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    The Canterbury Tales: Seventeen Tales and the General Prologue

    Geoffrey Chaucer, V. A. Kolve, Glending Olson

    Third Edition

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • The medieval masterpiece’s most popular tales, including—new to the Third Edition—The Man of Law’s...

  • Featured9780393938371 72

    Beowulf: A Verse Translation

    Seamus Heaney, Daniel Donoghue

    Second Edition

    Paperback

    “Accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right.” —New York Times Book Review

  • 9780393532463 72

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Marie Borroff, Laura L. Howes

    Second Edition

    Paperback

    This Norton Critical Edition includes:

    • Marie Borroff’s acclaimed verse translation, marginal glosses and explanatory footnotes.
    • Laura L. Howes’s...

  • 9780393932683 72

    Marie de France: Poetry

    Marie de France, Dorothy Gilbert, Dorothy Gilbert

    First Edition

    Paperback

    Marie de France's beautiful poems of courtly love, enchantment and mystery are now available in a Norton Critical Edition.

  • 9780393935622 72

    The Decameron

    Giovanni Boccaccio, Wayne A. Rebhorn, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    First Edition

    Paperback

    “If you want the true, mixed, fourteenth-century book that Boccaccio wrote, choose Rebhorn.”—Joan Acocella, The New Yorker