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Norton Critical Editions:Folk Tales, Myths and Epics

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    The Analects

    Confucius, Michael Nylan, Simon Leys

    Paperback

    “Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.”
    —Stephen Owen, The New Republic

  • 9780393928082 72

    The Arabian Nights

    Husain Haddawy, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Muhsin Mahdi

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition includes twenty-eight tales from The Arabian Nights translated by Husain Haddawy on the basis of the oldest existing Arabic manuscript.

  • 9780393975161 72

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Benjamin R. Foster, Benjamin R. Foster

    Paperback

    The Epic of Gilgamesh is the world’s oldest epic masterpiece.

  • 9780393933970 72

    The Histories

    Herodotus, Walter Blanco, Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, Walter Blanco

    Second Edition

    Paperback

    Walter Blanco’s acclaimed translation of The Histories is now available in its entirety in this revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition.

  • 9780393265453 72

    Medea

    Euripides, Sheila Murnaghan

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition, edited by one of the pre-eminent scholars in the field, gathers together research on this Greek tragedy, bringing Medea to life for a contemporary audience.