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    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass, William L. Andrews, William S. McFeely

    Second Edition

    Paperback

    This revision of the acclaimed and widely-assigned Norton Critical Edition of Frederick Douglass’ autobiography includes key examples of literary and cultural analyses that have engaged scholars over the last three decades.

  • 9780393285000 72

    MOBY DICK NCE 3E PA

    Herman Melville, Hershel Parker

    Paperback

    From the foreword to the selected bibliography this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive documentary source for the study of Moby-Dick.

  • 9780393264890 72

    The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings

    Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leland S. Person

    Second Edition

    Paperback

    This perennially popular Norton Critical Edition has been revised to reflect the most current scholarly approaches to The Scarlet Letter—Hawthorne's most widely read novel—as well as to the five short prose works—“Mrs. Hutchinson”, “Endicott and

  • 9780393938944 72

    Pierre: Or, The Ambiguities

    Herman Melville, Robert S. Levine, Cindy Weinstein

    Paperback

    Magnificent and strange, Pierre is a richly allusive novel mirroring both antebellum America and Herman Melville’s own life.

  • 9780393264241 72

    Twelve Years a Slave

    Solomon Northup, Kevin M. Burke, Henry Louis Gates

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition of Solomon Northup’s harrowing autobiography is based on the 1853 first edition. It is accompanied by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s introduction and detailed explanatory footnotes.