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Book Details

  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $66.00
  • October 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-92857-0
  • 784 pages
  • Territory Rights: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

The Norton Introduction to Poetry

Ninth Edition


Alison Booth (Editor, University of Virginia), J. Paul Hunter (Editor, University of Chicago), Kelly J. Mays (Editor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)


The most wide-ranging collection of its kind, The Norton Introduction to Poetry offers a complete course in reading and writing about poetry that is designed to appeal to students of all backgrounds, abilities, and interests.

It not only sharpens students’ close-reading skills and deepens their appreciation for the emotional power of poetry, but also connects poetry to the larger world by providing a thorough introduction to poetry’s authorial, cultural, and critical contexts.


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