was widely held to be the social conscience of Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution.More

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageThe Picture of Dorian Gray

    Oscar Wilde, Michael Patrick Gillespie

    Second Edition

    As featured on PBS’s The Great American ReadThis Norton Critical Edition is the only edition available that includes both the 1890 Lippincott’s and the 1891 book versions of The Picture of Dorian Gray, allowing students to compare the two published versions with the editorial guidance of Michael Patrick Gillespie.More

  9. Book ImageThe Return of the Native

    Thomas Hardy, Phillip Mallett

    Second Edition

    This Second Edition reprints the text of the authoritative 1912 Macmillan Wessex Edition.More

  10. Book ImageThe Importance of Being Earnest

    Oscar Wilde, Michael Patrick Gillespie

    The text of this Norton Critical Edition of The Importance of Being Earnest is the established three-act version. Originally in four acts, Wilde shortened it to three at the urging of George Alexander, the owner of the St. James Theatre and first actor to play Jack Worthing. The play is accompanied by explanatory annotations and by an appendix of excised portions.More

  11. Book ImageNorth and South

    Elizabeth Gaskell, Alan Shelston

    A revolutionary social and political commentary, North and South solidified Gaskell’s place in the company of Victorian England’s finest novelists.More

  12. 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

  13. Book ImageStrange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Robert Louis Stevenson, Katherine B. Linehan

    This Norton Critical Edition of Stevenson's enduringly popular and chilling tale is based on the 1886 First British Edition, the only edition set directly from Stevenson's manuscript and for which he read proofs. The text has been rigorously annotated for student readers and is accompanied by a textual appendix.More

  14. Book ImageWuthering Heights

    Emily Brontë, Richard J. Dunn

    Fourth Edition

    As featured on PBS’s The Great American ReadThe text of the novel is based on the first edition of 1847.More

  15. Book ImageKim

    Rudyard Kipling, Zohreh T. Sullivan

    Written in 1901, Kim is considered Kipling's finest work, and was a key factor in his being awarded the Nobel Prize.More

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