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Book Details

  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $68.00
  • March 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-91155-8
  • 2800 pages
  • Volume(s): Two Volume Set
  • Territory Rights: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

The Norton Anthology of African American Literature

Third Edition


Volume(s): Two Volume Set

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (General Editor, Harvard University), Valerie Smith (General Editor, Princeton University), William L. Andrews (Editor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Kimberly Benston (Editor, Haverford College), Brent Hayes Edwards (Editor, Columbia University), Frances Smith Foster (Editor, Emory University), Deborah E. McDowell (Editor, University of Virginia), Robert G. O'Meally (Editor, Columbia University), Hortense Spillers (Editor, Vanderbilt University), Cheryl A. Wall (Editor, Rutgers University)

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Available at no cost to professors or students, Norton coursepacks bring high-quality Norton digital media into a new or existing online course. The coursepack for The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, Third Edition, includes all content from StudySpace.

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Art Slides

All of the images from the book and StudySpace are available for instructors to download.

Art Slides, PowerPoint, Volume 1 Access Resource
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Teaching with The Norton Anthology of African American Literature

Bryan Sinche (Author, University of Hartford)

Revised and updated, the instructor’s manual features discussion questions and lists of themes and characteristics for each author in the anthology, suggested readings for thematically organized courses, essay and exam questions, strategies for teaching the Vernacular Tradition and integrating media in the classroom, and more.

Teaching with The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, PDF Access Resource

Liner Notes

Robert G. O’Meally’s liner notes (headnotes to the audio selections) are available for the most widely taught selections.

Liner Notes, PDF Access Resource

Intructor's Resource Disc

W. W. Norton (Author)

Designed to enhance large or small lecture environments, the Instructor’s Resource Disc features over 100 images from the book and StudySpace website and over 50 songs and spoken-word audio selections—all accompanied by Robert G. O’Meally’s liner notes more

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