Norton Critical Editions:Folk Tales, Myths and Epics

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    Aristotle, David Gorman, Michelle Zerba, James Hutton

    First Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition of the world’s first major work of literary criticism is based on James Hutton’s acclaimed translation. The text and explanatory and glossarial notes represent the work of the accomplished Hellenists James Hutton and Michelle

  • 9780393655063 72

    The Odyssey

    Homer, Emily Wilson

    First Edition


    “A revelation. Never have I been so aware at once of the beauty of the poetry, the physicality of Homer’s world, and the moral ambiguity of those who inhabit it.” —Susan Chira, The New York Times Book Review, “New & Noteworthy"

  • 9780393643985 72

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Benjamin R. Foster

    Second Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • An expanded translation from the Akkadian by Benjamin R. Foster based on new discoveries, adding lines...

  • 9780393923285 72

    The Oresteia

    Aeschylus, Joshua Billings, Oliver Taplin

    First Edition


    “This critical edition provides a lavish and fulsome picture of ancient Greek tragedy’s most significant surviving document.” —Johanna Hanink, Brown University

  • 9780393265453 72


    Euripides, Sheila Murnaghan

    First Edition


    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.