Norton Critical Editions:American Literature

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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.

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    Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

    Stephen Leacock, D. M. R. Bentley

    Paperback

    Canada’s answer to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, Stephen Leacock was a master of humor and characterization.

  • 9780393284164 72

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Mark Twain, Thomas Cooley

    Fourth Edition

    Paperback

    “I LOVE this book, as a reader, and I always enjoy teaching it. In the midst of current conversations and conflicts (Black Lives Matter and the responses to it, for example), its importance as a truly ‘American’ novel only grows.”—Anita Guynn, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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    The Great Gatsby

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, David Alworth

    First Edition

    Paperback

    “This superb volume offers a rich cultural fabric that greatly deepens our understanding of The Great Gatsby. Illuminating short stories by Fitzgerald, his correspondence, and his literary inspirations are all featured here. An indispensable edition.”—Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

  • Light in August

    William Faulkner, Melanie Taylor

    First Edition

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • The authoritative text of Light in August, established by Noel Polk in 1985 and accompanied by Melanie...