The norton anthology of american literature

Firmly grounded in the core strengths that have sầu made it the best-selling undergraduate survey in the field, The Norton Anthology of American Literature has been revitalized in this Seventh Edition through the collaboration between three new period editors and five seasoned ones.

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Under Nina Baym’s direction, the editors have considered afresh each selection & all the apparatus to make the anthology an even better teaching tool.

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About the Author:

Nina Baym (Ph.D. Harvard) is Swanlund Endowed Chair và Center for Advanced Study Professor Emerita of English and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of The Shape of Hawthorne’s Career; Woman’s Fiction: A Guide to Novels by & About Women in America, 1820–1870; Novels, Readers, và Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America; American Women Writers and the Work of History, 1790–1860; American Women of Letters và the Nineteenth-Century Sciences & most recently, Women Writers of the American West, 1833–1927. Some of her essays are collected in Feminism và American Literary History; she has also edited & introduced many reissues of work by earlier American women writers, from Judith Sargent Murray through Kate Chopin. In 2000 she received the MLA’s Hubbell Medal for lifetime achievement in American literary studies.

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Wayne Franklin (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh)is Professor and Head of English, University of Connecticut. He is the author of James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years (the first volume of his definitive biography, from Yale University Press), The New World of James Fenimore Cooper, and Discoverers, Explorers, Settlers: The Diligent Writers of Early America. He is the editor of American Voices, American Lives: A Documentary Reader & The Selected Writings of Thomas Jefferson, A Norton Critical Edition, & co-editor, with Michael Steiner, of Mapping American Culture.

Philip F. Gura (Ph.D. Harvard)is William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature và Culture and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of many books, including The Wisdom of Words: Language, Theology, và Literature in the New Engl& Renaissance; A Glimpse of Sion’s Glory: Purirã Radicalism in New Engl&, 1620–1660; Jonathan Edwards, America’s Evangelical; và American Transcendentalism: A History. For ten years he was editor of the journal Early American Literature. He is an elected member of the Society of American Historians, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the American Antiquarian Society, & the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

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Arnold Krupat (Ph.D. Columbia) is Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College.He is the author of, among mỏi other books, Ethnocriticism: Ethnography, History, Literature; Red Matters: Native American Studies; and, most recently, All That Remains: Varieties of Indigenous Expression (2009). He is the editor of a number of anthologies, including Native sầu American Autobiography: An Anthology và New Voices in Native American Literary Criticism. With Brian Swann, he edited Here First: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers, which won the Wordcraft Circle of Native sầu Writers & Storytellers Award for best book of nonfiction prose in 2001.


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