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  • Paperback + Digital Product License Key Folder
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $72.00
  • October 2018
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-66494-2
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.
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The Norton Introduction to Literature

Shorter Thirteenth Edition

Paperback + Digital Product License Key Folder

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Kelly J. Mays (Author, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

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IIGThe Interactive Instructor’s Guide (IIG) helps instructors engage students and save course-prep time by offering hundreds of teaching resources in one searchable and sortable site. Resources include teaching notes, discussion questions, suggestions for writing, and in-class activities for every work in the anthology, the Writing About Literature video series, hundreds of downloadable images for in-class presentation, and more.

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Close Reading Workshops

Based on an innovative and proven approach to Close Reading developed at the University of Texas at Austin, these workshops help students to paraphrase, observe, contextualize, analyze, and create an argument based on their close reading of a short excerpt.

Pause & Practice Exercises

Pause & Practice exercises expand on the Writing About Literature chapters in the book allowing students to practice specific writing skills. Each of the eight Pause & Practice exercises features a video from the popular Writing About Literature video series on the writing skill it covers.

2016 MLA Citation Guidelines

A perfect supplement to the MLA Citation material in the book, this handy PDF guide gives students a quick reference on MLA citation.


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Instructor's Guide

This thorough guide offers teaching notes, discussion questions, suggestions for writing, and in-class activities for every work in the anthology, as well as support for teaching writing including strategies for avoiding plagiarism. This resource is available as a downloadable PDF on /instructors and all of its contents can be found organized by author on the Interactive Instructor’s Guide.

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Lecture PowerPoints

These PowerPoints, available for dozens of works in the anthology, contain images, bulleted lecture notes, and instructor support in the notes view.

Lecture Slides, PowerPoint: PoetrySample, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado"
(PPTX, 0.32 MB)

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Image Files

All of the images in the book are available for download in JPG and PowerPoint format.

Image files, JPEG with creditsDemo, Kate Chopin and Edgar Allan Poe
(ZIP, 0.26 MB)

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